After interviewing several candidates for the position of Township Fire Chief, Lieutenant Rick Shearer was promoted to the position officially on August 22, 2016. Trustee Kris Vincent administrated the Oath of Office to Chief Shearer. Chief Shearer joined the township fire department in October of 2011. In January of 2015 he was appointed the position of Lieutenant in which he demonstrated a strong dedication and commitment to the department and community. The trustees are extremely pleased and confidant that Chief Shearer commitment will continue as he guides and improves the fire department and continues to promote volunteerism from our community. The Trustee gratefully extent our thanks to Assistant Chief Amy Parker who filled the role as Interim Fire Chief in a dignified and professional manner during the transitions process.