Fire Chief Sean Slamon became the sixth Fire Chief in Carson City’s history in March of 2017. Chief Slamon has been a career firefighter for over 30 years; he started his fire service career in 1988 with the Foster City Fire Department. Slamon continued his career with the City of Modesto for 28 years, where he served at the ranks of Firefighter, Fire Engineer, Captain, Battalion Chief, Division Chief and as Fire Chief from 2014 until becoming the Cason City Fire Chief in 2017. In California, Chief Slamon was an Area Director for the California Fire Chiefs Association, the Past President for the Training Officers Section of Cal-Chiefs and was the President of the Stanislaus County Fire Chiefs Association for the past two years. Chief Slamon is currently the Vice President for the Northern Nevada Fire Chiefs Association. Chief Slamon received a bachelor of science degree in Occupational Studies from California State University Long Beach and an associate's of science degree in Fire Science from Modesto Junior College.