Glendale Deputy Chief Chris Gustafson has completed the Chief Fire Officers (CFO) program.
The CFO program is a challenging peer review process that measures a candidate’s performance against international standards in many aspects of fire and emergency services
Competencies and community impact. The designation program is designed to recognize individuals who demonstrate their excellence in experience, education, professional development, professional contributions, association membership, community involvement and technical competence.
Gustafson joined the Glendale Fire Department in 1995.
He said the CFO program was “a great way to evaluate my strengths and weaknesses.”
He has certifications in technical rescue and hazardous materials.
“I’ve always taken the stance that luck is preparation meeting opportunity,” he said.