CHIEF SCOTT WENINGER
Scott became the Fire Chief of Central Kitsap Fire and Rescue August 1st, 2012. Scott’s fire service experience began in 1980. He retired in July 2012 as a Deputy Chief with Clackamas County Fire District #1 in Milwaukie, Oregon. Scott has associate degrees in Fire Science and Business Administration, a Bachelor’s Degree in Fire Service Administration and is a graduate of the National Fire Academy’s Executive Fire Officer four-year program. In 2010, Scott graduated from the Mark O. Hatfield School of Government at Portland State University with an Executive Masters in Public Administration. Scott received his Chief Fire Officer Designation in 2005 making him one of only 1,100 so recognized chief officers in the world.
Scott is a member of the Rotary Club of Silverdale and is involved in the annual Silverdale Rotary Duck Race. Scott is serving his third year as the president of the Kitsap County Fire Chief’s Association. Scott resides in Silverdale, Washington with his wife Deena, daughter Karlee and their Chocolate Lab, Bruno.