Chief Tim Benningfield became the first full-time Fire Chief of CVFRD in August of 2017. Chief Benningfield has been riding fire apparatus since his early teens and has served in various capacities in career and volunteer departments in Kentucky and Alaska. After retiring in 2011 as an Assistant Chief at the Daviess County Fire Department in Kentucky, Chief moved to Alaska for the second time and coordinated the Fire and Emergency Service Program at UAA. He quickly reacquainted with CVFRD and was delighted to be chosen as the Chief in 2017. Chief Benningfield has a Bachelor’s Degree in Leadership and a Master’s in Education. He is a Nationally Registered Paramedic, Firefighter II, Instructor, and Fire Officer 2.