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MAT CHAMPLIN

Fire Chief, 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.

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SHAWN MARTELL

First Assistant Chief, 9C2

Shawn joined the Underhill Jericho Fire Department in 1998. He currently serves as 1st Assistant Chief for the Department.

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SEAN MCCANN

Second Assistant Chief, 9C3

Sean has been a member with Underhill Jericho Fire Department just under 10 years.  He works at Essex Rescue as an Advanced EMT.  And in his spare time, he enjoys hiking, boating and fishing with his wife, kids and dogs.

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BOB STONE

Captain, 9K1

Bob is a 6th generation Vermonter who's family has strong ties to both Underhill and Jericho. Bob started his career with the UJFD in 1989. He holds an Associate's degree in Fire Science and Fire Investigation as well as a Bachelor's of science in Criminal Justice. He is employed by the State of Vermont as an Assistant State Fire Marshal. He is pro board certified for Firefighter 1 and Fire Instructor 1 as well as NFPA certified fire inspector and plans examiner. He has served on nearly every UJFD committee and is a proud recipient of both the UJFD Firefighter of the Year and Officer of the Year awards. 

When he is not dealing with public safety related items he enjoys visiting family and friends and traveling with his wife and son.

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TODD FISCHER

Captain, 9K2

Todd joined the Underhill Jericho Fire Department in 2000. He is a former Chief of the Department (2011-2015), former Captain (2007-2008), and former Assistant Chief (2008-2010). Todd was decorated with UJFD Line Officer of the Year in 2007, 2008 and 2009 and currently serves as a Captain of the Department, EMT and First Response.

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JOHANNES JOBST

Lieutenant, 9K3

Johannes is currently a Lieutenant. While serving the department over the last 23 years he established and developed the UJFD Mountain Rescue Team, taking care of all technology issues and vision and taking care of all Radio Repeater planning for communication. One of his biggest accomplishments is the beautiful Monument in front of our station that he led from the idea stage to the final monument as it is standing today. He also enjoys motorcycles and spending time with his horses competing in barrel races. 

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TRAVIS HALE

Lieutenant, 9K4

Travis started with the Enosburg Falls Fire Department at age 16 for 4 years and later joining the Enosburg ambulance at age 18.

Travis was a member of the Vermont Army Guard for 24 years touring to Afghanistan where he took his knowledge of firefighting and trained Afghan Police on fire suppression equipment. 

Travis has been a member of multiple agencies and joined Underhill Jericho Fire Department in 2008 where he continues to train and educate members on firefighting. 

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RANDY H. CLARK

Honorary Chief, 9C41

Randy Clark is one of the most tenured members of the Underhill Jericho Fire Department starting his career with the Department in 1957. Randy has served the Department as Fire Chief (1971-1987), Assistant Chief (1967-1971), Moderator (1964-1971 and 1990-1993). He was decorated with UJFD Appreciation Award (1987), First CCFA Chief of the Year (1985) VSFA Chief of the Year (1986) VT Fire Chiefs President Gavel (1978), Chittenden County Appreciation (1987), Essex Rescue Appreciation (1987), VSFA Senior Firefighter of the Year (2007). After over 25 years of service with the Department Randy attained the title of Honorary Chief (1987) and Life Member (1982).

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DAVE TILLOTSON

Honorary Chief, 9C42

Dave joined the Underhill Jericho Fire Department in 1972. He served the Department as Fire Chief (1987-2000), Assistant Chief (1986-1987), Captain (1985-1986), Lieutenant (1984-1985), Moderator (1997), Treasurer (1988), Jericho Town Fire Warden (1990). Dave was decorated with UJFD Officer of the Year (1987 and 1990), CCSA Officer of the Year (1988). After over 25 years of service he has attained the title of Honorary Chief and Life Member.

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RANDY E. CLARK

Honorary Chief, 9C43

Randy E. Clark joined the Underhill Jericho Fire Department in 1981. He serves the Department as Honorary Chief (2011) and is a former Fire Chief (2001-2010), former Assistant Chief (1989), former Captain (1986-1988), former Lieutenant (1985), former Moderator (1984, 1998-2000), and former Clerk (1983). Randy was decorated with UJFD Firefighter of the Year (1982, 1984 and 2000), Chittenden County Firefighters Association Representative (1982-1988), UJFD Line Officer of the Year (1989, 1993, 2001, 2003 and 2006), Chittenden County Officer of the Year (1994), VSFA Firefighter of the Year (1985), Chittenden County Firefighters Association President (1990-1991) and VSFA Fire Chief of the Year (2007).

After over 25 years of service with the Department Randy attained the title of Honorary Chief (2011) and Life Member (2006). 

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BRIAN CLARK

Firefighter, 901

Brian Clark joined the Underhill Jericho Fire Department in 1982. He is a former Captain of the Department and currently serves as a Firefighter. Brian has also attained a Life Membership for his years of service.

