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Clinton Volunteer Fire Department

9506 Plank Road
Clinton, LA 70722


Fire Chief
Douglas Beauchamp, Jr.

Douglas Beauchamp, Jr., Chief Clinton Volunteer Fire Department FIRE DEPARTMENT Joined Clinton Volunteer Fire Department in January, 1977 and has held continuous service as Firefighter, EMT (18 years) and First Responder (14 years). Has held various Officer positions including Treasurer, Rescue Squad DirectorAppointed as Fire Chief in 2005 Member of East Feliciana Parish Fire District Board of Directors since 2005 Past Radiological Defense Officer (RADEF) for the East Feliciana Civil Defense/River Bend Disaster Response (1979-2008) CVFD has achieved its first Class 5 rating for the Town of Clinton in 2015 MILITARY SERVICE US Naval Reserve; 1988-95 Sailor of the Year, Navy and Marine Corps Recruiting Center, Baton Rouge, 1993 Operation Desert Storm, 1991, USNS Mercy TAH 19, Persian Gulf Petty Officer First Class Ancient Order of Shellbacks Medals/Ribbons Earned:  Pistol Sharpshooter Ribbon Kuwaiti Liberation (Saudi Arabia) Medal Sea Service Deployment Ribbon Southwest Asia Service Medal National Defense Service Medal Navy Reserve Meritorious Service Ribbon Navy “E” Ribbon Navy Unit Commendation Medal Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal Honorable Discharge Member of VFW (Veterans of Foreign Wars) Member of NERA (Naval Enlisted Reserve Association) OTHER CIVIC SERVICE Former Planning and Zoning Commission,  Town of Clinton Eagle Scout, Boy Scouts of America, Former Troop Asst Scout master Commissioned Deputy with the East Feliciana Parish Sheriff’s Office RELIGION Life long Member of Our Lady of the Assumption Catholic Church Eucharistic Minister Lector Usher RCIA Instructor Chairman of Finance Committee Member of Men’s Club Member Knights of Columbus, 4th Degree, Antoine Blanc Assembly, Past Grand Knight EDUCATION Attended Clinton schools, Grade 1-12 Graduate of Clinton High School, 1971, Salutatorian Graduate of LSU, BS, Physics and Math Education, 1975 Graduate of LSU, MS, School Administration, 1981 EMPLOYMENT Teacher, Clinton High School, Physics, Chemistry, Algebra II, Advanced Math and Human Physiology, 13 years Assistant Principal, Jackson Middle School, 1 year Assistant Principal, Clinton Elementary School, 1 year Central Office Staff, Coordinator and Supervisor, 16 years Assistant Superintendent, 1 year Superintendent of Schools, 4 years Retired 2012 MISCELLANEOUS Scuba Diver Certified 1977 Estimated 900 + divers, Interests:  Spearfishing and Underwater Photography Body Recovery for Sheriff Offices in East and West Feliciana Parish NAUI certified Instructor, since 2000 Member of Red Knights, (Firefighters who ride motorcycles)   

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