Press Release: Division Chief Healy Appointed to Fire Chief

Posted: 18-Oct-2013

Moraga-Orinda Fire District
1280 Moraga Way
Moraga, CA 94556

Contact:  John Wyro, President, Board of Directors - 925-258-4599
Release Date: October 18, 2013

MORAGA, CA – On October 16, 2013, Division Chief Stephen Healy was appointed to the rank of Fire Chief of the Moraga-Orinda Fire District.  He had been serving as the Interim Fire Chief since July.

Chief Healy’s education, experience, professional development, technical competencies, contributions to the profession, community involvement, and performance as Interim Fire Chief all led to the Moraga-Orinda Fire District Board of Directors decision to appoint him to the position.

Chief Healy holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Fire Prevention from the National Fire Academy and a Master’s of Science degree in Emergency Services Administration from the California State University at Long Beach.  He is also a credentialed Chief Fire Officer through the Center for Public Safety Excellence and a Certified Chief Officer with the State of California.

Chief Healy has been with the District for six years and a fire service professional in Contra Costa, Monterey, and San Luis Obispo Counties for over 27 years.