Kara Kalkbrenner – Acting Fire Chief, City of Phoenix
Kalkbrenner is a Phoenix native who manages nearly 2,000 personnel and a $300 million budget for the Phoenix Fire Department. She is the first woman to lead the department.
Greatest accomplishment: “To have the honor and privilege of serving the citizens of Phoenix for nearly three decades.”
Surprising fact: “I am a homebody. My biggest joy in life is spending time with my family.”
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