The Fire Department is pleased to announce the promotion of Corey Sands to the position of Fire Marshal effective Monday, March 5, 2012.
Firefighter Sands started as a volunteer with the City in 1997 and was hired as a Firefighter in 1999. He was promoted to Firefighter/Fire Prevention Officer in 2002. Because of budget challenges, Corey moved back to shift work and served primarily as a Firefighter beginning in 2009. He recently served as one of three Acting Fire Marshal’s fulfilling the duties of that office.
Corey holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Management and Human Relations from Mid America Nazarene University. In his role as the Firefighter/Fire Prevention Officer, he worked tirelessly to build relationships with local businesses and schools.