Rank Name
Fire Chief Ivan Hernandez
Assistant Fire Chief Robert Weidenbach
Fire Inspector/Fire Investigator Tim Zelenak
Administrative Assistant Delma Cortez
  1. Fire Chief
  2. Asst. Fire Chief
  3. Fire Inspector/Fire Mashal

Chief HernandezFire Chief - Ivan Hernandez

Ivan Hernandez was appointed as Fire Chief for the City of Windcrest Fire Department on March 28, 2022.  Chief Hernandez is a 29-year veteran of the Fire Service.  He has served in all capacities leading up to Fire Chief, including Senior Fire Captain, Shift Lieutenant, Fire Marshal, Fire Inspector, License Paramedic, Firefighter and Volunteer Firefighter.  Chief Hernandez has demonstrated experience in influencing, decision making and coaching in all levels of supervision.  

Chief Hernandez received his bachelor’s degree and graduated Summa Cum Laude from the Texas A&M University San Antonio, and has his Fire Science Associates degree from San Antonio College.  He also attended the University of Texas at San Antonio Health Science Center to obtain his Paramedicine Certificate.  On his days off, Chief Hernandez is an adjunct instructor for the San Antonio Regional Fire Academy.   

Chief Hernandez leads a dedicated team of 30 sworn, civilian and volunteer personnel and growing.  He feels very fortunate to serve the City of Windcrest and is proud to continue a tradition of excellent customer service and leadership of the Fire Department.  Chief Hernandez has an open-door policy, if anyone has any questions regarding anything fire-related, please don’t hesitate to come by or call our office.

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