Fire Chief Ketchen (left), with Trustee Steve Stratakos
Chief Ketchen's wife Karen, takes the honor of pinning on his new badge.
By Member Lisa Berger
January 1, 2012
The Roberts Park Fire Protection District's new Fire Chief, Jeffrey Ketchen, was sworn in at the regular meeting of the Board of Trustees on Tuesday, December 13, 2011.
Ketchen, who has served as Deputy Chief since 2008, joined the District in 1993. The new Fire Chief holds a degree in Fire Service Administration from Southern Illinois University. Ketchen, 42, is a married father of three children.