Cottleville Fire Protection District
Brian S. Gettemeier has been in the fire service for 30 years, the last 26 years as a career firefighter with the Cottleville Fire Protection District of St. Charles County, MO, where he serves as an engine company captain. Gettemeier currently serves as the task force leader for the St. Louis, MO, Metro US&R System Task Force #1. He is a second-generation firefighter. He has a bachelor’s degree in fire service management from Southern Illinois University at Carbondale and holds numerous state certifications. Gettemeier also teaches all-hazard classes for numerous municipal and industrial organizations throughout the states of Missouri and Illinois.