Battalion Chief Brian Roberson

Brian Roberson began his fire service career in 1991 as a seasonal firefighter with the Los Padres National Forest. After earning a Bachelor of Science degree in Forestry and Natural Resources Management from Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo, Brian spent four seasons with the Los Padres Hotshots and two on local Forest Service engines. In 2002, Brian was hired by the Carpinteria-Summerland Fire District and has served as a Firefighter, Engineer, Captain and Battalion Chief. Brian holds a Masters Degree in Emergency Management from Arizona State University and a Masters of Science in Public Health Degree from University of California, Los Angeles. In his free time, Brian spends time with his family and engages in research aimed at improving firefighter and community safety.