Administration

Fire Chief Ben Stephens

Ben joined the West Jackson Fire Department in 2002 after moving to the area from Atlanta that same year. He started out as a volunteer firefighter as a way to serve the community and meet people. Ben was hired fulltime as an FAO/EMT in 2005, promoted to Captain that same year.   Ben was appointed Fire Chief by the Fire Board in 2007. He lives in Hoschton with his wife, daughter, and newborn son.

 

Jean Banks, Board Secretary/Treasurer

Jean is the Secretary Treasurer for the West Jackson Fire District. Contact:

The A Shift

Captain Jordan Edge

Jordan joined the West Jackson Fire Department in 2004 as a junior firefighter. He became a certified firefighter in 2008. Jordan currently serves as the Department Training Officer. Jordan enjoys sports and being outdoors, he has a beautiful 1 year old daughter.

Lieutenant Raymond Cardona

Raymond started off in the Fire/EMS service as an Orlando, FL Fire Department Explorer. A few years later he started working as an EMT with an ambulance service. In 2006 Raymond moved to Georgia and started volunteering with a local fire department. In 2013 Raymond and his wife moved to Hoschton to support the local congregation of Jehovah’s Witnesses. That same year he was hired on with the West Jackson Fire Department. Raymond serves as the Department’s Fire Prevention Bureau Officer in Charge. Raymond has a passion for helping people understand their modern fire department. From fire safety education to CPR certification, he enjoys making the department a place for learning. “Knowing that I’m part of the team whose mission is to help people, brings me great happiness. Hey… How many people can say that about their job?”

Vacant

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Vacant since December 2014 due to a lack of funding.

The B Shift

Capt Josh LeBlanc

Josh joined the West Jackson Fire Department and became a certified firefighter in 2005 Josh would like to be known as a dedicated officer, friend and family man; but most importantly a man of God.

Vacant since December 2014 due to a lack of funding.

FAO/EMT Jim Quinn

Jim joined the West Jackson Fire Department in 2007, he has been a certified firefighter since 1982. Jim is married with two daughters and two grand daughters

FFII/EMT Steven Turner

Information coming soon.

The C Shift

 

Captain David Edge

Information coming soon.

 

FFII/EMT Damon Lockridge

Damon joined the West Jackson Fire Department and became a certified fire fighter in 2010 to have a positive impact on his community and help serve his neighbors. Damon was born and raised in Gwinnett County Ga. Damon married his lovely wife in 1998. They have a 12 year old son and a 9 year old daughter. In 2008 he and his family moved to Jackson County. Damon enjoys spending time with his family, watching his kids play sports and spending time outdoors.

FFII/EMT Shannon Martin

Information coming soon.

Vacant since December 2014 due to a lack of funding.

Fire Board

Harry Bryant

Represents the City of Hoschton.

Tony Harris

Represents the Town of Braselton.

Chairman Tim Sweat

Represents Unincorporated Hoschton.

Sheri Brown

Represents Unincorporated areas of the Porter Voting Precinct.

Joel Keith

Represents Unincorporated areas of the Randolph Voting Precinct.

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