|JON KOCHIS, DIRECTOR
Jon has served as Emergency Management Director of Fairfield County since 2007. Jon has recently become the Director of Fairfield County Facilities in addition to his role as EMA Director. Jon has served on the Fairfield County Airport Authority for several years and is the Chair of the Fairfield County Security Committee. Jon has a bachelor’s degree in Emergency Management and an associates in Environmental Health and Safety from the University of Akron.
|GARRET BLEVINS, DEPUTY DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS
Garret has been with the Fairfield County Emergency Management Agency since 2020, where he serves as the Deputy Director of Operations. He brings experience from the Washington Metropolitan Airports Authority where he worked at both Reagan National and Dulles International Airports. His education includes a Bachelor of Science in Emergency Management and Homeland Security with a concentration in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and a minor in Business Administration from The University of Akron. While there, he served as the president of the IAEM UA student chapter.
|TIFFANY NASH, DEPUTY DIRECTOR OF PLANNING
Tiffany is responsible for writing and updating the variety of Emergency Plans, Standard Operating Polices and Continuity of Operations Plans. Community wide plans include the Mitigation Plan. She is the coordinator of our County’s Healthcare Coalition and sits on the board of the Resource Request agency 211. She graduated from Lancaster High school and went on to receive a biology degree from Heidelberg University, a nursing degree from Chamberlain University, and a Master’s in Public Health from A. T. Still University.
|CRAIG SPILLER, LOGISTICS MANAGER
Craig Spiller has been with Fairfield County Emergency Management since 2012. He serves as the part-time Logistics Manager, with duties ranging from communications, to repair of outdoor warning sirens. Craig attended Hocking College and studied Fire and EMS and works full-time as a Captain at the City of Lancaster Fire Department. Craig also serves as the Local Emergency Planning Committee’s Compliance and Enforcement chairperson, and is the Asst Chief of the Fairfield County Special Operations Team.
|CHRISTY NOLAND, BUDGET OFFICER
Christy Noland has been with EMA since 2009 and is the agency's Budget Officer. Her responsibilities include managing the agency's finances through the budget process and the variety of grant programs that pass through our office annually. She graduated from Trinity Western University in Langley, BC Canada with a Bachelor's of Business Administration.
Community Emergency Response Team Coordinator: Garrett Blevins