Tony Velasquez was appointed Fairfield’s fire chief on April 3, 2013. He began his career with Fairfield in 1992 as a firefighter/paramedic. He was promoted to the ranks of fire engineer, fire captain, and battalion chief. As a battalion chief he was in charge of Emergency Medical Services, Reserve Firefighters, and Physical Fitness. Tony is a state certified paramedic, a master instructor for California state fire training, has a California Chief Officer certification and just completed his first year of the Executive Fire Officer Program at the National Fire Academy.
Educational Background: A.S., Fire Science, Solano Community College, B.A., Human Relations, Golden Gate University, M.A., Organizational Leadership, Chapman University.
Memberships: California Fire Chief’s Association – EMS Section, California Fire Chief’s Association – Operations Section, Chamber of Commerce, Solano County Fire Chief’s Association.
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