Chief Robert Olwin came to the Madison County Emergency Medical District in September of 2012. Prior to taking on the Chief's position, Olwin served as Chief at Silvercreek Township Fire Department in Greene County, Ohio which services the Village of Jamestown and surrounding area. He also still maintains part-time status as a Firefighter/Paramedic with the City of Lebanon, Ohio.
Olwin started his career as a volunteer in 1985, and rose through the ranks to Chief in 2000. He was the first full-time Chief to serve Silvercreek Township.
Chief Olwin holds a Firefighter II and Paramedic Certification, as well as a CPR Instructor card. He is also an adjunct Firefighter Instructor for various schools in the area.
As Chief, he oversees daily operations of the district, and works closely with the Fiscal Clerk on budgeting and appropriations. He also ensures compliance with state and federal regulations.
On his off-time, Olwin serves on various organizations, to foster good relationships with the community. He and his wife Julie live in London, Ohio. Julie is a full-time attorney, but also maintains her Registered Nurse and Paramedic certifications.