Fire Chief John Clark was appointed the North Whidbey Fire and Rescue Chief on March 16, 2020.  Prior to accepting the Chief’s position with North Whidbey, John was Fire Chief in Baker City, Oregon.  Chief Clark’s focus is on improvement of NWFR's firefighter recruitment/retention program and strategic implementation of progressive delivery of quality Fire & EMS services.

Chief Clark holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Fire Engineering from University of Cincinnati and a Master’s Degree in Safety Administration from University of Eastern Kentucky. Additionally, Clark is a certified Fire Officer III, Paramedic, Fire Instructor I, Fire Plans Examiner, Fire Inspector and Professional Emergency Manager.

Chief Clark, and his wife Gina, have quickly settled into life on Whidbey Island and have recently purchased their first home here! 

Fire Chief John Clark

Phone: 360.544.8304