Chief Jeff Griffin was appointed as the Fire Chief in May of 2012. Chief Griffin has worked in the fire service for more than 31 years. Prior to serving in Poulsbo and Kitsap County Fire District 18 he served as the Deputy Fire Chief at Eastside Fire & Rescue, located in East King County.
Chief Griffin graduated from the prestigious National Fire Academy Executive Fire Officer Program which he attended in Emmitsburg Maryland. He also graduated with an associate’s degree in Fire Command and Administration from Bellevue College.
Chief Griffin advocates commitment to the community and community service before self. He enjoys being part of high performance teams and building strong relationships, both within the Fire Department, and the community.
Chief Griffin has been married for 22 years and is father to two children. Daughter Paige attends Central Washington University, and son Tyler is graduating from high school this year. Jeff’s hobbies include boating, skiing, and travel with family.