Welcome to the Fire Prevention Officers Section representing the Fire Prevention 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 Fire Prevention Officers Section

The Orange County Fire Prevention Officers Section welcomes you to our web page. The OCFCA Fire Prevention Officers proudly represent all of the fire agencies serving the citizens of Orange County. We are committed to regional collaboration, enhancing community risk reduction, fire prevention, and community outreach programs, advocating for the Orange County fire service at the regional, state, and federal levels, and engaging in progressive and innovative community risk reduction and fire prevention related training with our internal and external fire service partners.
We are humbly recognized statewide as one of the most engaged and collaborative groups of fire prevention professionals today, continually looking for ways to be more innovative and progressive in all we do!

Please enjoy our website.

Victor Steppe, President-Fire Prevention Section of the OCFCA
Email: VictorSteppe@ocfa.org

OCFCA – Fire Prevention Section – Executive Board
President – Victor Steppe, Orange County Fire Authority
Vice President – James Gillespie, Newport Beach Fire Department
Secretary – Peggy Castaneda, Orange County Fire Authority
Treasurer – Michael Galleano, Anaheim Fire & Rescue
Past President – Alicia Badosa, Anaheim Fire & Rescue



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