Leonard Meadows – Battalion Chief

Leonard Meadows
Battalion Chief

Dee Meadows Battalion Chief After graduating from Ware County High School in 1990, Battalion Chief Dee Meadows attended ABAC College in Tifton for one quarter prior to starting his career at the Waycross Fire Department. He also has completed ministry schooling through Global University. In 1991 he began his career in Waycross Fire Department as a firefighter. He was chosen as Waycross Fire Department Firefighter of the year in 1995 and in 1996, Ware County Exchange Firefighter of year in 1996. He was awarded the Award of Valor for saving the life of elderly lady. Battalion Chief Meadows has attended the Georgia Public Safety Training center and the National Fire Academy. He is a graduate of Leadership Waycross. Battalion Chief Meadows holds several certifications including Hazardous Materials Technician in which he serves on the region 8 team. He is also an Instructor and an Arson Investigator. Battalion Chief Meadows has been a former Fire Marshal for the Waycross Fire Department. He went through the rank of Engineer and now serves as Battalion Chief where he serves as his shifts training officer.

Battalion Chief Meadows also serves in the community; he previously served on OADA as past chairman who was instrumental in the recruitment of several industries. He has served on the Waycross – Ware County Chamber Board, He is Vice Chair of The Okefenokee Area FCA. He is on the Ware County Athletic Booster Board. He is an active board member for Mattie’s Mission. He has served on committees including some at the state level for State of Georgia Board of Education. He is currently serving on several local boards within the City of Waycross. He has been a part of the local rec. department for several years coaching and mentoring kids of this community.

Battalion Chief Meadows has a heart for mission work and has lead teams around the world. He has served on the Board of his Church Waycross First Assembly; he is currently serving as Family Life Pastor there. Battalion Chief Meadows has been instrumental in organizing several local charities and organizing several events that have helped local families. He is married to Crista Meadows and has one son, Will.