Ruben Martin, Fire Chief, Central Marin Fire Authority
Central Marin Fire Chief Ruben Martin was born and raised in Los Angeles. Chief Martin began his career in the fire service in the early 1990's as a volunteer in the L.A. area and relocated to the Bay Area in 1998 to continue to pursue his career as a Firefighter-Paramedic. Chief Martin has been a firefighter in Marin for the past 20 years working with Marin County Fire, Ross Valley Fire, Larkspur Fire, and now as a Fire Chief for Central Marin Fire Department. Throughout his career he has held the position of Firefighter Paramedic, Engineer Paramedic, Captain, Fire Inspector, Fire Marshal, and Fire Chief. Chief Martin is currently the President of the Marin County Fire Chiefs Association and is the Represents the Marin Wildfire Prevention Authority (MWPA) as the chair for Advisory/Technical Committee (ATC).
Mark Pomi, Fire Chief, kentfield Fire protection district
Kentfield Fire Chief, Mark Pomi, started his career in 1988 with the San Antonio Volunteer Fire Department in Sonoma County, serving as a firefighter, engineer and captain. He joined the Marin County Fire Department in 1999 as a seasonal firefighter and was hired by Ceres Emergency Services in 2000 before making the move to Kentfield Fire Protection District in 2003. Chief Pomi has also achieved the designation as a fire officer from the Center for Public Safety Excellence and completed the Executive Education Leadership Program at Dominican University, Barowsky School of Business all while working for the district.
Jason Weber, Fire Chief, Marin County Fire Depratment
Marin County Fire Chief Jason Weber began his career in fire service in the mid ‘90’s and has served in the department as a Seasonal Firefighter, Firefighter Paramedic, Engineer, Captain, Battalion Chief, and Deputy Fire Chief. His main goal is to align our mission and values with the interest of the public we serve. His extensive knowledge of the fire service provides the leadership skills to oversee the complexities in Administration, Emergency Operations, Fire Suppression, Emergency Medical Services, Emergency Communications, Vegetation Management, Training, partnerships with Cal Fire, and spearing a countywide Fire Emergency Command Center. Chief Weber currently serves on the California Wildfire Coordinating Group, Chair of the CALFIRE Association of Contract Counties, Executive Officer of the Ross Valley Paramedic Authority and was instrumental in developing the Marin Wildfire Prevention Authority.
Dr. Mark Bason-Mitchell, medical director
Dr. Mark Bason-Mitchell is the Medical Director for Marin County Fire Department (MCFD), Southern Marin Emergency Medical Paramedic System (SMEMPS), and the Ross Valley Paramedic Authority (RVPA). Dr. Bason-Mitchell enjoys working with the fire agencies to continue to improve the level of care provided.Dr. Bason-Mitchell grew up in Menlo Park and worked as an EMT before attending medical school in Chicago. He did his residency in emergency medicine in Los Angeles at USC and has been at MGH for nine years. He and his family live in San Francisco but he also spends “countless hours” in Marin hiking and riding his bike.
Heather price fair, r.n., b.s.n., c.q.i. specialist
Bridget Peterson, r.n.
Bridget Peterson, EMS Nurse Educator for Marin County Fire Dept, Ross Valley Paramedic Authority (RVPA), Central Marin Fire Authority & Southern Marin Emergency Medical Paramedic System (SMEMPS). She also works as an ER nurse & charge nurse at Marin Health Medical Center in the Emergency Department.
As the EMS educator for the past 12 years, Bridget oversees the EMS (Emergency Medical Services) continuing education program for our paramedics and EMT's. Her team provides education on all things "medical" that our crews respond to when 911 is called- such as stroke, heart attack and trauma patients. Offered classes include ACLS (Adult cardiac arrest care), PALS (Pediatric cardiac arrest care), Trauma care, monthly lectures, and scenarios.