Annual Conference March 4-8, 2024

Chris Bachman

Chris Bachman

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Assistant Chief Chris Bachman is currently the Fire Marshal for Contra Costa County Fire Protection District. He relocated to California in 2019 after serving in the ranks of Battalion Chief, Division Chief and Deputy Chief for 15 years in Missouri and Indiana. This advanced level of upper management experience earned him an appointment on the Human Relations Committee with the International Association of Fire Chiefs and the Exam Development Committee with the ICC for Fire Code certifications. Chris is committed to professional development and currently serves as a peer reviewer and professional speaker with the Center for Public Safety Excellence. Since 2012, he has presented on emerging topics in the fire service at State and National Conferences. In 2019, he also earned a Master’s Degree in Emergency Management and Disaster Preparedness from Georgetown University.