Dave Parker joined Harris County Emergency Services District No. 24/Aldine Fire & Rescue as the Fire Chief in February 2018. Chief Parker had previously served 33 years in various ranks with The Woodlands (TX) Fire Department. Along with his duties as a Fire Chief & CEO, Dave continues his 13 years of community service as a commissioner with a neighboring emergency services district. Next to his faith, his most cherished triumphs are his 32-year marriage to Melissa and their two grown children. Workwise, Dave holds a master’s degree in emergency services management and the designation certified fire executive and fire service chief executive officer. Additionally, Dave enjoys caring for his diverse pack of rescue animals and clay target sport shooting when spare time allows.