Welcome to the EMS Section of the Orange County Fire Chiefs Associationn representing the EMS Officers of: Anaheim, Brea, Costa Mesa, Fountain Valley, Fullerton, Huntington Beach, Laguna Beach, Newport Beach, Orange City and Orange County Fire Departments.

Message from the President of the EMS Officers Section

The EMS Officers Section is dedicated to the overall EMS system in Orange County. With members from each Fire Department and representation from every aspect of Emergency Medical Services in Orange County the EMS Officers Section meets once a month to discuss a variety of current issues and topics. In 2019, the EMS Officers Section will continue to work on addressing the evolving and dynamic EMS landscape at the local, regional, and state level, while looking for opportunities to enhance our EMS service delivery though innovative leadership and creative solutions.


Jeff Lopez, President-EMS Officers Section of the OCFCA
EMS Manager-Huntington Beach Fire Department

OCFCA – EMS Officers Section Executive Board
President – EMS Manager Jeff Lopez, Huntington Beach Fire Department
Vice President – Battalion Chief Dave Barry, Anaheim Fire & Rescue
Secretary – Battalion Chief Lauren Lee, Fountain Valley Fire Department



Pat RussellPresident
Fire Chief
Anaheim Fire and Rescue
George Avery
Fire Chief
Brea Fire Department
Dan Stefano
Fire Chief
Costa Mesa Fire and Rescue
Ron CookstonVice President
Fire Chief
Fountain Valley Fire Department
Adam Loeser
Fire Chief
Fullerton Fire Department
Scott Haberle
Fire Chief
Huntington Beach Fire Department
Niko King
Fire Chief
Laguna Beach Fire Department
Jeff BoylesTreasurer
Fire Chief
Newport Beach Fire Department
Sean DeMetropolisSecretary
Fire Chief
Orange City Fire Department
Brian Fennessy
Fire Chief
Orange County Fire Authority