Executive Council

The Elected Officers of this Department shall consist of a Fire Chief, two Assistant Fire Chiefs, Fire Marshal, President, Secretary and Treasurer.

*SVFD Constitution, Article II, Section 1

The Fire Chief  shall serve as head of the department.  The other elected officers shall comprise the Executive Staff.  The Fire Chief and Executive Staff shall comprise the Executive Council.  The Executive Council will be responsible for the overall operation and management of the department.

*SVFD Constitution, Article III, Sections 1-3

Chief – Trey Clemons

Chief Clemons joined the department in 2007 and has served in several positions, including Assistant Chief.  He has attended the TEEX Annual Municipal Fire School through Firefighter IV.  Chief Clemons was voted Firefighter of the Year in 2011 and again in 2018.  He assumed the role of Chief in October of 2018.

1st Assistant Chief – Robert Hightower

Robert Hightower joined SVFD in 2002.  He is an SFFMA Certified Firefighter II (NFPA 1001) and has been Assistant Chief since 2020.

2nd Assistant Chief – Tyrone Washington

Chief Washington joined SVFD in 2001.  He attended the TEEX Annual Municipal Fire School for many years.  He assumed the role of 2nd Assistant Chief in 2020.

Fire Marshal – Jeff Fleming

Jeff is an SFFMA Certified Firefighter II and has held several positions within SVFD.  He became Fire Marshal in October 2021.

President – Brad Murphy

Brad moved to Smithville in 2016 and joined the department in March of 2017.  He has attended the TEEX Annual Municipal Fire School and became a SFFMA Certified Firefighter II (NFPA 1001) in 2018 after attending the Bastrop County  Fire Academy.  Brad assumed the role of President in October of 2019.

Treasurer – John Johnson

John joined the department in in 2016.  He has attended the TEEX Annual Municipal Fire School and has also completed the Bastrop County Fire Academy in 2018.  He assumed the role of Treasurer in October of 2018.

Secretary – Lisa Rinehart

Lisa rejoined the department in 2018.  She assumed the role of Secretary in October of 2019.