Meet the Surrey Fire Service Command Staff.

The Surrey Fire Service is a dynamic, innovative fire service that serves one of Canada's fastest growing cities.

The Command Staff is a group of equally dynamic people with a wealth of experience from both inside and outside of the fire service. Together, under the leadership of Fire Chief Thomas, they work to keep Surrey on the cutting edge of the emergency services sector.

Contact any of the command staff by calling our non-emergency number, 604-543-6700. 

Chief Larry Thomas

Chief Thomas is responsible for overall fire department administration, representation and serves as Surrey's Emergency Coordinator.

Deputy Chief John Lehmann

Deputy Chief John Lehmann is responsible for Training and Operations.

Deputy Chief Dave Burns

Deputy Chief Dave Burns is responsible for Labour Relations, Human Resources and Fleet.

Deputy Chief Mark Griffioen

Deputy Chief Mark Griffioen is responsible for Community Risk Reduction and Emergency Planning.

Deputy Chief Jason Cairney

Deputy Chief Jason Cairney is responsible for Fire Prevention and Information Technology.

Assistant Chief Shelley Morris

Assistant Chief Shelley Morris is responsible for Emergency Planning and Community Engagement.

Assistant Chief Ben Dirksen

Assistant Chief Ben Dirksen is responsible for Operations.

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Assistant Chief Rob Aldcorn

Assistant Chief Rob Aldcorn is responsible for Training.

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Assistant Chief Steve Serbic

Assistant Chief Steve Serbic is responsible for Operations.

Executive Assistant Julie Grover

Executive Assistant Julie Grover is responsible for Confidential Correspondence, Freedom of Information and Special Projects.

Assistant to the Fire Chief - Finance Manager Pierre Robinson

Pierre Robinson is responsible for Finance.

Strategic Planning Analyst Chris Biantoro

Assistant to the Fire Chief, Chris Biantoro is responsible for Strategic Planning.

Analyst Lakhveer Aulakh

Analyst Lakhveer Aulakh is responsible for Operational Support.

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Administrative Coordinator Shristee Kumar

Administrative Coordinator Shristee Kumar is responsible for Confidential Correspondence and Special Projects.

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