Chief Dan Eggleston began his fire service career in 1978 and is currently the career Fire Rescue Chief with the Albemarle County Department of Fire Rescue, a 700 member combination department that serves a 723 square mile urban/rural area.
Chief Eggleston has an AAS Degree in Engineering, a BS degree in business, and a MS degree in Emergency Management from the University of Richmond. He is a graduate from the National Fire Academy’s Executive Fire Officer Program and received his Chief Fire Officer Designation (CFO) and Chief Medical Officer Designation from the Commission on Fire Accreditation International.
Chief Eggleston is a Commonwealth of Virginia Department of Fire programs adjunct fire instructor and is a Board member with the International Association of Fire Chiefs and the Virginia Fire Chief Association. He has published many articles and research papers relating to fire and EMS administration and emergency management and has lectured and consulted throughout the country.