Jenn Akins holds the position of Deputy Fire Marshal for GRFD. She has been with the district since 2010 and filled the roles of firefighter/EMT, fire inspector, plans examiner and fire investigator. Jenn performs residential and commercial fire inspections, fire investigations, and plan reviews.
In 2007 Jenn earned a B.S.E in Civil Engineering from Arizona State University. Jenn is an Arizona State certified fire inspector and is certified by the International Code Council for Fire Inspector I & II, Residential Plans Examiner, and Fire Plans Examiner. Jenn also holds the Plans Examiner I Pro-Board certification. Jenn attended the Arizona Chapter of the International Association of Arson Investigators (IAAI) Arson Series and became a certified Fire Investigation Technician through IAAI. She has attended the National Fire Academy and completed the Fire/Arson/Explosion Origin and Cause class and the Interview and Testimony class.
Jenn is a member of the Southern Arizona Arson Task Force, Pinal County Arson Task Force, and the International Code Council.