Board Members

Michael M MCaffeyPresident - Michael M Caffey

Michael Caffey joined the Rockwall Fire Department in August of 2002. President Caffey was instrumental in the formation of the RPFA, Local 5057. President Caffey serves to provide the citizens of Rockwall with a professional and proactive association, with Firefighter safety as its primary goal, along with charitable service to the community. President Caffey is currently a Captain for the Rockwall Fire Dept. He holds a Bachelor's of Business Administration from Southern Methodist University in Dallas, TX, and an Associate's Degree in Fire Science from Midland College, Midland TX. He also possesses his Master Firefighter Certification from the Texas Commission on Fire Protection. Michael is an EMT through the Texas Department of Health and holds several other field certifications and training. Off duty, Michael teaches CPR, First Aid other medical courses and serves industrial clients in their safety programs, including audits and safety training. He lives in historic downtown Rockwall with his wife Amy and son Rhett.


Vice President - Brad Vallance

Coming soon.


BillyMullenSecretary - Billy Mullens

Billy Mullens grew up in between two small towns in Southern Oklahoma just North of the Red River. He joined the Army Reserves in 2002 and served a tour of duty in Iraq. Later he switched to the Texas National Guard and deployed to Afghanistan in 2012. He began his fire service with Denison Fire Rescue in 2007 where he made the rank of Captain. Billy joined the Rockwall Fire Department in January 2020 and is currently a firefighter at Station 1. He holds the certifications of Advanced Firefighter, Driver-Operator, Fire Officer I, Instructor I and Paramedic. Billy is married to his wife Kristen and they have three daughters together, Bailey, Addy, and Emma.

 


Jay Mckee newTreasurer - Jay McKee

Jay McKee grew up in the small Collin County town of Farmersville 20 miles northeast of Rockwall. He graduated from the Kilgore College Fire Academy in 1996. Jay began his professional fire career in 1997. He has worked for the cities of Wylie, Mt. Pleasant, and Sulphur Springs before joining the Rockwall Fire Dept in 2015, and is currently a Captain at Station 2. Jay holds commission certifications of Firefighter Advanced, Driver-Operator, Inspector Advanced, Instructor II, and Hazardous Materials Technician. Jay resides in Royse City with his wife Tia and their 2 children, Claire and Marshall.




1Barker HatA Shift Steward - Justin Barker

Justin started in the fire service in 2002 at the age of 15 when he became a Junior Firefighter with the Whitehouse Volunteer Fire Department where his father was also a volunteer firefighter. He was hired as a full time Firefighter/ EMT for the City of Kilgore in November 2007 and worked there for more than 6 years until he was hired as a full time Driver/ Operator for the City of Rockwall in April of 2014. His certifications include Advanced Firefighter, Fire Instructor II, Fire Officer I, Driver/ Operator, Wildland Firefighter and EMT- Intermediate through the Texas Fire Commission and Texas Dept. of Health. Justin resides in Fate Texas with his wife Brittany and newborn, Bryan.



Todd Rowan newB Shift Steward - Todd Rowan

Todd Rowan joined the Rockwall Fire Department in 2006 as a volunteer, while working as a District Sales Manager for Coca-Cola covering North Texas and Southern Oklahoma. After 8 years of volunteering and over 20 years of service with Coca-Cola, an opportunity for a full-time position came available at Rockwall Fire Department which allowed him to retire from Coca-Cola and spend more time with his beautiful wife Tenee and his 3 wonderful kids, Alexa, Austen, and Corbin.

While at Coca-Cola, he was able to run the Special Events Department for 15 years where he was instrumental in Corporate, City, and Community functions. It was there that Todd found compassion for helping out the community and cities he covered. This is what brought him to the Rockwall Fire Department. He now has the ability to serve and help the community that his family calls home. Todd serves as a Captain at Station 3.


1Cowan HatC Shift Steward - Jimmy Cowan

Jimmy moved to Rockwall from Garland, TX in 1988 and graduated from Rockwall high in 1991. He volunteered briefly for the Heath Fire Dept after high school but then went on to pursue a career in construction management. After fourteen years in construction, he decided to go back and get the job he really wanted to begin with. Jimmy began volunteering for the Rockwall Fire Dept. in May of 2008 and became a part-time driver three years later. Jimmy was hired as a full-time Driver/Engineer in October of 2013 and is certified as a basic firefighter, EMT, Driver/Operator, and Instructor 1 through the Texas Commission on Fire Protection. He currently works at station 3 on the north side of Rockwall and loves serving his community.


 

 

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