City of Manassas Fire & Rescue
A Highly Accredited Staff
City of Manassas, Virginia . . . City of Manassas Fire and Rescue Chief Brett R. Bowman was recently named Vice Chairman of the Fire & Rescue Departments of Northern Virginia Coalition. This group is a regional coalition of 14 member jurisdictions that aim to provide the Northern Virginia region with the best possible emergency services through shared use of resources and coordinated emergency response.
Chief Bowman has also completed his renewal as a Chief Fire Officer (CFO) by the Public Safety Excellence Commission on Professional Credentialing (CPC). The highly competitive CFO designation assures departments that their leaders have the educational and technical competencies necessary to meet the demands of today’s society.
Chief Bowman has earned the designation with more than 38 years of experience in both the career and volunteer fire and EMS service. He became the City of Manassas Fire and Rescue Chief in July 2011. He earned a Masters of Public Administration degree from George Mason University, is a graduate of the National Fire Academy Executive Fire Officer Program and is a member of the Institution of Fire Engineers.
Fire Marshal Francis J. Teevan has earned the professional designation of Fire Marshal (FM) by the CPC. Teevan is one of only 49 FMs worldwide to receive this designation. To be named a professional Fire Marshal is a stringent process, which includes an assessment of the applicant’s education, experience, professional development, technical competencies, contributions to the profession, and community involvement.
With more than 39 years of experience as a volunteer and career Fire Service member, Fire Marshal Teevan has worked towards this goal during his entire professional career. Teevan has also obtained the Chief Fire Officer designation.