The Administration Division provides leadership, management, direction, supervision, coordination and general support to all Champaign Fire Department operations.

Administrative Staff


chief-ludwig-12-1-16Fire Chief – Gary Ludwig



Support Division

Deputy Chief of Support – Dorval Norwood


Operations Division

Deputy Chief of Operations – Roger Cruse


Training and Professional Development

Battalion Chief – Gary Gula




Building Safety Division

Supervisor – Larry Happ


Life Safety Division

Deputy Fire Marshal – Janet Maupin


Life Safety Division

Deputy Fire Marshal – Randy Smith