Chad E. Follick

Chad E. Follick

Chief Follick is a life-long resident of Vandalia and a graduate of Vandalia Butler High School. His career in the fire service began as an explorer with the Division of Fire in 1987 and continued until he was hired as a paid on call firefighter/EMT in June of 1991. Chief Follick attended and graduated from the Ohio Fire Academy in 1991 and continued his employment with the City of Vandalia while attending EMT and Paramedic training.

Chief Follick worked simultaneously as a firefighter/EMT /paramedic for the City of Vandalia and Huber Heights Fire Departments from 1991 to 1993. He also served as a career Lieutenant with the Harrison Township Fire Department from 1993 to 2001, and as a Battalion Chief with the City of Riverside Fire Department from 2001 to 2004. Chief Follick's initial service as a paid on call member of the City of Vandalia's Division of Fire from 1991 to 2004 included promotions to paid on call Lieutenant, Captain, and Assistant Chief.

On May 19, 2004, Chief Follick was hired full time by the City of Vandalia and was promoted to the position of Fire Chief. Chief Follick holds several professional licenses and certifications that include being a registered Ohio Fire Executive.

Chief Follick has served three terms as President of the Montgomery County Fire Chief's Association, and in 2010, he was recognized by the Vandalia-Butler Vision's Endowment program as the 2010 Outstanding Butler High School Alumnus. 

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