Terry Kebschull, who graduated from the El Paso Fire Academy in 1991, has risen up the ranks of the Fire Department. Kebschull was promoted to Lieutenant in 2002, was named a Captain in 2007, a Battalion Chief in 2011, and then an Assistant Chief in 2017 overseeing the Division of Capital Assets and Personnel Support. Kebschull had dedicated more than 30 years to fulfilling the critical lifesaving mission of the department, to provide emergency response, prevention, preparedness, and education to our city so they can live safely and prosper in a hazard-resilient community.
Kebschull transitioned from emergency operations duties to administration, where he worked on developing and updating policy and procedures, budgeting, strategic planning, facility oversight, fire medical oversight and development, warehousing, professional standards, data management, accreditations for the Fire Department.
As a Lean Six Sigma certified team member, Kebschull partnered with the El Paso Animal Services Department to develop controlled substance diversion policies, update procedures, and add and modify the kennels.