Assistant Chief John Della Croce is a lifelong local Alaskan who joined CVFRD in 2003. He has held various positions in the department, most recently Assistant Chief in 2018. He has been trained in high angle and confined space rescue, as well as industrial firefighting at Texas A&M. He has held certifications such as Fire Instructor 1, Fire Investigator, EMT-2, and currently a Firefighter-II, Emergency Trauma Technician. Chief Della Croce holds an Associate Degree in Fire Service Administration. When not volunteering Chief Della Croce and his wife Jessica enjoy raising their three small children.