As current Washington Fire Chief Dave Rhoads prepares to take the Office of Mayor in 2020, he has announced new members of his administration.

Taking Rhoads‘ place as Washington Fire Chief will be Battalion Chief Steven Walden. Walden has served as a firefighter for the past 22 years.

Rhoads has also tabbed Randy Ennis to become the head of the Electric Department. Current department head Randy Emmons is retiring from the post after winning a seat on the Washington City Council.

Jon Casper will serve as the city’s Building Commissioners in the new year.