Vail Fire and Emergency Services
Mark Novak is the Fire Chief of Vail Fire and Emergency Services in Vail, Colorado. Mark has served in this position since January 2015. Mark began his fire service career in the San Diego area in 1984 and relocated to the Lake Tahoe region of Northern Nevada in 1990, where he served for 24 years. During his career, Mark has served in every rank and has also had the opportunity to serve as a Fire Marshal as well as manage a large wildland fire mitigation and suppression program.
Mark currently sits on the IAFC Wildland Fire Policy Committee and the NFPA Wildland and Rural Fire Protection Technical Committee. Mark has a Masters of Public Administration as well as Bachelor’s Degrees in Fire Administration and Fire Prevention Technology.
Wednesday, November 4, 2020