Chief Daniel J. Stev​​ens


Term:  4 years from July 1, 2017
La Plata, Maryland

Chief Dan Stevens was initially appointed to the MFRETC in 2001. A 50-year volunteer firefighter, he is currently a member of the Waldorf Volunteer Fire Department, Charles County where he is a life member and an active riding member. Mr. Stevens has served his company as, chief, assistant chief, captain, and chairman of the board of directors. He is currently Coordinator of MFRI’s Southern Maryland Regional Training Board in La Plata. He also serves as a member of the Charles County Volunteer Firemen's Association and EMS Association where he is Chairman of the County Training Committee. Mr. Stevens serves or has served on several committees of the Maryland State Firemen's Association. He serves on the Executive Committee and has served on several others including; Safety, Training, and the Volunteer Company Assistance Fund.  Mr. Stevens is an MICRB-certified State Emergency Services Instructor and works as a field instructor for the Maryland Fire and Rescue Institute. Professionally, Mr. Stevens retired as the Director of the Tobacco and Peanut Analysis Group with the United States Department of Agriculture and was responsible for the management of both programs. Mr. Stevens holds an Associate Degree in Business from St. Mary's College of Maryland, a Bachelor of Science degree in Agricultural Economics from the University of Maryland and a Master of Science in Agricultural Economics with minors in statistics and finance from Texas A&M University. Mr. Stevens represents volunteer emergency services personnel.