The City Of Clarence-Rockland Hires Pierre Voisine As Director Of Protection – Fire Chief

The City of Clarence-Rockland is proud to announce the nomination of Pierre Voisine as Director of Protection and Fire Chief.

Mr. Voisine is presently Fire Chief for the City of Cornwall. Prior to this position, he served as the Canadian Forces Deputy Fire Marshal. He was responsible for managing the Department of National Defence and Canadian Forces Fire Service, serving bases, ships and deployed operations throughout the country and abroad.

Mr. Voisine also has experience in a fire department composed mainly of volunteer firefighters, since he was himself a volunteer firefighter and Training Officer with La Nation’s fire department for several years.
“I am extremely excited to be moving my career to the municipality where I live. The opportunity to work in Clarence-Rockland, one of the fastest growing municipalities in Ontario is exciting, and I look forward to working with Municipal Council and the excellent management group in place,” declared Pierre Voisine.

Graduate of the Ontario Fire College he also holds education in the areas of fire service administration, labour relations and project management from the University of Ottawa as well as the universities of Cincinnati and Colorado.

“On behalf of City Council and the residents of the City of Clarence-Rockland, I would like to welcome Pierre Voisine. The choice was difficult because we had several good candidates and I thank them all for their interest. Our new fire chief has lived in Clarence-Rockland for several years; he therefore knows the municipality and its residents very well. It is definitely an asset to the safety of our citizens,” mentioned Mayor Guy Desjardins.

Pierre Voisine will start his new duties on June 23, taking over from Brian Wilson who will retire June 30.

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