The Fire administration is responsible for all operations of the department. Headed by the Chief of Fire & EMS, the duties of fire administration include:

  • Preparation and control of the annual operating budget
  • Administration of the fire data processing systems (NFIRS)
  • Recruitment and enlistment of new employees
  • Provision of continuing education and training
  • Evaluation of the agency and its programs
  • Planning and for future service needs.

The Department's administration staff includes the Chief of Fire & EMS, the Battalion Chief of Operations & Training, and administrative assistant.

Meet Chief of Fire & EMS, Michael Mondor

Michael Mondor is the Chief of Fire & EMS for the Maplewood, MN Fire Department. Chief Mondor has over 19 years of experience working in volunteer, career, combination, hospital based, tiered response, police based and fire based EMS systems.


Chief Mondor is passionate about advancing the EMS profession and is specifically interested in Illness/Injury prevention, cardiac arrest resuscitation, and pediatric pre-hospital care. Prior to earning his Bachelor of Science from Waldorf College, he earned a Paramedic Diploma from Century College.


Chief Mondor lives in Stillwater, Minnesota with his wife, Ricki, and two sons.

Michael Mondor

Meet Battalion Chief, Shawn Conway

Shawn Conway is the Battalion Chief of Operations & Training for the Maplewood, MN Fire Department. Chief Conway is a 22-year veteran of emergency services covering fire (structural and crash fire rescue) and EMS (pre-hospital and critical care for ground, inter-facility and rotor wing disciplines) in metropolitan, hospital based and military environments.


Operationally, Chief Conway is focused on advancing and strengthening skillsets for safe and efficient firefighting tactics, while mentoring and supporting career development for personnel. He holds a Bachelor of Science from Liberty University in Business, an Associates of Applied Science in Fire Science and is a national registered paramedic. 


Chief Conway lives his wife, Keri, and two sons, in Andover, MN. 

Conway Battalion Chief