Jason Bonney is an assistant chief for the Central Jackson County Fire Protection District (CJC) in Blue Springs, Missouri. He has over 19 years of experience in fire/EMS and emergency management. He holds a Bachelor of Science in crisis and disaster management and a master’s in public administration. Jason is also credentialed as a Chief Fire Officer through the Center for Public Safety Excellence. Jason has been the accreditation manager for more than 10 years and has successfully led CJC through three accreditation processes with the Commission on Fire Accreditation International with whom he also serves as a peer assessor.