Fire Marshal Craig Ver Huel has been with the Johnston-Grimes Metropolitan Fire Department since 2008. Craig was promoted to Lieutenant in 2016 and was selected to fill the position of Fire Marshal, upon creation of the position later in the year.
Fire Marshal Ver Huel holds a number of certifications from the State of Iowa and International Code Council in fire inspection, plan review, and fire investigation. Craig has a Master's Degree in Public Administration with an emphasis in Emergency Management. He is a graduate of both the Managing Officer and Executive Fire Officer Programs offered by the National Fire Academy. In addition, Craig has achieved the Designations of Fire Officer and Fire Marshal from the Center for Public Safety Excellence.
Fire Marshal Ver Huel is a member of the Iowa Fire Marshals Association, Hawkeye State Fire Safety Association, Iowa Chapter of the International Association of Arson Investigators, National Fire Sprinkler Association and National Fire Protection Association.