Jul 23, 2021
Brian Goss
Fire Department update

Chief Brian Goss is a 38-year fire service veteran, having joined the profession in Bangor, Michigan as a paid-on-call firefighter in 1983. In 1988, he began a 20-year career with the Grand Rapids (MI) Fire Department where he subsequently moved through the ranks of Lieutenant, Captain, and Battalion Chief before leaving in 2008 to accept the position of Assistant Fire Chief of the Brentwood Fire & Rescue Department.  He was then promoted to Fire Chief on July 1, 2011. Chief Goss holds a bachelor’s degree in science from Spring Arbor University and is a graduate of the University of North Carolina's Fire & Rescue Management Institute as well as the University of Tennessee’s Public Administrator Program.  Goss earned his Chief Fire Officer designation from the Center for Public Safety Excellence’s Commission on Professional Credentialing (CPC) in 2010 and has contributed content to numerous trade journals, books, and other fire service publications.