Fire Chief Floyd E. Clark started his service with the Ontario Fire Department in July 1986. Prior to coming to Ontario, Chief Clark served as a Firefighter for eight years and promoted to the rank of Staff Sergeant while serving in the United States Air Force.
During his 26 years with the Ontario Fire Department, Chief Clark has proudly promoted through the ranks holding positions as Inspector/Investigator, Firefighter, Fire Captain, Deputy Fire Marshal, Battalion Chief, and Deputy Chief / Fire Marshal. On December 23, 2011, Chief Clark made history for the City of Ontario by being appointed the first African American Fire Chief. This promotion made him the tenth paid Fire Chief of the Ontario Fire Department.
Chief Clark has a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration from the University of La Verne. He holds certification as a State Certified Fire Officer and State Certified Chief Officer.