Fire Department Command Staff

Danny D. Bowman

Chief of Department
Emergency Management Agency Director

Fire Chief and Emergency Management Agency (EMA) Director Danny Bowman is responsible for all aspects of fire and rescue operations for Forsyth County, oversees all EMA operations, and directs and advises on Homeland Security issues. Bowman joined the Forsyth County Fire Department as division fire chief in 2001, and was promoted to assistant fire chief and EMA director in 2002. He has served as chief of department since July 2003. Starting his career as a firefighter for the Atlanta Fire Department in 1968, Bowman worked his way up the ranks, eventually serving in the chief administrator capacity for the newly formed Fulton County Fire Department and later as the deputy fire chief, interim fire chief and battalion chief for Fulton County. He is active in the community and fire services industry, previously holding the position of president for both the Georgia Association of Fire Chiefs and the Metropolitan Atlanta Area Fire Chiefs Association. He also served on the Thompson Group, a Washington, D.C. advisory panel for the Fair Labor and Standards Act.

Brenda Green

Division Chief, Fire Administration

Division Chief Green is responsible for the administration capacities of the department and oversees daily management of the budget.  She joined the department in 1995 and formerly held the position of administrative assistant, senior.

Jason Shivers

Division Chief, Technical Services

Division Chief Shivers is responsible for the training, emergency medical services, motor maintenance, and quartermaster supply components of the department. He also acts as the department's spokesperson and public information officer and acts as the coordinator for the county's Insurance Services Office review. He joined the department in 1998 and has held the positions of firefighter/EMT, fire lieutenant, and inspector general.

STEVE BaKeR

Division Chief, Fire Marshal

Division Chief Baker manages and oversees the Fire Marshal’s Office to include the Fire/Explosive Investigations Unit, the Code Compliance/Enforcement Division, and the Public Education Division.

Barry Head

Division Chief, Field Operations

Division Chief Head is directly responsible for the daily field operations of the department and supervises the six (6) battalion chiefs. All fire station operations and emergency response are under his command.

Contact Us

 Address: 3520 Settingdown Rd
Cumming, GA 30028
 Phone: (770) 781-2180
 Fax: (770) 781-2194
 Email: Contact Us

Our Mission

The Forsyth County Fire Department protects life, property, and the environment from the ravages of fire and all other emergencies, both natural and man made, and provides citizens and visitors with emergency medical pre-hospital care in a highly effective manner with the best trained personnel possible.