Fire Tax District

The Wake County Fire Commission makes formal recommendations to the Wake County Board of Commissioners regarding fire protection and emergency services delivery for the departments that are covered under its purview.

Roles of Fire Commission Members

  • Review and make recommendations on operating budget requests. 

  • Review and make recommendations on CIP budget requests. 

  • Review and support firefighter and volunteer incentive retention and recruitment programs. 

  • Make recommendations to the Wake County Board of Commissioners for continued improvement of the fire protection system.  

  • Review ISO and consultants reports and recommend action for improvement as deemed necessary. 

  • Develop and provide overview of all service district operational regulations and guidelines for the Wake County fire protection service district.


Town of Wendell
Lucius Jones


North Region Primary
Tim Pope


North Region Alternate
Ron Early


Chairman/West Region Primary
Keith McGee


West Region Alternate
David Sasser


South Region Primary
Tony Mauldin


South Region Alternate
Matt Poole

Vice Chair – East Region Representative
Brian Staples


East Region Alternate
Chris Perry


Fire Chief's Association
Todd Wright


County Commissioner Rep
Matt Calabria


Citizen/Consumer
Billy Myrick


Citizen Consumer
Robert Stagg


Citizen Consumer
Robert Overton


Citizen Consumer
Satish Garimella


Citizen Consumer Alternate
​Nancy Anderson