OREGON STATE POLICE SUPERINTENDENT APPOINTS MARIANA RUIZ-TEMPLE AS ACTING OREGON STATE FIRE MARSHAL

Superintendent Hampton says “Mariana is assuming this position as Oregon is in an unprecedented crisis which demands an urgent response.  This response and the circumstances necessitated a leadership change. I have the absolute confidence in Mariana to lead OSFM operations through this critical time. She it tested, trusted and respected – having the rare combination of technical aptitude in field operations and administration.”

Fire Marshal Jim Walker has been placed on paid administrative leave.