Chris Christopoulos, Jr. is a 39-year veteran of the Fire Service and currently the Fire Chief and Emergency Management Director for the City of Lebanon, New Hampshire. Lebanon is a combination Fire and Emergency Medical Services Department, serving a resident population of 15,000 and a daytime population of over 40,000.
In 2009, Chris became Chief Fire Officer designee from the Commission on Professional Credentialing. He currently serves as a Commissioner of the Commission for Professional Credentialing and as the New England Division representative on the International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC) Board of Directors. Chief Christopoulos is a past President of the New Hampshire Association of Fire Chiefs and the New England Division of the IAFC.
Chris is a graduate of Mount Wachusett Community College in Garner, MA with an Associates of Fire Science, Granite State College in Concord, NH with a Bachelor’s of Science in Emergency Services Management and the Naval Post Graduate School, Center for Homeland Defense and Security in Monterey, CA with a Master of Arts in Security Studies. He holds certifications in Firefighter Level III, Advance Incident Management, Fire Officer I & II, Emergency Medical Technician, Hazardous Materials Technician, and Fire Service Instructor.