James Frater

James Frater

Fire Marshal
Riverside County Fire Department

Mr. Frater is the Fire Marshal for the Riverside County Fire Department serving unincorporated Riverside County and nineteen partner cities/agencies. He is a Registered Professional Engineer in Fire Protection in the State of Arizona.  He has over twenty-seven years of fire prevention experience including serving as a Fire Marshal for approximately twelve of those years.  Mr. Frater has provided his expertise to the Riverside County Fire Department since 2013.  His previous assignments include University of Virginia, Virginia; City of North Las Vegas Fire Department, Nevada; City of Mesa Building Safety Division, Arizona; Grainger Consulting, Inc.; and Arizona Public Service Company, Palo Verde Nuclear Generating Station.  Mr. Frater holds a master’s degree in Business Administration and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering from Arizona State University.