Sacramento City Manager Announces Appointment of Interim Fire Chief Dan Haverty

AB PicSacramento City Manager John Shirey announced today the appointment of Dan Haverty to Interim Fire Chief beginning October 1. Current Fire Chief, Ray Jones, announced his retirement last month after 28 years of service to the City, including the last five years as Chief.

“Chief Haverty has the leadership skills and experience to assist the Fire Department through the transition period,” said City Manager Shirey.

Chief Haverty has over 30 years of experience in the Fire profession. “I have the greatest respect for the women and men of the Sacramento Fire Department and look forward to aiding them in preparation for a new Fire Chief,” said Chief Haverty.dan haverty

He ended his public career as the City of Folsom’s Fire Chief in 2010. Since his retirement, Chief Haverty has assisted other municipalities with fire chief recruitments, organizational assessments and evaluations.

Applications for the new Fire Chief will be open to internal and external candidates. Chief Haverty is expected to be Interim until an appointment is made. His salary is $181,602.

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Aaron Bruski moved full-time to Sacramento in 2013 after spending much of the past decade traveling between both halves of the state for business and basketball. As the owner of site sponsor ABIS Employee Benefits and Insurance Services, Bruski has nearly 15 years experience in the health care field, but that's just the beginning. Having spent the last seven years as a basketball writer for NBC Sports, his work has appeared at,, USA Today, and Yahoo! Sports. Bruski's work covering the Kings relocation saga received critical acclaim as he was the first journalist to report that the Kings were likely to stay in Sacramento when the rest of the basketball media had punched their ticket to Seattle.


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