Press Release: Jason Myers named as Fire Chief

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For Immediate Release: 
June 22, 2022
Press Contact:
Michael Brandt 336-475-5599
Thomasville, NC - City of Thomasville City Manager Michael Brandt is pleased to announce 
the promotion of Interim Fire Chief Jason Myers to the rank of Fire Chief. The Fire Chief 
position became available after Fire Chief Eddie Bowling was promoted to Assistant City 
Manager. Thomasville received many great candidates for the position from across the country but 
after extensive assessments Chief Myers was selected to fill the Fire Chief role. 
Chief Myers joined the department in 2002. Myers has progressed through the ranks 
of Firefighter through Assistant Fire Chief. As Assistant Fire Chief, Myers was responsible 
for overseeing all operations divisions that rotate coverage in the City. Myers moved to the 
Thomasville area in 1992 and is a graduate of East Davidson High School. He earned a 
diploma in Mechanical Drafting from Davidson County Community College. After beginning 
his fire service career, Myers decided to continue his education and received an Associate’s 
Degree in Fire Protection Technology from Coastal Carolina Community College. He received 
his Bachelor’s Degree in Fire and Emergency Service Management from Fayetteville State 
Myers has a variety of fire service certifications including NC Firefighter, NC Driver 
Operator, NC Fire Officer I, II, & III, NC Instructor, NC Technical Rescuer with Specialties, 
and NC Emergency Medical Technician. He has attended the Fire & Rescue Management 
Institute offered through UNCC Continuing Education Office. He has completed the North 
Carolina Chief Officers Executive Development Program offered through the NC 
Association of Fire Chiefs. Chief Myers has recently completed the Municipal and County 
Administration program through the UNC - School of Government. Myers currently resides 
in Thomasville with his wife, Jennifer.