Fire Chief Pat Laurienti has served the citizens of Adams County Fire Rescue for over 32 years; he was appointed Fire Chief June 1, 2011. His family is from the Welby area, which ACFR serves. He contributes his loyalty and work ethic to his late father, whom he worked alongside for 36 years building custom homes. Chief Laurienti worked up through the ranks, also serving as the Training Chief for 11 years. Chief Laurienti currently serves as the president of the Denver Metro Fire Chiefs Association, is a member of the Colorado State Chiefs executive board and past president of the North Area Adams County Fire Chiefs. He is also the president of the Adams County Communications Center and serves on the Adams County 911 Authority Board.