Eastside Fire & Rescue
Chief Clark was appointed Fire Chief of the Eastside Fire & Rescue Department on February 2nd, 2016. Prior to this he was the Fire Chief of the City of Chandler Fire Department where he started his fire service career in April of 1991, during his tenure he has held positions as Assistant Chief of Operations, Emergency Services Assistant Chief, response Battalion Chief, Emergency Medical Services Division Chief, Office of Disaster Preparedness Division Chief, Accreditation Manager, Hazardous Materials Technician, Paramedic, Captain, Engineer and Firefighter.
Chief Clark was designated as a Chief Fire Officer by the Center for Public Safety Excellence in 2007. He holds a Master’s degree in Administration from Northern Arizona University; a Bachelor’s degree in Public Safety Administration and an Associate’s degree in Fire Science. Chief Clark has completed Arizona State University’s Certified Public Manager program, is a graduate of Arizona State University’s Fire Service Institute, completed Harvard University’s Senior Executives in State and Local Government, Harvard’s Shaping Healthcare Delivery Policy Programs, and recently completed the Naval Post Graduate School’s Homeland Security Executive Development Program and holds several fire service certifications.
Chief Clark is a past President of the Arizona Emergency Services Association, a member of the National Fire Protection Agency, Washington Fire Chiefs Association, International Association of Fire Chiefs. He was a Governor appointed member of Arizona’s Central Region Homeland Security Advisory Council where he served as the group’s Chairman. He was a long-time member of the Central Arizona Life Safety Council and served on the groups Executive Committee and as chairman of the Phoenix Regional Emergency Medical Services Taskforce. He is currently the Treasurer of King County Fire Chiefs Association, a member of the Automatic Aid Taskforce, King County EMS Advisory Committee and Board Member of NORCOM (Regional Dispatch Center).
Monday, October 19, 2020
10:00 AM – 5:00 PM ET