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TIM CLARK

Firefighter, 902

Tim Clark joined the Underhill Jericho Fire Department in January of 1984. He is a former 1st Assistant Chief of the Department and currently serves as a Firefighter. Tim has also attained a Life Membership for his years of service.

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LONI MORSE

Firefighter, 903

Loni grew up in Underhill watching his father, Alan, and the fathers of close friends, serve as firefighters on the UJFD.  Following in their footsteps, Loni joined the Underhill Jericho Fire Department in 1989, eventually becoming a Captain of the Department while his father was the 2nd Asst. Chief.  Loni is now a former 1st Assistant Chief of the Department and currently serves as a Firefighter. He is also a Life Member of the UJFD for his years of service with the Department.

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JERRY RUSSIN JR.

Firefighter, 904

Jerry joined the Underhill Jericho Fire Department in 2015. He is a former Lieutenant of the Department and currently serves as a Firefighter.

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BOB STONE

Firefighter, 905

Bob Currently holds rank of Captain 9K1

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Firefighter, 906

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LEE DUMAS

Firefighter, 907

Lee joined the Underhill Jericho Fire Department in 1968. Lee is a former 1st Assistant Chief of the Department and currently serves as a Firefighter. He has also attained a Life Membership for his years of Service

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KASEY CLARK

Apprentice JR Firefighter, 908

Kasey joined the Underhill Jericho Fire Department in August 2021.

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NATE GOLDMAN

Firefighter, 909

Nate joined the Underhill Jericho Fire Department in 1997. He is a former Captain of the Department and currently serves as a Firefighter.

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ADAM MAGEE

Firefighter Apprentice, 910

Adam Joined the Underhill Jericho Fire Department in August 2021

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SHAWN MARTELL

Firefighter, 911

Shawn currently holds the rank of 1st Assistant Chief 9C2

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SHAWN DANAHER SR.

Firefighter, 912

Shawn joined the Underhill Jericho Fire Department in 1997. He is a former Captain of the Department and currently serves as a Firefighter.

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Firefighter, 914

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TOM COTA

Firefighter, 915

Tom joined the Underhill Jericho Fire Department in March of 2020.

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PARKER RIPLEY

Firefighter, 916

Parker joined the Underhill Jericho Fire Department in 2003. He is a former 2nd Assistant Chief of the Department and currently serves as a Firefighter.

TODD FISCHER

Firefighter, 917

Todd currently holds the rank of Captain 9K2

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ARI LATTANZI

Firefighter Apprentice, 918

Ari Joined the Underhill Jericho Fire Department in 2021

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MORGAN FISCHER

Firefighter, 919

Morgan joined the Underhill Jericho Fire Department in September of 2020.

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Firefighter, 920

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TRAVIS HALE

Firefighter, 921

Travis currently holds the rank of Lieutenant 9K4

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VACANT

Firefighter, 922

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Firefighter, 923

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AARON LITTLE

Firefighter, 924

Aaron joined the Underhill Jericho Fire Department in September of 2020.

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GREG LEECH

Firefighter, 925

Greg was a firefighter in Essex Junction for 15 years before moving to Underhill in 2013.  Greg's work in general contracting overlaps with the fire service with his  VOSHA 40 Safety Technician Course.  Greg first took the OSHA Hazardous Material Technician course in 1988 while working as an Environmental Technician for the State of Vermont.  Greg oversaw hundreds of underground storage tank removals and subsequent remediation of petroleum contaminated sites.  Today Greg is working for BETA Technologies, an electric, vertical take off and landing (eVTOL) aircraft company, where he is working on battery recharging stations for the aircraft.

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VACANT

Firefighter, 926

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JOHANNES JOBST

Firefighter, 927

Johannes currently holds the rank of Lieutenant 9K3

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Firefighter, 928

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MICHAEL TEFFT

Firefighter, 929

Michael joined the Underhill Jericho Fire Department in 2018. He currently serves as a Firefighter for the Department.

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DAVID ROBERTS

Firefighter, 930

David joined the Underhill Jericho Fire Department in September of 2020.

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VACANT

Firefighter, 931

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MAT CHAMPIN

Firefighter, 932

Mat Currently holds the rank of Chief 9C1

ANNIKA COLONEY

Firefighter/EMS, 933

Annika is our second full time staff members at the UJFD. Annika joined the Department in May of 2021 and currently serves as a firefighter and EMT.

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SEAN MCCANN

Firefighter, 934

Sean currently holds the rank of 2nd Assistant Chief 9C3

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MICHELLE COLLINS

Firefighter/EMS, 935

Michelle is one of two full time staff members at the UJFD. Michelle attained her Firefighter I certification in New Hampshire and worked as a volunteer Firefighter/EMT prior to moving

to Vermont in 2019. She has since joined the Underhill Jericho Fire Department and attained her AEMT certification. Although Michelle has a diverse background of jobs, including being a stay at home mom, teacher and fitness instructor, she finds being a first responder the most

challenging and fulfilling.

