Alan Berkowsky

Chief Alan Berkowsky is a 35-year veteran of the fire service, currently serving as fire chief for the Winnetka, IL, Fire Department. He started his career as a paramedic with the Chicago Fire Department. He joined the Evanston, IL, Fire Department in 1981 as a firefighter/paramedic and became chief of the department in 2004. Berkowsky obtained his master’s degree from National Louis University, and has served as an instructor for the OSFM Fire Officer I, Fire Officer II and Chief Fire Officer programs. Over the last year, Berkowsky has been an instructor for the Illinois Tactical Officers Association in the Rescue Task Force Curriculum.