Administration of the Fire District

Overseen by a five member elected Board of Directors. 

Carpinteria-Summerland Fire Department Administration

The Administration Division is currently directed by the Fire Chief Robert Kovach. Administration is responsible for planning, directing and evaluating the functions of the Fire District. Financial administration and budget preparation are included in the responsibilities of the Administration Division. Formal Labor/Management relations are the responsibility of the Administrative Division which includes collective bargaining and issues that arise during employee contracts. The Fire Chief acts as staff to the Board of Directors. The Fire Chief acts as Fire Chief and Department Head in the City of Carpinteria.

Recent News and Events

"The extreme timeliness of the crew's response was actually a giant benefit and we will never need to know what great damage she would have experienced had the response not been so very rapid."
Leonard Cole
Captain, LAFD Ret.