Sept. 12, 2022
Fire chief announces promotions
Johnson City Fire Chief David Bell has announced three recent promotions within the department.
Jason Powell has been promoted to the new position of assistant chief of administration. Powell is a 25-year veteran of the Johnson City Fire Department. In this role, his primary duties include supervision of the administrative district chief and fire equipment technician, recruitment, policy review and management, and commission agenda preparation. Powell previously served as the administrative district chief.
Ed Haynes, a 26-year veteran of the department, has been promoted to the new position of assistant chief of operations. His primary duties include managing compliance testing of the JCFD fleet, apparatus specification and purchasing, hydrant management, personal protective equipment management and purchasing, and operations budget preparation for protection and special operations. Haynes previously served as district chief for A-shift.
Adam Momberger has been promoted to administrative district chief. An 18-year veteran of the department, his primary duties include managing the training division, accreditation, ISO compliance and grants.
Pete Sanders has been promoted to district chief. A 23-year veteran of the fire department, Sanders is assigned to A-shift.