Command Staff

Fire Chief – Byron A. Bennett

Chief Byron A. Bennett was announced at the June commissioners meeting as their pick for the new Fire Chief.  Let us all welcome him to his new position.

E-mail Chief : babennett@northbayfd.org

Assistant Fire Chief / Fire Marshal Lloyd T. Losinger

Assistant Fire Chief/Fire Marshal Lloyd T. Losinger, Jr. is the Fire Marshal for the North Bay Fire Control District. He has been an active member of the department since 1985 and a career employee of the fire district since 1987. He progressed through the ranks from firefighter to Lieutenant and then Captain.

Assistant Chief Losinger holds Florida Certificates of Compliance as a Firefighter and Fire Safety Inspector 1 & 2 and Certificates of Competency as both Fire Officer I and Instructor I. He is also a Florida certified Emergency Medical Technician. He has been trained to the Technician level for hazardous materials and is an American Safety and Health Institute Basic Life Support Instructor. He is the lead instructor for the department First Responder course.

He holds an Associates of Science Degree in Fire Science Technology from Pensacola Junior College . He has completed advanced study at the University of Georgia , Shelton State Community College, Florida State Fire College and the National Fire Academy .

Assistant Chief Losinger is married with children.

E-mail Assistant Chief Losinger:  ltlosinger@northbayfd.org

Operations Chief Joseph E. (Butch) Parker

Operations Chief Joseph E. Parker is the training & EMS division chief North Bay Fire District. He has been an active member of the department since 1987 and a career employee of the fire district since 1989. He progressed through the ranks from firefighter to Lieutenant and then Captain and now to the rank of Operations Chief.

Operations Chief Parker holds a Florida Certificate of Compliance as a Firefighter, and Certificates of Competency as a Fire Officer I and Fire Instructor Live Fire Training Instructor and Fire Inspector I. He is a certified Paramedic and Emergency Medical Technician through the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians and the States of Florida and Alabama. He has been trained to the Technician level for hazardous materials. He is or has been an American Safety and Health Institute Basic Life Support Instructor, an American Heart Association Pediatric Advanced Life Support and Advanced Cardiac Life Support instructor and a National Association of emergency Medical Technicians Advanced Medical Life Support instructor. He is also an instructor for paramedic and emergency medical technician programs as well as Pre-Hospital Trauma Life Support, Advanced Hazmat Life Support.

Chief Parker is a member of Florida One Disaster Medical Assistance Team, where he serves as a communications specialist.

Chief Parker also works as a medical cart supervisor for I.S.C. for the Talladega Super Speedway. (infield medical carts).

He holds an Associates of Science Degree in Fire Science Technology from Gulf Coast Community College. He has completed advanced study through the Florida State Fire College, the Pinellas County Fire Academy, Shelton State Community College and the National Fire Academy.

Operations Chief Parker is the departments Public Information Officer.

E-mail Operations Chief Parker:  jeparker@northbayfd.org