Chief Holly vanSchaick brings a breadth and depth of leadership experience and knowledge to Orcas Island Fire & Rescue. Assistant Chief Don Swain has over 25 years of experience in the fire service.

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Our officers include Captains and Lieutenants. These officers lead the volunteer Emergency Responders in the field. Volunteer Officers also lead responders.

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Medical Program Director

Dr. Josh Corsa is our Medical Program Director. Dr. Matthew Russell is our Medical Program Director-Delegate who does QA/QC and Run Review with all responders.

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Emergency Responders

OIFR volunteer responders include Firefighters, EMTs, Wildland Firefighters, and Rescue Technicians. Many of our responders are trained in multiple fields. They are highly-skilled and on-call 24/7.

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Administrative Staff

Our staff manages the day-to-day operations of OIFR and is dedicated to providing islanders with exceptional service.

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2024 OIFR Organization Chart without Names

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