Chief Stephen Laforet joined Windsor Fire & Rescue Services in 1990 as a probationary firefighter.
Chief Laforet was promoted to Fire Chief on April 1, 2017 and is also the Essex County Mutual Aid Coordinator and the Community Emergency Management Coordinator for the City of Windsor.
Chief Laforet is dedicated to the health welfare and safety of the citizens of Windsor as well as the fire service community.
Chief Laforet holds a Masters of Public Administration from Dalhousie University and is a Certified Municipal Manager, CMM III. He also has certificates in Fire Service Leadership and Fire Service Administration.