Petaluma, CA, Fire Department
Chad Costa is a battalion chief for the Petaluma, CA, Fire Department. Over his 20 years of fire service experience, he has worked in a variety of organizations, including the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE), rural districts and semi-rural districts. Costa also is the technology and communications battalion chief and a division group supervisor on California Interagency Team 5. He has a bachelor’s degree in emergency services management and a certificate in homeland security.