Paul S. Siebert

Public Safety

Assistant Fire Chief


A resident of North Texas, Mr. Siebert earned a BAAS degree in Public Administration from West Texas A&M University and a graduate of the International Association of Fire Chief’s Fire Service Executive Development Institute.

Chief Siebert has more than 20 years experience in the Fire Service and Emergency Management. His Fire Department experience includes emergency response and mitigation, hazardous materials response, command, communications, prevention and public education.  Two operations projects he was responsible for was the development and deployment of a Hazardous Materials Team and a state-of-the-art Command and Communications Response Vehicle.

Since 2009, Chief Siebert has been responsible for the Situational Awareness for Emergency Response (SAFER) project, a GIS-based real-time intelligence program coordinating School and Commercial facility development with Police, Fire and EMS first responders.  Highlights of the program include the pre-planning of over 3,000 facilities, data maintenance and live video delivery to fire and law enforcement officials.  In 2010, the SAFER program won the prestigious President’s Award from ESRI President Jack Dangermond.

Chief Siebert continues to work toward technology integration in the Fire Service.  He is a current member of the National Fire Protection Association’s Standard on Data Exchange for the Fire Service (NFPA 950/951), a member of the Fire Protection Research Institute’s Smart Firefighter project, co-authoring the Research Roadmap for the Smart Firefighter, and working with several agencies and companies on the development of their products and programs for delivery within the Fire Service.