Tahoe Douglas Fire News

Employee Promotion Announcement July 2020


Fire Chief Scott Baker Announces Promotions

It is our honor to congratulate Chief Brady and Captain Norwood on their new positions at Tahoe Douglas Fire.
Brandon Brady promoted to Battalion Chief
(photo: pinned by his daughter, Arie)

Brandon a 14-year employee of TDFPD, was recently promoted to Battalion Chief.  Brady has worked his way up through the ranks, served as a lead for rope rescue and extrication programs, and instructed for Emergency Medical Services (EMS), wildland and fireboat programs. Chief Brady is also a member of the Quad County Hazmat team and serves with the Honor Guard. He has held numerous positions with Local 2441 of the International Fire Fighters Association including health and safety committee and union president. He has been an active member of the regional Critical Incident Stress Management team and serves as a liaison with the Northern Nevada Peer Support Network promoting first responder wellness. Brady has two AA degrees in Fire Science Technology with an emphasis in wildland, a BS degree in Management, and a Masters degree in Emergency Management. Chief Brady has assumed responsibilities for B-Shift and the EMS program.
Mark Norwood promoted to Captain

Mark joined TDFPD in 2013, as a firefighter/paramedic, after quickly demonstrating his EMS skills he was placed as an EMS Preceptor mentoring and monitoring new medics.  He is a member of the Quad County Haz-Mat team, Honor Guard, and served as an EMS instructor.  Captain Norwood also holds certifications for Engine Boss, Dozer Boss, Communications Technician (trainee), and Unit Leader and Wildland Fire Investigation (trainee). Norwood currently serves as the lead for the radio communications program and secretary/treasurer for Local 2441.  Norwood has an AA degree in Electronic Engineering and a BS degree in Fire Administration.
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