As the Madison Police & Fire Commission (PFC) winds down its search for the next Fire Chief, you are invited to provide input on the selection. Here’s the latest on the process and how to get involved…

Get To Know the Finalists

The PFC has named the following candidates as finalists for the position of Fire Chief:

  • Scott K. Bavery
  • Tracy L. Burrus
  • Chris P. Carbon
  • Theodore D. Higgins

Find links to their bios on the Police & Fire Commission’s website.

Final interviews with the candidates will take place in closed session on Tuesday, March 8. A portion of the session will be recorded and released to the public by Thursday, March 10. We will post links to the MFD Blog and our Facebook and Twitter pages when the videos become available. Subscribe to our blog to stay up to date.

Share Your Thoughts With the PFC

Have your say in the selection process. Written comments may be shared with the PFC anytime by emailing

Additionally, public comment is welcomed at the PFC meeting scheduled Monday, March 14, 2022, at 5:30 p.m. Register to speak. This meeting will be the final opportunity to speak to the commission before it makes a decision.

The PFC is slated to announce its final selection on Friday, March 18.

Scott Bavery, Tracy Burrus, Chris Carbon, Theodore Higgins
Scott K. Bavery, Tracy L. Burrus, Chris P. Carbon, Theodore D. Higgins
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