Chief Marty Creel named CSFA Interim Executive Director

Downieville Fire Protection District Fire Chief Marty Creel was named Interim CSFA Executive Director by the CSFA Board of Directors at their regular meeting Sept. 22. Chief Creel will assume his duties October 1, following the departure of current CSFA Executive Director Jeff Meston. Meston has accepted the position of Executive Director for the California Fire Chiefs Association.

Chief Creel has served in fire and EMS for 27 years and he has experience with volunteer and paid fire services. In addition, he has been involved with Fire and EMS education for 13 years as an instructor. He may be reached at

Photo: Interim CSFA Executive Director Marty Creel and his wife Jackie.