Fire Chief John Sherrer is pleased to announce that Fire Marshal Ian Norton has been promoted to the rank of Assistant Chief of the Jasper Fire Department effective January 11, 2023. Assistant Chief Norton started his career with the City of Jasper as a Volunteer Firefighter over twenty years ago and has worked his way up through the ranks to his most recent position of Captain and Fire Marshal. Assistant Chief Norton is a State Certified Fire Inspector, Firefighter, and is currently working towards his Fire Investigator certification.
Sonia Jammes, City Manager, says that “Retired Assistant Chief Von Headrick left a rich legacy when he retired in December. I am confident that Ian has the experience, skills, and respect of the Department to step into the Assistant Chief position and excel. The City was fortunate to have such a high caliber internal candidate in Assistant Chief Norton.”