Position: Ex-Officio/WSP/State Fire Marshal Office
Organization: Washington State Patrol
Business Phone: 360-596-3901
Bio: As a 27-year veteran of the Washington State Patrol (WSP), Chuck LeBlanc is currently the State Fire Marshal, head of the Fire Protection Bureau, which is primarily responsible for Hazardous Materials Training, Basic Fire Fighter Training, All-Risk Mobilization, Construction Plan Review, Fire and Life Safety Inspections of licensed care facilities, Sprinkler Contractor Licensing, Fire Safe Cigarettes, and Fireworks regulation.
Fire Marshal LeBlanc oversees the WSP’s Fire Training Academy in North Bend, as well as the Prevention Division in Olympia.
Prior to his current assignment, LeBlanc was the commander of the Prevention Division for the last 2.5 years. LeBlanc retired from the commissioned side of the WSP as a Captain in 2014, as the District 1 Commander in Tacoma, which included Pierce and Thurston Counties. LeBlanc also commanded the WSP’s Criminal Investigation Division prior to his assignment to Tacoma.
Fire Marshal LeBlanc is a member of the National Association of Fire Marshals, Washington State Association of Fire Marshals, Washington State Fire Chiefs Association, Emergency Management Council, Washington State Fire Service Leadership Forum, Washington State Emergency Response Commission, Washington State Interoperability Executive Committee, Fire Defense Committee, and the Wildland Fire Advisory Committee.