Division Chief, Metro-West Fire Protection District
Michael Thiemann has served for over twenty years in emergency services. Currently, he serves as Division Chief of External Affairs & Emergency Management for the Metro West Fire Protection District in St. Louis County Missouri. In this capacity, Michael manages Life Safety Education Programs, Media Relations, Emergency Management, Public Information, Public Relations, and special projects. He serves regionally as the Planning Section Chief for Region C Fire Mutual Aid and is a Type 3 member of the St. Louis Area All-Hazards Incident Support Team. Michael is currently an Adjunct Faculty member in the Emergency Management and Homeland Security program as well as an Advisory Board Member for Saint Louis University, School for Professional Studies. Michael has a master’s degree in Management & Leadership from Webster University and his undergraduate degree in Emergency Management from Grand Canyon University.