WFC Board Member Detail


Position: Immediate Past President
Organization: Central Pierce Fire & Rescue 

Business Phone:   (253) 538-6400  

Bio: Keith began his fire service career as a resident volunteer at Parkland Fire Department in 1988 and was hired a year later.  Parkland Fire Department later became Central Pierce Fire & Rescue through a merger of several fire districts.

Over the years Keith has served as a Firefighter, Lieutenant, Captain, Battalion Chief, Assistant Chief, Deputy Chief and Fire Chief. His current position in the Department is Assistant Chief of Health and Safety.  He is currently Vice President of the Washington Fire Chiefs Association and a past president of the Pierce County Fire Chiefs Association. Keith spent several years as a member of the department’s Special Operations Team as well as a member of FEMA Washington Task Force 1. As a member of the task force he deployed to Oklahoma City for the Alfred P. Murrah Building bombing and to the 9/11 World Trade Center attack at New York City.

He has earned his Associates Degree in Fire Command and Administration from Bellevue Community College. In June of 2011, he graduated from Eastern Oregon University with his Bachelor’s Degree in Fire Service Administration. He is currently enrolled in the Executive Fire Officer Program at the National Fire Academy.


Keith has been married to his wonderful wife Marlene for 25 years and has three great children. He enjoys spending time with his family, Boy Scout activities, camping, golf, and being outdoors. 


Posted: Jul 21, 2015,
Categories: WFC Board,
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