Assistant Fire Chief Randy Paige
Phone: (361) 826-3952
Chief Paige has been a member of the Corpus Christi Fire Department since 1988. He has served in both Fire and EMS supervisory positions. As an Assistant Chief, he served from 2006-2016 as the department's Operations Chief. He is an advanced certified firefighter and paramedic. He was appointed Fire Marshal in April 2016.
Smith Choi, P.E.- Fire Protection Engineer
Phone: (361) 826-3969
Smith Choi joined the CCFD in January 2023 as the City’s Fire Protection Engineer responsible for fire protection systems plan reviews to ensure all system designs are compliant with local adopted fire codes and NFPA standards. Smith also provides technical support to the Fire Marshal and Fire Prevention field inspection staff. Smith is a registered Professional Engineer in the state of Texas, licensed in Mechanical Engineering and Fire Protection Engineering.
Captain Mike Tressider
Phone: (361) 826-8428
Captain Tressider has been a member of the Corpus Christi Fire Department since 1990. He is currently assigned to the Fire Prevention Bureau as the Public Education Officer and Arson Investigator. Captain Tressider is certified as a Firefighter, Fire Inspector, Fire and Arson Investigator, and he also holds a TCLEOSE Peace Officer certification. Captain Tressider is also assigned as a Deputy Fire Marshall overseeing Fire Investigations.
Captain Mark Lewis
Phone: (361) 826-3922
Captain Lewis has served the department since 1984. He is a state certified Fire Inspector and is assigned as a Deputy Fire Marshall overseeing Inspections and Code Compliance.
Firefighter II Brian Rogers
Phone: (361) 826-3900
Brian Rogers has been a member of the Corpus Christi Fire Department since February 2, 1992. Brian is a Texas State Certified Firefighter, Fire Instructor, and Fire Inspector. He spent the first ten years of his career as a Fire Suppression/EMS emergency responder. He has been assigned to the Fire Prevention Bureau since October 2, 2002. Brian holds the rank of Firefighter II. Brian also serves with the Fire Prevention Team to facilitate evacuation of citizens during hurricane events.
Phone: (361) 826-3930
Desiree Meave is the Senior Management Assistant and has been with the City of Corpus Christi since 2017. She schedules all appointments, tests, issues Permits and is Custodian of Records for fires.