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District Personnel

Criss Brainard

Fire Chief

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Jim Marugg

Administrative Battalion Chief

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Nancy Roos Administrative Assistant

Administrative Assistant Nancy Roos has worked for the Fire District for more than 17 years.  She is extremely knowledgeable about the District, and assists the public with a wide range of inquiries.  She provides assistance to the Prevention Division with building plans brought to the District for approval.  She assists the Administrative Division with processing accounts receivable.  Nancy is responsible for handling Public Records Act Requests.  On top of these duties, she is the Recording Secretary and Clerk of the Board of Directors. Prior to coming to the Fire District, Nancy held administrative positions at the San Diego Campus of the California School of Professional Psychology, and also the University of San Diego – School of Law.  Nancy has lived in the District since 1998.




Leah Harris Administrative/Finance Officer

Administrative Officer/Finance Officer Leah Harris attended Palomar College where she received her A.A. Degree in Accounting.  She started her career in finance as a teller with Washington Mutual in 2007.  In 2008, she started working as an Office Technician with the State of California in the Finance Office.  In 2012, she received her B.S. Degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in Finance and minor in Business from National University. Administrative Officer/Finance Officer Harris has been with the District since 2014.  Leah and her husband own an automotive shop in Ramona.




Tony Morgan

Deputy Fire Marshal

Deputy Fire Marshal Tony Morgan has been with the District for more than 17 years.  He began his career in 1984 as a Firefighter with the Federal Fire Department, providing fire protection on various military installations in San Diego County. In 2000, he accepted a position at San Miguel Fire District as a Fire Inspector, and is now the Deputy Fire Marshal.  He is responsible for construction inspections, reviewing and approving building plans, oversight of the weed abatement program, and the Local Ordinance. Tony is an alumnus of the National Fire Academy located in Maryland, and has completed an Associate Degree in Fire Science, and a Bachelor of Science in Management. He is also Past President of the San Diego County Fire Chiefs, Fire Prevention Officers Section.




Natalie Grimes

Fire Inspector

Inspector Grimes has been a Fire Inspector with the San Miguel Fire District for 17 years, and has 30 years of fire service experience overall.  She holds an Associate’s Degree in Fire Science with an emphasis in Fire Prevention Technology.  She was a firefighter for 4 years before becoming a fire inspector in 1992.  She has a passion for community involvement and fire prevention education.







Arthur Camarena

Logistics Officer

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