Due to the increased membership in Section 3, we have two (2) members that will share the duties as Section Managers.  Information for Rod Smith and Joel Baker is listed below.  Please feel free to contact either of them for information in Section 3.

Rod Smith – Section 3 Manager

Assistant Chief
Atlanta Fire-Rescue
1736 Flagler Avenue, NE
Atlanta, GA  30309
Roderick M. Smith (Rod) has twenty years of fire service experience with the Atlanta Fire Rescue Department. He has promoted through every rank up to his current position of Assistant Chief. He is currently assigned to the Airport Division of Atlanta Fire Rescue at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (H-JAIA) Airport. Chief Smith is responsible providing oversight and managing ARFF Operations, Emergency Medical Services, and Fire Prevention Services for H-JAIA; along with development and implementation of strategic initiatives for long term preparation and provision of services.
Chief Smith has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Finance from Morehouse College and a Master’s Degree in Public Administration from Columbus State University. In addition, he holds numerous certifications such as Paramedic, Post Certified Instructor, NIMS Type-3 Communications Leader, ARC ESRI GIS I & II to name a few.
Joel Baker – Section 3 Co-Manager
Deputy Fire Chief
Atlanta Fire Rescue
2530 New Lake Road
Stockbridge, GA 30281
404 -379-6269