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North View Fire Administration

Chief David K. Wade

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Dave joined the North View Fire District in 1985 as a volunteer firefighter. In 1989, he was hired as a full-time Driver Engineer.  In 1991, Dave and Paul Ellsworth formed the North View Fire Educators.  They taught elementary-age children about fire safety through the fire prevention clowns “Fireball” and “Smokehouse”.  In 2007, Fireball and Smokehouse retired after a successful 17-year run.  Dave was promoted to the rank of Captain in 1994 and then promoted to Deputy Chief in 2002.  Dave has been an influencing factor in much of the District's growth over the last 36 years.  As Fire Chief, Dave is responsible for the budget and overall operations of the District.  Dave has a great sense of humor and relates well with the staff.  He uses his life stories to help teach valuable lessons.  Dave also responds to structure fires and major EMS incidents to assist the Incident Commander as part of the command staff.   In 2007, through great persistence, Dave finished his Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in Operations Management.  In 2008, he earned a Master’s degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in Organizational Psychology & Development.  In his spare time, he and his wife support their four children in their activities and spend time with their two granddaughters.  They also appreciate the time spent with family at the family cabin at Bear Lake.


Deputy Chief Jeremiah Jones

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Jeremiah was born and raised in North Ogden.  From a very young age, he wanted to become a firefighter.  In 2002, after his return from an LDS mission to Madrid Spain, Jeremiah became certified as an EMT. The next summer he became Firefighter II, and Hazmat Operations certified.  His dream of working as a firefighter was realized in 2004, as he began his career with North View Fire as a part-time firefighter.  In 2007, he was hired full-time as a Driver Engineer.  He has been directly involved with public education teaching fire safety messages to the elementary schools in the district as “Hydro” the clown. He enjoys having a career that makes a difference in people’s lives.  In 2011, he was promoted to Fire Marshal where he was responsible for all fire prevention activities for the District.  In October of 2013, he was promoted to Deputy Fire Chief. In his new position, he is responsible for the fire District’s operations section and directly supervises the District’s six captains.  He looks forward to the challenges of a growing community and ensuring outstanding patient care and customer service.  In his spare time, Jeremiah enjoys spending time with his wife and four children. He also enjoys hunting, fishing, and photographing the great outdoors.


Deputy Chief/Fire Marshal Ryan Barker

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Ryan started his career in Emergency Services in 2010 when he was hired by Weber Area Dispatch as a 911 dispatcher.  After successfully completing their training program he decided to enhance his training and went back to school to obtain his EMT and Firefighting Certificates.  While working graveyard shifts he was able to complete his Advanced EMT and Firefighting Certificates and then started to look for employment with Fire Departments in the area.  Ryan always had the desire to work for North View Fire District having been raised in the area, and in 2012 he was hired as a part-time Firefighter/EMT with the District.  He continued to obtain Fire Certifications and was promoted to Fire Marshal in October 2013.  In this new position, he oversees all the Fire Prevention, Inspections, and Public Education for the Fire Districts area.  In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his wife and 4 kids and working on the family farm.


District Clerk Nicci Roylance

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Nicci Roylance was born and raised in North Ogden. She has incredible pride in serving the communities where she grew up. Nicci graduated from Weber High School. Nicci began working with North View Fire District in 2019 and immediately had a huge impact on helping North View Fire District succeed. She makes everyone around her better and has a tremendously positive attitude that ripples through the organization. She earned her bachelor's degree in business management from WGU. Her responsibilities include billing procedures, payables and receivables, and administrative duties, and is the chair of the uniform committee and the event planning committee. She brings phenomenal organizational skills and attention to detail. In her free time, she loves spending time with her children and enjoys skiing, water activities, mountain biking, and many other outdoor activities.