New BAVFC Chief of Department and Assistant Fire Chief
The BAVFC is proud to announce that Mark Johnson was chosen as its’ 25th fire chief at a special company election on Sept 6 2016. Chief Johnson joined the BAVFC in 1998 (18 years) at age 34. He has held the offices of Fire Lieutenant, EMS lieutenant, EMS Captain, Fire Captain, Asst Fire Chief. To round out his service he served on the BAVFC Board of Directors as treasurer for two years. When Chief Johnson is not doing the work of the company his full time job is as a pharmacist at a local hospital.
When Chief Johnson was elected his current assistant chief position became vacant. This position was filled by the election of Stephen D Cox on Sept 6 2016. Asst Chief Cox has a superior fire service resume and background which includes extensive work with the Maryland Fire and Rescue Institute, Past President of the Maryland State Fireman’s Association, and numerous leadership positions with the BAVFC including Past Chief from 1992-1993.
Chief of Department Mark Johnson
2nd Assistant Chief Stephen D Cox