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City announces new Fire Chief: David Short THIS NEWS ITEM EXPIRED 9/1/2012 AND IS NO LONGER ACTIVE AND MAY NOT REFLECT CURRENT INFORMATION! THIS INFORMATION IS FOR ARCHIVAL PURPOSES ONLY!
6/19/2012 Shawnee Oklahoma, June 15, 2012 – The City Manager of Shawnee announces the promotion of Mr. David Short to the position of Fire Chief for the City of Shawnee Fire Department.
Chief Short was selected by the City Manager after a 4 month national search for a Fire Chief and after participating in a Fire Chief panel interview process including Chief Randy Olson, Fire Chief, City of Midwest City Ok., Chief Kieth Bryant, Fire Chief, City of Oklahoma City and Chief “Butch” Herring, Fire Chief, City of Ponca City.
Manager McDougal said: “David has the combination of experience, education, determination and interpersonal skills to lead the Shawnee Fire Department into the 21st Century. His dedication, willingness and 24 years of service to the citizens of this great City have prepared him very well for the position. We look forward to working with him as he will be an excellent addition to the City’s management team.
Mr. David Short said, “It is an exciting time to have the opportunity to lead a dynamic organization such as the Shawnee Fire Department. I look forward to the future as this department strives to be a great organization serving a great City.
Mr. Short holds a B.A. in Religion from Oklahoma Baptist University. Expires:9/1/2012 Comments:
Congratulations to Chief Short and to the City of Shawnee Fire Department on this promotion. Best wishes from a fellow Bison Hill alum. Looking forward to continuing the great relationship between SFD and KGFF. 6/19/2012 4:54:58 PM
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