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District Administration

Fresno County Fire Board administrative officer in formal wear, with department and American flag in background

Josh Chrisman, Administrative Officer


The Administration Bureau manages the human resources and finances for the Fresno County Fire Protection District. The Administrative Officer reports directly to the Fire Chief and supervises the Administration Bureau support staff and is responsible for the development and management of the District’s Budget, Annual Independent Audit, CAL FIRE Agreement and works with the District’s auditor to produce the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR). The Administration Bureau also has (1) Clerk of the Board, who handles the daily administrative needs of the District’s Board of Directors; (1) Administrative Analyst, who handles procurement, public works projects, grant management, and analytical support;  (1) District Finance Analyst, who handles account payables and receivables, payroll, and helps to manage the District’s budget; (1) Senior Personnel Specialist who provides support to the District’s Schedule A Personnel with regards to salary and benefit questions; (1) Office Technician who provides administrative support to the Fire Chief, helps with the administration of the Paid Call Firefighter Program and is the first person to greet the public when they walk into the Front Desk Reception area.

The mission of the Administration Bureau is to strive for excellence when managing the administrative needs of the District and to provide the best and most professional service to the residents of the District.

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