The Administration Division provides administrative support for all Fire Department activities including customer service, budget preparation and administration, payroll, purchasing and human resources.

Fire Chief

Fire Chief, Matt Cowan, is the chief executive officer of the Fire Department and reports to the Board of Commissioners. He manages the department's 11 million dollar budget, and oversees all department operations.

Deputy Chief of Operations

Currently vacant, this position is responsible for planning, directing, managing, and overseeing the daily activities of Northshore Fire's operational functions including: staff supervision, preparation and administration of operational division budgets, coordination of safety related issues, and the planning and organization of divisions in alignment with department goals.

Administrative Director

The Administrative Director is responsible for multiple HR functions in support of positive employee and labor relations and key business and HR objectives including: performance management, benefit administration and leave management, workplace health and safety, recruitment, promotional process oversight, HR training, and compensation.

Finance Specialist

Finance Specialist, Dawn Killion, is responsible for payroll, accounts payable and receivables, assisting with budget preparation and management, performing miscellaneous human resources related functions, and serves as the Public Records Officer.

Administrative Specialist

Administrative Specialist, Jennifer Kunkel, provides business and project management support for all divisions of the department, including the Fire Marshal's Office, and also serves as a Public Records Officer.