Town of Matthews
 
Matthews Fire & EMS Announce Promotions
 
Posted on Thursday February 01, 2018
 
During a recent Board of Commissioners meeting, Matthews Fire & EMS Chief Rob Kinniburgh announced three promotions. Captain Chris Mollema, Captain Christopher Rayner, and Lieutenant Ryan Hanes were recognized by Mayor Bailey and the Town Board of Commissioners for their promotions.
 
 
Fire & EMS Promotions
Pictured from left to right: Captain Christopher Rayner, Lieutenant Ryan Hanes, Chief Rob Kinniburgh, and Captain Chris Mollema.


Matthews, NC – During a recent Board of Commissioners meeting, Matthews Fire & EMS Chief Rob Kinniburgh announced three promotions. Captain Chris Mollema, Captain Christopher Rayner, and Lieutenant Ryan Hanes were recognized by Mayor Paul Bailey and the Town Board of Commissioners for their promotions. 

Chris Mollema has been promoted to Captain. Mollema joined the Department in 2008 as a Firefighter/EMT. Captain Mollema was previously promoted to Lieutenant in July 2014. He has been in the fire service since 2002.

Christopher Rayner has been named Captain of Recruitment and Training. This newly created position will help the Department focus additional efforts on recruiting and retaining top talent. Captain Rayner joined the Department in 2017 as a Firefighter. He has been in the fire service since 1996 and a fire service instructor since 2008. 

Ryan Hanes has been promoted to Lieutenant. Lt. Haynes joined the Department as a Firefighter/EMT in February 2016. He has been in the fire service for 10 years, four of those being on active duty in the Air Force. In his new role, Lt. Haynes will be responsible for Fire and Life Safety Education and public relations for the Department. 
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