Mr. Maggos has been with the Village since 2001, serving as both the Fire Chief and Director of Emergency Management. He also served as Building Commissioner for over 20 years. Mr. Maggos began his fire service training in 1980, and previously served as Fire Marshal for the Village of Lombard, as Fire Inspector/Investigator for the Pleasantview Fire Protection District, and as a paid-on-call Deputy Fire Chief with the Lyons Fire Department. He is a graduate of the National Fire Academy's 4-year Executive Fire Officer Program and is certified in the State of Illinois as a Chief Fire Officer.
Mr. Maggos received a Master of Science degree in Public Safety Administration from Lewis University, a Bachelor of Science degree in Fire Science Management from Southern Illinois University, and an A.A.S. in Fire Science Technology from Triton College. He also completed coursework in Fire Protection and Safety Engineering Technology at Oklahoma State University. He previously served as the President of Mutual Aid Box Alarm System (MABAS) Division 10 and was named Fire Investigator of the Year in 1995 for the MABAS Division 10 Origin and Cause Team. He currently serves as the Chief Liaison for the MABAS 10 Hazardous Materials Team and has served with the team as Certified Hazardous Materials Technician since 1991. He is also a member of various other professional organizations.