William Walton, Jr., CFO, MIFireE
Fire Chief, ret, Cranston Heights Fire Department
Chief Walton has been a member of the International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC) since 1980. He is a veteran of the U.S. Air Force having served as a crash/rescue firefighter. A decorated fire officer, Walton has also earned Chief Fire Officer Designation through the Center for Public Safety Excellence and is a member (MIFireE) of the Institute of Fire Engineers. From his beginning as a fire explorer to chief officer, he has held positions in many professional organizations, including president of the Eastern Division IAFC, Delaware Valley and State of Delaware Fire Chiefs Associations. Bill is a fourth-generation firefighter serving since 1970. He has an Associate's degree in Emergency Services Management and a Bachelor of Science in Organizational management and is a Nationally Registered EMT. Bill is retired from the State of Delaware as the EMS Training Administrator at the Delaware State Fire School.