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Chief Michael Schofield

Fire Chief

Michael Schofield

Michael Schofield (with the District since 03/01/78) is the Orland Fire Protection District’s Fire Chief. Appointed and held accountable by the Board of Trustees, he serves as the Chief Executive Officer and is the highest-ranking officer in the Fire District. He is responsible for aligning the entire Fire District with the vision of the Board of Trustees.


Battalion Chief Nicholas Cinquepalmi

Battalion Chief

Nicholas Cinquepalmi

Battalion Chief Nicholas Cinquepalmi (with the District since 05/30/89) manages the Orland Fire Protection District’s Administrative Services. These services include: Risk Reduction, Line Safety, Physical Resources, and Technical Resources. Each of the above areas of Administrative Service is overseen by a Supervisor/Lieutenant who reports to Battalion Chief Cinquepalmi.


Battalion Chief David Piper

Battalion Chief

David Piper

Battalion Chief David Piper (with the District since 10/06/97) manages the Orland Fire Protection District’s Operational Services. These services include: Training, EMS, and Special Operations. Each of the above areas of Operation Service is overseen by a Lieutenant who reports to Battalion Chief Piper.


Battalion Chief Daniel Smith

Battalion Chief

Daniel Smith

Battalion Chief Dan Smith (with the District since 01/23/89) is responsible for the Gold Shift of firefighters and paramedics. He monitors and manages the day-to-day operations of this shift. Each station has a staff of two Gold Shift Lieutenants who report directly to Battalion Chief Smith.


Battalion Chief William Leddin

Battalion Chief

William Leddin

Battalion Chief William Leddin (with the District since 10/01/80) is responsible for the Red Shift of firefighters and paramedics. He monitors and manages the day-to-day operations of this shift. Each station has a staff of two Red Shift Lieutenants who report directly to Battalion Chief Leddin.


Battalion Chief Joseph Moore

Battalion Chief

Joseph Moore

Battalion Chief Joseph Moore (with the District since 08/07/95) is responsible for the Black Shift of firefighters and paramedics. He monitors and manages the day-to-day operations of this shift. Each station has a staff of two Black Shift Lieutenants who report directly to Battalion Chief Moore.