Chiefs

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George Tamborelle

Chief - 261

George Tamborelle has been in the fire service since 1992.  He started with the Newfield Fire Company before moving to Cayuga Heights in 2001.  George has been the fire chief since 2003.  He and his family live in Cayuga Heights.  George and his wife Lindsay met at the fire department.   He is a Paramedic/Supervisor at Bangs Ambulance where he started in 1998.  

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Mike Garrett

2nd Assistant Chief - 263

Mike Garrett has been in the fire service for over five years.  Aside from duties on the scene of emergencies he helps oversee the regular trainings within the department.  He is a full time teacher at Ithaca College and freelances in the entertainment world.  It was his combined interest in service and what to do in the event of an emergency at events that initially drew him the Cayuga Heights Fire Department. 

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Joe Price

1st Assistant Chief - 262

Joe Price has been in the fire department for over 10 years and combines his work as assistant chief with managing properties at Ithaca Renting. His wife, Colleen Price, is also a senior member of the fire department, as Rescue Director (271).

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Brendan Bloodnick

3rd Assistant Chief - 264

Brendan Bloodnick was previously the longest serving Lt, having spent 10 years with CHFD. He joined department as a student at Cornell. He is now a career firefighter at Ithaca Fire Department and a paramedic with Bangs Ambulance.

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Sophie Janowsky

1st Lieutenant - 281

Sophie Janowsky has been in the fire service since 2015. She works as an EMT with Bangs Ambulance.

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Macey Chasman

3rd Lieutenant - 283

Mac joined CHFD in 2019 and had previously served as Treasurer since 2020. He is a student at Cornell's ILR school. In his free time, he backpacks and fishes.

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John Gregory

2nd Lieutenant - 282

John joined CHFD in 2019. He is a student at Cornell, studying Agricultural Sciences. He hails from Westchester, where he joined Pound Ridge Fire Department in 2017. He keeps bees in his spare time.

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Daniel Halstead

4th Lieutenant - 284

Daniel Joined CHFD in 2018. He is a student at Cornell, studying Architecture, and originally hails from the United Kingdom. He is also the webmaster, co-runs the birthday party committee, and previously served as Secretary and Vice President.

Lieutenants

Rescue Officers

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Colleen Price

Rescue Director - 271

Colleen Price has been in the fire department for over 10 years and combines her work as Rescue Director with managing properties at Ithaca Renting. Her husband, Joe Price, is also a senior member of the fire department, as 1st Assistant Chief (262).

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Vacant

Assistant Rescue Director - 272

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Company Officers

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Kelly Chan

President

Kelly O'Chan is originally from Massachusetts. He came to Upstate New York for some honest schooling. He never left.

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Jenn Weiss

Treasurer

Jenn joined CHFD in 2020. She is a student at Cornell studying Human Biology, Health and Society. She also works as an EMT at Bangs Ambulance.

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Rachel Havrilak

Vice-President

Rachel is from New Jersey.

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Jake Beckman

Secretary

Jake joined CHFD in 2021. He is a student at Cornell studying mechanical engineering. In his free time, he enjoys hiking and camping in the Adirondacks.

Wardens

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David Maley

Warden

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John Putnam

Warden

John Putnam has been in the fire service for 16 years, joining the department during high school. He owns a construction business and has worked on many large projects. His family have been involved in the fire department for many years, and he continues this tradition through serving as an officer for over 5 years.