Personnel & Duties

The Administrative Division personnel consists of:

David Bailey- Fire Chief

Brandy Williams- Deputy Chief

Dustin Spires-  Deputy Chief/Fire Marshal 

Steve Perry- City Emergency Manager/Safety Officer/Battalion Chief                                    

Chad Menard- Captain/Training/EMS                                                                                                      

Ryan Gentry- Captain/Community Relations/PIO                                                 

David Glassman- Logistics   

Nikki Upshaw- Administrative Assistant                                                                                                                           

  Division Responsibilities

The Administration Division not only ensures the most efficient and effective day-to-day operations, but they are focused on the future. It is from this division that our vision and mission evolves into the services that we provide. Through careful evaluation of past response data, national trends, review of best business practices, and technology; the leadership of our team provides the needed guidance that steers our dedicated team.


The mission of Madison Fire & Rescue is to minimize the loss of life and property to the community through our commitment to prevention, preparedness, and effective emergency response.


The membership of Madison Fire & Rescue envisions that we will be widely recognized as an industry leader in the provision of services to our community, as well as the regional partners who request our assistance. Professionalism, integrity, honesty, and empathy will be evident in our external communications efforts and in the customer service we provide to those who place their trust in us.

Well-executed physical resource management and a plan for resource demands will ensure we are supported to address current and future needs and risks of our community. Teamwork will be fostered by improved internal communications, safety practices will ensure we remain able to continue providing high-quality services, and well-executed workforce planning and development will invest in our human resources as our most valued asset.

While performing our mission, living our guiding principles, and achieving our goals, we will meet or exceed the expectations of our community and realize our vision for a continuously improving Madison Fire & Rescue.

Guiding Principles

Honesty * Accountability * Professionalism * Communication

Customer Service * Integrity * Safety * Teamwork* Empathy