Chief Josh Waldo has served as fire chief for the Bozeman (Montana) Fire Department since 2015. He previously served as the deputy fire chief of the Oak Ridge (Tennessee) Fire Department and served with the Marlow Volunteer Fire Department from 2001 to 2015. Waldo is a graduate of the National Fire Academy’s Executive Fire Officer Program and holds three professional designations from the Center for Public Safety Excellence (CPSE). He was the recipient of 2017 CPSE Ambassador of the Year award and was selected as the 2013 Tennessee Fire Educator of the Year. Waldo currently serves as the chairman of the IAFC Program Planning Committee, sits on the Board of Directors for the Montana State Fire Chiefs Association, serves on the Western Fire Chiefs Association Board of Directors, and has served as a peer reviewer for the CPSE Commission for Professional Credentialing since 2013.