Excerpts from Antiochfire.org:

The Village of Antioch and the First Fire Protection Distirict of Antioch Township together announced the appointment of Deputy Chief Jon Cokefair as interim fire chief for the Antioch Fire Department effective September 2, 2016. Chief Cokefair is a 40-year resident of Lake County bringing 28 years of fire service experience to this position. Chief Cokefair joined the Antioch Fire Department in 2007 and has serviced community’s in the fire departments of Wauconda, Round Lake, and Grayslake. Chief Cokefair has a Bachelor’s Degree in Fire Protection Administration from Eastern Kentucky University along with an Associate’s Degree in Fire Science from the College of Lake County. Chief Cokefair used his 26 years of experience as an Illinois Certified Paramedic to assist the Antioch Fire Department in establishing advanced life support engines along with a highly rated ambulance service.

Chief Cokefair’s fire service experience as well as his experience as an 8-year member of the Grayslake Community High School District Board of Education has given him a strong background in the budget process and taxing finance. Throughout his career he has proven to be a sound steward of public monies. As a leader, he brings a warm personality that fosters a positive workplace that respects the value of the employee to provide exemplary service to the Antioch community.

Interim Fire Chief Jon Cokefair
Interim Fire Chief Jon Cokefair

thanks Dan

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