IN-PERSON & ZOOM MEETING : Oakhill Fire Department
Feb 16, 2023 12:00 PM
Chief Jeffrey J Wittig
IN-PERSON & ZOOM MEETING : Oakhill Fire Department
Chief Wittig will present information about the Oakhill Fire Department


About Jeffrey J Whittig:

Jeffrey J. Wittig was appointed as the Fire Chief of the Oak Hill Fire Department in January 2012 by The Board of Commissioners of Travis County Emergency Services District #3. Chief Wittig’s tenure with the Oak Hill Fire Department began in 1996 as a volunteer firefighter. He became a member of the full time staff at the rank of Captain in 2005. He was promoted to Assistant Fire Chief in 2006 and served as the Acting Fire Chief from November 2011 until his appointment in January 2012.
Chief Wittig holds the Chief Fire Officer (CFO) Designation from the Center for Public Safety Excellence, the Chief Fire Executive designation from the Texas Fire Chiefs Association, and the Executive Fire Officer designation from FEMA’s National Fire Academy. Chief Wittig holds certifications as Department Head of Suppression, Advanced Firefighter, Fire Officer IV, Fire Instructor III, and Incident Safety Officer from the Texas Commission on Fire Protection. Chief Wittig also serves as one of eight Branch Directors for the Texas Intrastate Fire Mutual Aid System (TIFMAS) with responsibility for coordinating Central Texas resources for deployment across the state to all hazards.
Chief Wittig was born in Victoria, Texas and moved to Oak Hill in 1978. A 1992 graduate of Bowie High School, Chief Wittig also earned the rank of Eagle Scout from Oak Hill’s Troop 395. After receiving an undergraduate degree in Psychology from The University of Texas at Austin in 1995, Chief Wittig began a 10 year career in procurement and management at The University of Texas. He received a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from the University of Phoenix in 2005.