Seth Comer began his career with the Iona-McGregor Fire District in February of 1999, as a Firefighter/Paramedic. He was promoted to Engineer in December of 2003, and then to Lieutenant in March of 2007. He was promoted to the Division Chief of Emergency Medical Services and Fire Training in May of 2010. Since December of 2015 he has served as second in command for the fire district as the Assistant Chief.
Seth holds an Associate’s Degree in Fire Science, a Bachelor’s degree in Public Safety Management, and a Master’s degree in Administration. Seth recently holds the Certified District Manager (CDM) designation from the Florida Association of Special Districts, as well as the Certified Labor Relations Professional certification through the Florida Public Employer Labor Relations Association (FPELRA).
Seth completed the National Fire Academy’s 4 year Executive Fire Officer program, obtaining the EFO designation in 2018. On February 5th, 2019, Chief Comer obtained the Chief Fire Officer designation through the Center for Public Safety Excellency. This professional designation recognizes professional growth and offers strategies for continuous improvement. There are only 1,550 CFO’s worldwide.
Seth is married to Jill and together they have two adult children, Carleigh and Gavin.