November 5, 2018 – In a ceremony held Monday morning in the County Board Room, David Povlitz was sworn in as the new Arlington County Fire Chief. Members of the County Manager’s Office, the County Board, the fire department and other county departments attended the event. Chief Russel Miller of Joint Base Ft. Myer – Henderson Hall, Chief John Butler of Fairfax County Fire & Rescue and Chief Povlitz’s former boss Chief Robert Dube of the City of Alexandria Fire Department also attended the event.
The Arlington County Fire Department Honor Guard presented colors while Firefighter/Paramedic Frank Miller sang the National Anthem. County Manager Mark Schwartz said a few words about selecting Chief Povlitz as the next leader for ACFD. Circuit Court Clerk Paul Ferguson did the actual swearing in of Chief Povlitz. Afterward, Chief Povlitz talked about feeling honored to be selected, and looking forward to serving Arlington County residents.
If you missed it, you can view the ceremony here: http://ow.ly/l3WN30mvcyB