Jerry Davis

Fire Chief
Appointed on March 24, 1997
Occupation: 
Job Superintendent, Milligan Construction Company, 1986 to present
Education: 
Jackson Center High School, 1986
Associated Builders and Contractors, Leadership
Ohio Department of Natural Resources, Safety
OSHA, Regulations/Safety
EPA, Regulations/Restrictions
Columbia Southern University, Fire Science
Bowling Green State University, Fire Investigation
Ashland University, Northern Ohio Arson School
Midwestern Ohio Arson School
International Association of Arson Investigators, CFI Trainer
National Association of Fire Investigators, CFI Trainer
NIMS, 100, 200, 300, 700, 706
Ohio Fire Academy (Reynoldsburg, Ohio)
National Fire Academy (Emmitsburg, Maryland)
Community Service: 
Trustee, Jackson Center Educational Foundation
Founder, Jackson Center Fire Department “Making Good Decisions” Scholarship
Member, Jackson Center United Methodist Church
Jackson Center Youth Girls Basketball and Softball Coach
Member, Jackson Center Fire Department 1997 to present
Jackson Center Rescue Squad (past member)
President, Shelby County Fire Chiefs Association
Training Coordinator, Shelby County Firefighters Association
Shelby County Fire Training Instructor in Smoke Reading, Water Hydraulics, and Fire Scene Strategies and Tactics
Member, Shelby County Firefighters Association Board of Directors
Member, Ohio Fire Chiefs Association
Member, National Fire Protection Association
Member, International Association of Arson Investigators
Member, National Association of Fire Investigators
Background: 
Son of Jerry L. and the late Lois Davis. A lifelong resident of Jackson Center who has one brother, Robert
Excavation, Underground utilities, Building construction type, principals and concepts
Member, Jackson Center Fire Department 1997 to present
Firefighter, 1997-2002Engineer, 2002-2008
Assistant Chief, 2008-2010
Deputy Chief, 2010-2012
Fire Chief, 2012-present
Family: 
Children - Bryanna
Pets, Dog - OJ, Turtle - Faith
Hobbies: 
Watching and playing sports with my daughter
Camping and playing corn hole with friends
Teaching fire prevention to any age group
Researching and preserving our local history
Escorting any Tiger Team into town with a fire truck after a BIG WIN!!