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Posted on: December 28, 2023

Loudoun Fire Deputy Chief Appointed to the Virginia Fire Chiefs Association Board of Directors

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The Loudoun County Combined Fire and Rescue System (LC-CFRS) is honored to announce the appointment of Deputy Chief Todd E. Lupton to the position of Division 7 Vice President of the Virginia Fire Chiefs Association (VFCA). 

The mission of the VFCA is to serve the communities of Virginia through its fire service leaders and advance the Fire and Rescue service through leadership, education, and advocacy. The VFCA brings Virginia fire service leaders from across the Commonwealth together to:

  • Exchange ideas, information, knowledge, and experiences affecting the safety of life and property from fires. 
  • Develop and deliver public education programs focusing on fire prevention and life safety.
  • Cooperate with all organizations in the promotion of goals and objectives of the fire service to include statewide legislation. 
  • Support and encourage the delivery of pre-hospital emergency medical services by the fire service.

 Deputy Chief Todd Lupton has over 25 years of Fire and Rescue experience. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Fire Service Administration from Waldorf College and an Associate’s Degree in EMS Technology from Northern Virginia Community College. Chief Lupton has achieved the designation of Chief Fire Officer and Chief EMS Officer through The Commission on Professional Credentialing. He is currently certified as a Fire Officer IV and a National Registered Paramedic. He is also an Adjunct Instructor with the Virginia Department of Fire Programs. 

Chief Lupton currently serves as the Deputy Chief of Volunteer Administration for LC-CFRS. Chief Lupton started in the Fire Service as a volunteer in Warren County at the age of 14. He has worked in Warren County, the City of Manassas Park, and the City of Manassas. During his career, he has served at every rank, including serving several times as an Interim Fire Chief. Chief Lupton has also served as the President of the Northern Virginia EMS Council from 2015-2016. Todd has been married for 19 years to his wife Heather and together, they have a 13-year-old son, Brady.

As a Division Vice President, some of Chief Lupton’s duties will include attending and participating in VFCA Board of Directors meetings and meeting with Division 7 Fire and EMS stakeholders to discuss key issues concerning their areas. For more information about the VFCA, visit their website.

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