Fire Marshal Johnston


Jon Johnston began his career with the Menlo Park Fire Protection District in July 2000.   Jon came to the District with a Bachelor’s degree in Biology from Pepperdine University and experience in firefighting and sports and recreation.  Jon has a passion for teaching and strongly believes in education for Prevention.

He began as a Fire Protection Specialist beginning with public education and completing the District Bars on Windows Program.  Jon worked his way up the ranks promoting to Fire Inspector/Investigator performing construction inspections, plan review, hazardous materials inspections, fire investigations, code enforcement and more.  Jon was promoted to Fire Marshal in 2014 and  is excited about leading a Division with proactive Prevention education in the community.