April 30 – May 3: Educational Program | May 1 - 3: Exhibits

Christopher Sadler

Deputy Chief
York County Fire and Life Safety


Christopher "Chris" Sadler has served with the York County, VA, Department of Fire and Life Safety for over 31 years. Prior to being appointed as Deputy Chief/Deputy Director of the department, Chris spent 10 years as an Assistant Chief commanding the Technical Services and Special Operations Division. Chris has a degree in Fire Science, is a Nationally Registered Paramedic, and a graduate of the National Fire Academy Executive Fire Officer Program. Chris represents the International Association of Fire Chief’s as a Principal on the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 2400 Standards Committee on UAS for Public Safety. He is the Fire Service representative to the Virginia Governors’ Secure Commonwealth Sub-panel for UAS, a Vice Chairman of the National Council on Public Safety UAS, the AUVSI Trusted Operator Program Public Safety Lead for Fire/Rescue, and serves on the ASTM/NFPA Joint Working Group for Public Safety UAS.


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