Fire Marshal

All through my life I have performed many different jobs and never really settled on what I wanted to do in life until I was asked to work at Rock Community Fire Protection District.

The day I started, I knew this was the position I was meant for. I have never been so content and happy with a job as I am with this one. I feel I'm making a difference.

Everyday I wake up and go to the office and I have to make many decisions concerning the safety of our residents. It gets in your blood and drives you farther than you thought you could go on your own.

I couldn't' do it without my dedicated staff. They are a great group of people to work with as well as the Chief's staff and Firemen.

My dream is to finish my career with Rock Community and end with the gratification I have made a difference in the safety and well-being of everyone I have been privileged to work with and for.

I pledge to do "Whatever It Takes" to perform my job to the highest standards and be fair and honest with everyone.

Born March 25th 1954
Married 34 years.
3 Children and 1 Granddaughter.
Served 7 years in the Air Force as Munitions Specialist with an honorable discharge.
Shaw School Elementary
Southwest High
O'Fallon Tech - Industrial, Commercial, Residential and Electrical.
Jefferson College - Business
Rankin Tech - Stationary Engineer
5 Yrs. Licensed investigator with the state of Missouri.
Currently hold 6 certifications with ICC Codes.
2nd term president of Fire Marshals Assoc. for Jefferson County, 13 districts.
Worked in building maintenance & equipment maintenance for 15 years.
26 years in construction fields.
5 years buildiing inspector for the city of Arnold.
7 years in Rock Community - 5 years as Fire Inspector - 2 years as Fire Marshal.