Western Berks Fire Department
Jared Renshaw has more than 25 years of experience in the fire service. He started his career with the Fairview Volunteer Fire Department, in South Fayette Township, PA. He has since served with career departments in South Carolina, California, and since 2015 has been serving as the fire commissioner with the Western Berks Fire Department, which is a regionalized, combination department that serves more than 22,000 residents spanning four separate municipalities in Pennsylvania. Renshaw has numerous certifications including a bachelor’s degree in fire service administration and is also designated as a Chief Fire Officer (CFO) through the Center for Public Safety Excellence. He also serves as a peer reviewer for the CPSE, and as a member of the Board of Directors for the Pennsylvania Fire and Emergency Services Institute. Renshaw is also a contributing author to Firehouse Magazine, and a past classroom presenter at the Northeastern Fire Summit, Fire-Rescue International, the New York State Association of Fire Chiefs Annual Conference, the South Carolina Chief Executive Officer Weekend, and Firehouse Expo.