David Henderson was promoted to Battalion Chief in January of 2021.
Battalion Chief Henderson is currently assigned as the Battalion Chief of A-Shift. Battalion Chief Henderson began his career with the Cedar Park Fire Department in 2005. Beginning as a Firefighter, he worked his way through the ranks of Driver/Engineer and Lieutenant assigned to Operations. During his career, Battalion Chief Henderson has specialized in Hazardous Materials (Haz-Mat) incident response. He holds certifications, through the Texas Commission on Fire Protection, as a Hazardous Materials Technician as well as Hazardous Materials Incident Commander.
Battalion Chief Henderson has also assisted with instructing Hazardous Materials courses throughout central Texas. In addition to Haz-Mat, Battalion Chief Henderson has also instructed for the Driver Operator course as well as the Probationary Academy for new hires. Battalion Chief Henderson is also certified as a/an:
- Advanced Firefighter
- Fire Officer IV
- Instructor II
- Driver Operator
- Wildland Firefighter
- Incident Safety Officer