Deputy Chief Frank Cornier
Cornier came to the City of Orlando Fire Department on June 8,
1992, after serving five years as a paramedic in New York City
and 2 ˝ years with Seminole County Fire Rescue. During his 19 ˝
years with OFD, Chief Cornier has served on every specials teams
discipline, as well as two years as a training officer and
Special Operations Lieutenant. He was a member of Central
Florida Task Force 4, since its inception, and was deployed four
times during Hurricanes Ivan, Charlie and Katrina. He continues
to serve as liaison for TF4, representing the City of Orlando in
Cornier served as Assistant Chief in the Planning and Resource
Division for three years. During this time he was instrumental
in the construction of Fire Stations 1, 7, 14, 15, 16, and 17.
He worked with the Mayor’s office on the Green Initiative for
Stations 1 and 7. He also worked with the Fire Chief’s office
to achieve our ISO 1 ranking. Chief Cornier has been involved
in several major grant processes.
Cornier holds an AS Degree in EMS from Valencia Community
College and a BA Degree in Organizational Management from Warner
Cornier is the City of Orlando Fire Department’s first Hispanic
to serve in the capacity of Deputy Chief.