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VACANT

EMS First Response, 960

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JIM ADAMS

EMS First Response, 961

Jim joined the Underhill Jericho Fire Department in October of 2019. He currently serves as a an EMT and first responder.

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JUSTIN GOODWIN

EMS First Response Apprentice, 962

Justin joined the Underhill Jericho Fire Department in November of 2020. He currently serves as an EMT and first responder.

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EMS First Response, 963

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DONOVAN ROBINSON

EMS First Response Apprentice, 964

Donovan Joined the Underhill Jericho Fire Department in August 2021

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VACANT

EMS First Response, 965

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VACANT

EMS First Response, 966

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KATIE FORSBERG

EMS First Response, 967

Katie joined the UJFD in 2018 as an advanced Auxiliary member and serves in this role alongside her family of firefighters. Katie and her family all draw motivation from wanting to do more for themselves and their community and is why she joined the Department. Katie attained her EMR license in 2020 and now serves as one of the Department's first responders in addition to her Auxiliary capability.

Katie also enjoys spending time with her family, boating and being around her friends. 

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ANDY FORSBERG

EMS Supervisor/Fire Police, 9FP1

Andy joined the UJFD in December of 1993 and has 15 years of collective experience in a variety of roles including Firefighter, Lieutenant, Captain and is currently serving as Fire Police and the EMS Supervisor.

Andy works for Essex Equipment and enjoys boating and doing things with family and friends.

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PAM MARTELL

Dispatch 9Radio1, UJFD Treasurer

Pam joined the Underhill Jericho Fire Department in 2008. She currently serves as a Dispatcher and Treasurer for the Department. 

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JULIE JACOB-OCHS

Support Specialist, 9Specialist1

Julie joined the Underhill Jericho Fire Department in 2010. She currently serves a Support Specialist member.

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PATRICIA STEVENS

Clerk, 9Specialist2

Patricia joined the Underhill Jericho Fire Department in 2010. She currently serves as a Clerk and Auxiliary member.

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Auxiliary, 9Aux1

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CIS DUMAS

Auxiliary, 9Aux2

Cis joined the Underhill Jericho Fire Department in 2003. She currently serves as an Auxiliary member.

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NOEL MCCANN

Auxiliary, 9Aux3

Noel joined the Underhill Jericho Fire Department in 2019. She currently serves a an Auxiliary member for the Department.

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CATHY CLARK

Auxiliary, 9Aux4

Cathy joined the Underhill Jericho Fire Department of April of 2002. She currently serves as an auxiliary member for the department.

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HEATHER ROBERTS

Auxiliary, 9Aux5

Heather joined the Underhill Jericho Fire Department in September of 2020.

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Auxiliary, 9Aux6

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SHERRY FISCHER

Auxiliary, 9Aux7

Sherry joined the Underhill Jericho Fire Department in 2010. She currently serves as an Auxiliary member for the department.

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LANA GOODRICH

Auxiliary, 9Aux8

Lana joined the Underhill Jericho Fire Department in November of 2020. 

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HEIDI LITTLE

Apprentice Auxiliary, 9Aux9

Heidi Joined the Underhill Jericho Fire Department in August of 2021.

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KITTY CLARK

Life Member

Kathleen (Kitty) Clark is a Life Member of the Underhill Jericho Fire Department serving from 1986 - 2017. 

  • 1997 recognized by her peers as the UJFD Firefighter of the Year

  • 1998 recognized by VSFA as the Vermont Firefighter of the Year and the first woman to ever receive this award

Kitty was recognized in 2011 for helping the UJFD in:

  • Working on the Annual Chicken BBQ beginning in the 1960s

  • Answering the Red Phone (Emergency Phone 1970s)

  • 30 Year Charter Member of the UJFD Ladies Auxiliary 1972-2002

  • Her 50 years of dedication to the UJFD starting in 1961

  • Nine years as a fill in dispatcher (1977 - 1986)

  • Serving on the Building Committee Underhill Station (1994 - 1998)

  • Fire Prevention Committee (25 plus years)

  • Clerk of the UJFD (1993 - 2017)

  • Cleaning, planting flowers, groom shrubs, decorating for Christmas

  • Most Dedicated Member (1986 - 2011)

  • Perfect Attendance at Meetings and Drills (1989 - 2016)

  • First UJFD woman to be recognized as a Life Member (25 years, 1986 - 2011)

  • 2016 recognized by her peers as the UJFD Support Person of the Year

  • 2017 recognized by the VSFA as the Vermont Support Person of the Year

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FRANK FLEMING

Life Member

Frank joined the Underhill Jericho Fire Department in 1961. Formerly serving as a Firefighter for over 25 years he has attained the title of Life Member. 

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MIKE GREENIA

Life Member

Mike joined the Underhill Jericho Fire Department in 1982. He was a former Captain of the Department and has attained the title of Life Member for his years of service.