Marysville Fire District Fire Chief Ned Vander Pol brings 27 years of fire and emergency medical services experience to our community.
Vander Pol first joined the fire service in 1995 as a volunteer firefighter in California. He then served two decades with the Vista Fire Department in San Diego County, working through the ranks before retiring as Vista’s Fire Chief in December 2022. He was named Marysville Fire District's Fire Chief in February 2023.
“I look forward to working with the professional members of the Marysville Fire District as we provide exceptional service to the residents and visitors in our community. It is an honor to be part of a high quality all risk fire agency guided by our core values of compassion, integrity, diversity and teamwork.”
Vander Pol holds a master’s degree in public administration, completed the executive fire officer program at the National Fire Academy and is a credentialed Chief Officer from the Commission on Professional Credentialing of the Center for Public Safety Excellence. He is committed to leading our community-focused public safety organization and looks forward to being involved with the public to understand their safety needs while supporting the personnel providing the service.