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Jim Walkowski

Jim Walkowski
Position: Immediate Past President
Organization: East Jefferson Fire & Rescue
Business Phone: (360) 385-2626

Bio: Chief Jim Walkowski currently serves as the Assistant Chief of Emergency Services with Spokane County Fire District #9 and supervises the Fire/EMS Operations, Training, and Special Operation Divisions of the District. The District serves the North Spokane area and provides services to 40,000 citizens within a 122 square mile service area from nine fire stations.

He has 28 years in the fire service and has served as firefighter, company officer, and chief officer in his career with the City of SeaTac Fire Department, South Kitsap Fire and Rescue, Bainbridge Island Fire Department, and Riverside Fire Authority. He is a graduate of the University of Maryland Fire and Rescue Institute and attended Western Oregon University.

He serves on numerous teams and committees including the Spokane County Type 3 Incident Management Team and HLS Region 9 Urban Search and Rescue Team. He is a member of the International Fire Chiefs Association, Spokane County Fire Chiefs Association, and National Fire Protection Association.

Jim is married to his wife Sarah and has three amazing children. When off-duty, he dedicates time to family and providing fire service instruction with a team of other fire service professionals.
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Posted: Jul 21, 2015,
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