December 28, 2022
Author: Brian Schaeffer
BRIAN SCHAEFFER serves as the fire chief of the Spokane (Washington) Fire Department. His professional life has spanned over 30 years serving in fire departments in the Midwest and Northwest in progressive ranks up to and including fire chief. He also serves on numerous local, state, and national public safety and health-related committees. In addition, he frequently lectures on innovation, leadership and contemporary urban issues such as the unhoused, social determinants of health and multicultural communities.