Fire Chief Kyle McMann joined MCFD1 in 2001 as an Engineer/Paramedic after completing the Chemeketa Fire Program and Umpqua Paramedic Program. He has served in several capacities over his MCFD1 career including Firefighter, Engineer, Captain, Emergency Medical Services-Operations Captain, Battalion Chief, and as Deputy Fire Chief. He also serves as a Task Force Leader for the Marion County Fire Defense Board for Conflagrations.
Chief McMann possesses Associates Degrees in Fire Science, Emergency Medical Services – Paramedic, Associates Degree in Nursing, a Bachelor’s Degree in Fire Services Administration, and a Master’s Degree in Executive Fire Officer Leadership. He is currently completing his Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing. Chief McMann has also served as IAFF (International Association of Fire Fighters) Local 2557 President. A native Oregonian, he lives in Salem with his wife Carol of 20 years, 2 German Shepard’s and several Siamese cats. Their daughter is in college. Off duty he enjoys traveling, spending time with family, kayaking, biking and watching football.