Russell Sander was hired as Fire Chief on March 8, 2016. He started his career in the City of Taylor and then served as a firefighter in Georgetown before becoming the Fire Chief in Missouri City, a small town outside of Houston where he served for 12 years. As a Licensed Paramedic, he brings a lot of knowledge to our community. Russell is married to Tammie, who is a registered nurse case manager for United Health Care. They have two sons, Justin and David, who are in the fire service.

Lynnette Courtney has been with the City of Marble Falls for six years and with the Fire Department for two years. Before working for the city, she worked at a local bank and attended McMurry University. Lynnette is married to Bear, who is the Assistant Golf Professional at Delaware Springs Golf Course in the City of Burnet.  They have two sons, Paxton and Landry.