Assistant Chief Community Risk Reduction
Acting Assistant Chief William D. "David" Seay
Chief David Seay began his career with the Division of Fire in 1985. He worked through the ranks as a firefighter, lieutenant, captain, battalion and district chief. Prior to his his current assignment as acting Assistant Fire Chief David served as an Operations District Chief, "C" Shift and Chief Fire Marshal.
David is a Member Secretary of Public Safety-10 th Anniversary of September 11 th Attacks Work Group,
Secretary of Public Safety- Public Safety Memorial Committee and on the Board of Directors Virginia Fire Prevention Association.
Chief Seay holds certifications in technical rescue, hazardous materials response and fire prevention inspections and fire investigations. He currently retains law enforcement powers as a Virginia Fire Marshal. Chief Seay has been a member of the Division’s Hazardous Incident Team and the Heavy and Technical Rescue Team.