Tavis D. Leake began his fire service career with the Sedgwick County Fire District #1 in November 1991. Chief Leake has served in the capacity of Firefighter, Fire Inspector, Fire Investigator, Fire Lieutenant, Fire Captain, and Fire Marshal over a span of 22 years. During the past three years, Chief Leake has overseen the Fire Prevention Division where he was responsible for all aspects of fire prevention. Chief Leake is a graduate of the National Fire Academy, where he completed his Executive Fire Officer certification.
Chief Leake holds a Master’s Degree in Security Administration from Southwestern College and a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from Barclay College.