Marion County Fire District #1 Honors Firefighters at Awards Banquet

2020-03-06T12:16:33-08:00

Marion County Fire District #1 hosted its annual Awards Banquet for personnel on February 21. More than 100 emergency personnel and their families attended the event. Chief Kyle McMann says that the banquet is held every year to honor exceptional service to citizens in the Fire District’s service area. Marion County Fire District #1 provides fire and emergency medical services [...]

Marion County Fire District #1 Honors Firefighters at Awards Banquet2020-03-06T12:16:33-08:00

Kyle McMann – Fire Chief

2019-11-19T16:28:16-08:00

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 [...]

Kyle McMann – Fire Chief2019-11-19T16:28:16-08:00

Ron Lee – Deputy Chief

2019-12-04T13:22:03-08:00

Deputy Chief Ron Lee was born and raised in Salem, Oregon and is a graduate of North Salem High School. Chief Lee knew from a young age that his profession of choice was the fire service. He began his professional education at Chemeketa Community College immediately after high school, earning an Associates of Applied Science in Emergency Medical Services degree, [...]

Ron Lee – Deputy Chief2019-12-04T13:22:03-08:00

Paula Smith – Fire Marshal

2019-12-03T14:28:07-08:00

Fire Marshal Paula Smith has been in the fire service for 33 years; 25 of those years at Marion County Fire District No. 1. Her prior experience came from 8 years with Woodburn Fire District as a volunteer and part time paid Firefighter. The Fire Marshal is responsible for Fire investigations, plan reviews for new construction and remodels, fire inspections [...]

Paula Smith – Fire Marshal2019-12-03T14:28:07-08:00

Anna Kraemer – Chief Administrative Officer

2019-11-19T16:32:30-08:00

Anna Kraemer joined Marion County Fire District in 2003 as the Office Specialist in administration. She was promoted to Staff Assistant in 2005, Administrative Services Manager in 2008, and Chief Administrative Officer in 2015. She is responsible for Office Management, coordination for the Board of Directors and Civil Service Commission, Human Resources, contracts, and District policies. Anna possesses a Bachelor’s [...]

Anna Kraemer – Chief Administrative Officer2019-11-19T16:32:30-08:00

Mark Bjorklund – Battalion Chief

2019-12-11T13:24:01-08:00

BC Bjorklund graduated from University of Portland with a Bachelors Degree in Communications Management in 1990 and started pursuing his dream career in the fire service by volunteering and obtaining his paramedic certification. He started with Marion County Fire District in 1993 as a volunteer firefighter at Station 2, attaining the rank of Volunteer Lieutenant. He was hired as a [...]

Mark Bjorklund – Battalion Chief2019-12-11T13:24:01-08:00

Kris Boyer – Battalion Chief

2019-12-11T12:39:14-08:00

Kris Boyer started employment with Marion County Fire District No. 1 in January of 1993 after graduating from Chemeketa Community College's Fire Science program. His current position of Battalion Chief is responsible for managing emergency response of fire crews as well as managing safety and training. This position supervises a third of emergency response personnel, B shift. Last position held [...]

Kris Boyer – Battalion Chief2019-12-11T12:39:14-08:00

Josh Darland – Battalion Chief

2019-12-11T12:36:06-08:00

Battalion Chief Darland joined Marion County Fire District #1 in January of 2014 when he was hired as the Training Captain, he transferred to Shift Captain in 2018 and was promoted to Battalion Chief in 2019. Chief Darland has 30 years of Fire and Emergency Medical Services experience, holds an Associate’s Degree in Emergency Management, is a certified Paramedic, and [...]

Josh Darland – Battalion Chief2019-12-11T12:36:06-08:00

Brian Woodley – Training Officer

2019-12-11T08:09:52-08:00

Brian Woodley began his fire service career as a Volunteer Firefighter with Marion County Fire District #1 in November of 2000. Brian continued his fire service experience and education showing a commitment to training and development early on. Brian advanced to the rank of Volunteer Lieutenant in October of 2004 and then Volunteer Captain in July of 2006. Brian completed [...]

Brian Woodley – Training Officer2019-12-11T08:09:52-08:00

Crystal Wooldridge – Financial Analyst

2019-12-11T08:10:04-08:00

Crystal Wooldridge works part-time as a Financial Analyst for Marion County Fire District No. 1. In this role, Crystal is responsible for budgeting, audit, long-term forecasting, payroll, general ledger, and pretty much any other aspect that involves numbers. Overall, she enjoys crunching the numbers to figure out the answers to our questions. She started employment with the District in September [...]

Crystal Wooldridge – Financial Analyst2019-12-11T08:10:04-08:00

Anita DeVilliers – Finance/Admin

2019-12-11T08:10:18-08:00

Anita Butte DeVilliers works in the Finance division and has been part of our team since 2009. Anita has worked and volunteered in the Oregon fire service since 1991. She is a native Oregonian, and enjoys spending downtime in the outdoors, traveling when she can, perfecting her photography skills, and spending time with family and friends. 503.588.6521 anitad@mcfd1.com [...]

Anita DeVilliers – Finance/Admin2019-12-11T08:10:18-08:00

Terry Riley – Management Analyst

2019-12-11T08:10:35-08:00

Terry Riley has been a member of the Oregon fire service for the past 23+ years. His career began as a volunteer for the City of Grants Pass Fire Department in February 1984, but only lasted a few months before he left to join the Army in August 1984. He returned to the fire service in 1988 as a volunteer [...]

Terry Riley – Management Analyst2019-12-11T08:10:35-08:00