Lee Johnson

Lee Johnson

Board member
Lee Johnson

Lee began his fire service career in 1975 as a firefighter and has held firefighting, officer and management positions throughout Queensland including Townsville, Gold Coast, Rockhampton and Brisbane. January 2002 Lee was appointed Commissioner of Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES), a position he held until his requirement in July 2015. 

Lee served as President of the Australasian Fire and Emergency Services Authorities Council (AFAC) and as a Director on the Board of the National Aerial Firefighting Centre.

Lee played a key role in the development of Urban Search and Rescue capability within QFES and is an advocate for building fire safety.  He champions the need to protect our community in both the commercial and residential aspects. Lee also has a keen interest in the command and control challenges for broad scale disasters particularly those relating to deployed communications.

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Lee Johnson is a current member of the CRC's Board of Directors.

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