Fire Chief Jeff Gregory
Chief Gregory has lived in Patterson since 1979. His fire service career began as a member of the Patterson Volunteer Fire Department in January of 1986. Chief Gregory worked his way up thru the ranks and became a Company Lieutenant and was hired full time in May of 2003 by the Patterson Fire Department and West Stanislaus Fire Protection District as a Division Chief overseeing training, facilities and the purchase and maintenance of vehicles and equipment.
In November of 2011, Chief Gregory took on the oversight of fire prevention which includes fire inspections, plan checks and public education. He also oversaw Code Enforcement which handles code violations, weed abatements and graffiti removal.
In January of 2016, Chief Gregory stepped in as Interim Fire Chief to oversee the operations of the Department and was appointed as permanent Fire Chief in September of 2016. Chief Gregory is married and has 2 daughters.