The Fire Prevention Office is under the command of Battalion Chief Gene Stoddart. B.C. Stoddart was hired into the Lodi Fire Department as a Firefighter I in March of 2003. Since then, Gene has promoted through the ranks to his current position as the Fire Marshal for the Lodi Fire Department in April 2011.
Gene is a certified Chief Officer and HazMat Specialist, and is the only Lodi Fire Department member certified in Fire Prevention. He received a Bachelor of Arts and Master's degree in Organizational Management and has received many additional certificates throughout his tenure with the Lodi Fire Department.