Jeffrey D Johnson, Chief (Ret.)

Chief Jeff Johnson has an extensive public safety background, with over 40 years experience at the local, national and international level. Chief Johnson rose through the ranks to become the Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue Fire Chief for 15 years prior to retiring.   Chief Johnson served on the Board of Directors and as the Vice Chairman of FirstNet for 6 years after having been a key figure in passing the legislation to create the network. Chief Johnson has served as President of the International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC) and President and Chief Executive of the Western Chiefs which serves fire chiefs in the 11 western states focusing on wildfire, technology and service to Chiefs. Chief Johnson also has an extensive private sector background having served on numerous corporate boards including Sonim Technologies (NASDAQ – SONM) and Informed Publishing who specialized in public safety apps. Chief Johnson also is owns other interesting ventures such as Sisters Meat and Smokehouse which specializes as an artisanal butchery, restaurant and produces boutique deli meats.  Chief Johnson is a graduate of Concordia University and the National Fire Academy Executive Fire Officer program and Jeff lives in Sisters Oregon.

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