District Fire Chief Ryan Shaughnessy
Chief Ryan Shaughnessy is a 22-year veteran of the Washington State fire service beginning his career in 1996 as a volunteer firefighter with Camano Island Fire and Rescue.
In his time with Camano Island, Shaughnessy served as a fulltime firefighter, Lieutenant and Captain. Chief Shaughnessy also served as an Assistant Chief with Snohomish County Fire District 21 before being appointed as District Chief of the Tulalip Bay Fire Department.
Along with being a firefighter and EMT, Shaughnessy’s focus has been in Marine Rescue helping teach and develop programs all around Washington, Oregon and British Columbia.
Chief Shaughnessy is married to his wife Jamie and has three children.
Assistant Chief Chad Schmidt
Administrative Assistant Rachel Hughes
Rachel Hughes recently joined the Tulalip Bay Fire Department in December 2017.
Rachel previously worked as a 911 Dispatcher for Snohomish County. She left dispatch after 10 years of service. She is excited to be part of the Tulalip Bay Fire staff and to continue to serve the Tulalip community.
Rachel is married to her husband Brian and has three children.