Fire Chief/EMS, 9C1
Mat Champlin is a 15 year veteran member of the Underhill Jericho Fire Department (UJFD) serving as the 12th Fire Chief in the department's history. Prior to his election as Chief he held every officer rank below Chief learning the duties and struggles of the role of Chief. He served on several administrative committees, all in service of the department's overall performance. Mat's department background and experience has allowed for optimal success in emergency scene operations, recruiting, training, and equipment handling.
Mat is also a senior engineer working at GlobalFoundries for the last 20 years. He has held several different roles working in both facilities and manufacturing at GlobalFoundries. He is also a member of the GlobalFoundries Emergency Response team, sharing knowledge between the UJFD and GlobalFoundries.
Mat is also one of the founding members of the UJFD EMS First Response team. The UJFD started our first response agency after the tireless work of our full time staff and volunteers to develop a plan and implement that plan with full support of both the towns of Underhill and Jericho, the State of Vermont EMS office and the District 3 medical board.
Chief Mat Champlin is a 20 year resident of the town of Jericho.