Division Chiefs

Operations Division Chiefs

Operations division chiefs are a component of the fire district's administrative command staff. They are responsible for emergency operations in the county during their shift, which includes; overseeing all battalion chiefs, the communications division, fire stations 1, 6, 11,14, and the field training officers. The division chief is quartered at fire station 6 and works from the fire district's administrative complex during the day. They respond to complex and escalating emergencies throughout the county. The division chief also has a primary response area spanning from Indian River Drive to the Okeechobee county line.

Division Chief Kyle Stirrat
Division Chief Kyle Stirrat has served with the Fire District since 1995. His education includes a Bachelor's Degree in Management from Warner Southern University and an Associate of Arts Degree from Indian River State College. Chief Stirrat served on the Special Operations Team and is State Certified in confined space rescue,Haz-Mat, trench rescue and rope rescue. 

Chief Stirrat currently oversees operations for A-Shift which is responsible for emergency service delivery to the community, including fire suppression, emergency medical responses. aeromedical responses, special operations responses and overall personnel management for his shift.


Chief Ryan Jay

Division Chief Ryan Jay  has served with the Fire District since 1997. His education includes a Bachelor's Degree in Fire Science from Columbia Southern University and an Associate of Science Degree in Emergency Medical Services from Indian River State College.

Chief Jay oversees operations for B-Shift which is responsible for emergency service delivery to the community, including fire suppression, emergency medical responses. aeromedical responses, special operations responses and overall personnel management for his shift. 

Division Chief William French
Division Chief William French has served with the Fire District since 1993. His education includes a Bachelors Degree in Fire Science from Columbia Southern University as well as an Associates Degree in Emergency Medical Services from Indian River State College.

Chief French has served in multiple capacities within the Fire District including Flight Paramedic, Training & Safety Officer, and Company Officer. His experience includes managing Air Rescue Operations, the Training & Safety Division, the Critical Incident Stress Management team, the Communications Division and the Special Operations Team.

He currently oversees C-Shift Operations which is responsible for emergency service delivery to the community, including fire suppression, emergency medical responses. aeromedical responses, special operations responses and overall personnel management for his shift. He also oversees the Physical Resources component of the Fire District's strategic plan.

Amy Kwasnicki

Amy Kwasnicki
Administrative Assistant
5160 N. Milner Drive
Port St. Lucie, FL 34983
Phone: (772) 621-3332
Fax: (772) 621-3599
akwasnicki@slcfd.org