Chief of Department
Fire Chief Barry Head is responsible for all aspects of fire and rescue operations for Forsyth County. Chief Head has protected Forsyth County for over 25 years. He began his service in 1990 as a dispatcher in the Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office. While there, he was promoted three times, achieving the rank of sergeant. In 1997, he transferred to the Fire Department as a fire inspector. In 1999, Head moved from fire inspector to fire fighter, a position he held for approximately two years. In 2001 he was promoted to fire lieutenant and in 2012 to division chief, fire marshal. In 2017. Head was named division chief, field operations. As division chief, field operations, Head was directly responsible for the daily field operations of the department and supervision of the six battalion chiefs. In addition, all fire station operations and emergency response are under his command. Head took advantage of numerous training opportunities, earning certification in over 20 areas ranging from fire investigation to responding to terrorism. In addition to tactical and situational training, he also received certification in management development from the University of Georgia.
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.
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.
Division Chief, Fire Marshal
Division Chief Jason Stover manages and oversees the Fire Marshal’s Office including the Fire/Explosive Investigations Unit, the Code Compliance/Enforcement Division, and the Public Education Division.
Interim Division Chief, Field Operations
Interim Division Chief Chapman 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.