Fire Chief Brad Goudie joined the Department in February of 2015, and was named Fire Chief at the July 26, 2016, Council Meeting. Prior to coming to Highland Village, he spent four years as the Fire Chief in League City and 12 years as Deputy Chief with the Roanoke Fire Department. He began his career with the Euless Fire Department. He has 23 years in the fire service. He holds a Bachelor's Degree in Emergency Management from the University of North Texas and serves on the State of Texas Disaster Emergency Preparedness Committee and as a MIST (Medical Incident Support Team) member. He is cross-trained as a police officer and licensed paramedic. He holds certifications as a Master Firefighter, Arson Investigator, Fire Inspector, and Fire Instructor and is a graduate of the Texas Fire Chief's Academy.
Assistant Fire Chief (Fire Marshall & Operational Support) Jason Collier joined the Department in January 2008, as the first full-time Assistant Fire Chief. He came from the Lake Cities Fire Department after serving as Fire Chief for nine years. He started with the Allen Fire Department and has 30 years in the fire service. He holds an Associate's Degree in Fire Science from Collin College and certifications as a Master Firefighter, Arson Investigator, Fire Inspector, and Fire Instructor. He is a Chief Fire Officer (CFO) through the Center of Public Safety Excellence and is a Certified Fire Officer IV and graduate of the Texas Fire Chief's Academy. Additionally, he has completed the Fire Service Chief Executive Officer Program. He is cross-trained as a police officer and is an EMT. He serves on the Texas Commission on Fire Protection Firefighter Advisory Board.
Deputy Fire Chief (Training & EMS Operations) Travis Nokes began his career in the fire service in August of 2000, as a volunteer at the Highland Village Fire Department. He was hired full-time as a firefighter/paramedic in October of 2003, promoted to Captain in July of 2004, then to Deputy Chief in September of 2016. He studied Physical Education at Missouri Valley College and is currently working to complete his Bachelor’s in Fire Administration. He holds certifications as an Advanced Firefighter, Fire Officer II, Instructor II, and Intermediate Wildland Firefighter.