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Frank Babinec

Chief_BabinecFrank_150Frank Babinec was appointed as the Chief of the Coral Springs – Parkland Fire Department in February of 2014. The fire department is comprised of approximately 400 members with core services consisting of Fire Administration, Fire Operations, Emergency Medical Services, Community Risk Reduction, Training (State Certified Regional Training Center) and Community Emergency Response Team.

A native Floridian, and a resident of Coral Springs since 1991, Chief Babinec joined the department in 1993 as a volunteer firefighter and was hired full-time in 2000 as the training officer. He spent 7 years as an Assistant Chief (shift commander) and another 7 years as the Deputy Chief of Operations, dedicating over 24 years of service to the communities of Coral Springs and Parkland. Chief Babinec spent 12 years as a Lead Instructor for the Coral Springs Fire Academy. Chief Babinec holds a Bachelor's degree in Organizational Leadership and an MBA in Public Administration and possesses a Chief Fire Officer designation from the Center for Public Safety Excellence and an Executive Fire Officer designation from the National Fire Academy. Chief Babinec serves as the Vise President of the Fire Chiefs Association of Broward County and is the Chair of the Florida Fire Chiefs Association’s Safety and Health Committee.

To contact Chief Frank Babinec: csfd@coralsprings.org