Fire Chief (ret.)
Joshua, TX, Fire Department
Wayne Baker is a 26-year veteran of the fire service. He recently retired after 10 years as the fire chief and emergency management coordinator for the City of Joshua, TX. Over the past five years, Baker operated UAS on numerous fires, rescues incidents, assisted on law enforcement operations, as well as disaster response. He serves as one of the founding members of the North Central Texas Public Safety UAS Response Team (PSURT) with whom he has deployed to such disasters as Hurricane Harvey and the Oct. 2019 Dallas tornado.