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News Release - Fire Chief

To: The News Media
From: Tim Theaker, Mayor 419.755.9626
Subject: Fire Chief


Mayor Tim Theaker is pleased to announce that Steven J. Strickling has accepted the position of Fire Chief for the City of Mansfield.


Assistant Chief Strickling was hired as a Mansfield Firefighter on June 17, 1991, was promoted to Captain on March 19, 1997, and was promoted to Assistant Chief on March 24, 2005. He was named Acting Fire Chief on February 8, 2013 after John Harsch retired.


A swearing in ceremony for Assistant Chief Strickling is scheduled for Tuesday, April 16, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. in the 9th floor conference room.