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Don Johnson, Fire Chief

Chief Don Johnson was hired by Sunnyvale Public Safety as an officer in November 1979. Chief Johnson attended Police and Fire Academies in 1980 and was certified as a firefighter and police officer upon graduation.  During his firefighting career in Sunnyvale, Chief Johnson was certified as a Driver/ Engineer as well as an Aerial Truck Officer.  As Chief Johnson promoted through the ranks in Sunnyvale held a variety of roles within the police division of the department, and  he served as a Fire Station Lieutenant, a Fire Battalion Chief and finally the Chief of Public Safety for 7 years before coming to Lake Oswego.   

Chief Johnson holds both a Bachelors and Masters Degrees from San Jose State University.