Mike Duyck is the Fire Chief of Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue (TVF&R) - a combination agency with over 400 career firefighters and support staff, and approximately 100 volunteers. TVF&R is Oregon’s largest fire district serving a population of approximately 450,000 citizens within nine cities and portions of three counties. Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue is accredited by the
Center for Public Safety Excellence Commission on Fire Accreditation International (CPSE/CFAI).
Chief Duyck joined TVF&R in 1995, after beginning a fire service career with the City of Lake Oswego (OR) in 1988. His 15 years of service with TVF&R includes all ranks within emergency services, as well as fleet services, human resources, logistics, and governmental affairs. In 2009 he became deputy chief and was responsible for the administration of TVF&R while
the current fire chief, Jeff Johnson, served as President of the
International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC).
Chief Duyck has a Bachelor of Sciences Degree in Fire Business Administration, and an Associate Degree in Fire Science. He also holds numerous certifications in emergency operations and is an Oregon-certified Paramedic. Chief Duyck is Chair of the IAFC Environmental Sustainability Committee and a CFAI peer assessor. He is currently enrolled in the National Fire Academy Executive Fire Officer Program.
Chief Duyck serves as Oregon Vice-President of the
Western Fire Chiefs Association (WFCA) and is the WFCA representative for the
Oregon Fire Chiefs Association. He is also involved in many local and statewide fire service initiatives including urban renewal, emergency communications and dispatch, intergovernmental affairs, and interoperability.
In his personal time Chief Duyck enjoys coaching and watching his daughters’ basketball teams and spending time on his small family farm.