The 2017-2018 Board of Directors didn’t waste any time in continueing the work by the previous board of directors. Led by President Randy Parr, he is being assisted by the 1st Vice President Shauwn D. Howell.
Fire Chief Howell is currently the Fire Chief of Pine Bluff Fire Department in Pine Bluff, Arkansas.
Chief Howell was promoted to Fire Chief on December 30, 2011. Before the appointment he served as the interim chief for 7 months.
Howell is a graduate of Dollarway High School, has a bachelor’s degree in industrial technology from the University of Central Arkansas and an associate’s degree in fire science from Southeast Arkansas College. Howell has worked for the department for 12 years, serving as a firefighter, engineer, lieutenant, training director, public information officer, deputy fire chief and interim fire chief. Howell has been deputy fire chief since 2010. Howell has served in a supervision position with the department for six years. He worked part-time as an adjunct instructor for the Arkansas Fire Academy in Camden from 2007 to 2009.
His training credentials are as follows:
AAS Fire Science
Firefighter 1 – 2 – IFSAC
Company Officer 1 – 2 – IFSAC
Instructor 1 – IFSAC
Arkansas Fire Academy Instructor
To learn more about Chief Howell please visit his page with Pine Bluff Fire Department