Shawn Ford Hired as New Division Chief of EMS for Camas-Washougal Fire
Camas, WA — Following a thorough recruitment process, the City of Camas announced that Shaun Ford will be the next Division Chief of EMS for the Camas-Washougal Fire Department.
Ford will assume the position effective Feb. 1, 2023.
Ford was one of four finalists initially brought in to interview for the Fire Chief position. However, after Cliff Free was selected, Ford applied to be the Division Chief.
According to Fire Chief Cliff Free, Ford stood out as the clear choice for the role.
“Shaun Ford has a passion for EMS; is an accomplished EMS Educator; and has demonstrated the ability to manage a high functioning EMS system,” said Chief Free. “I believe Shaun has the skill set and motivation to guide CWFD’s EMS program in providing the best possible EMS care for our citizens,” he said.
Ford most recently served as Chief of the North County EMS and Clark County Fire District 13 in Yacolt, Washington. Prior to that, Ford served as the Training Division Chief for North Country EMS and as EMS Division Chief for Clark County. Ford has over 20 years of experience in emergency services.
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