Retired Fire Chief James Fullingim has been a member of the Norman Fire Department since 1981. In that time he has advanced through the ranks holding
all fire suppression positions in the chain of command; Firefighter, Driver/Engineer, Captain, Assistant Chief and Deputy Chief and was appointed to the Fire
Chief’s position in June 2006. He serves as both the Chief of the Norman Fire Department and the Emergency Management Director for the City of Norman.
Chief Fullingim has completed the University of Maryland’s National Fire Service Staff and Command Course. He is a past president of both the
Southwestern Division of the International Association of Fire Chiefs and OKC Metro Chiefs Association. Chief Fullingim has an Associate Degree in
Municipal Fire Protection from OSU-OKC, and a Bachelor’s Degree in Management and Ethics from MACU.