Assistant Chief Michael Tully began his career with the Midland Fire Department in 2004 and served in the ranks of Firefighter and Engineer before being promoted to Captain in 2013, and then to Battalion Chief in 2017. Chief Tully holds certifications as a TDSHS Paramedic, TCFP Master Firefighter, Wildland Firefighter, Fire Officer II, Fire Instructor II, NFA Incident Safety Officer, Blue Card Incident Commander, and is a graduate of the Texas Fire Chiefs Academy. Chief Tully earned a Bachelor’s degree Public Safety & Emergency Management in 2016. Chief Tully is also a member of the Permian Basin Incident Management Team and Texas Intrastate Mutual-Aid System (TIFMAS).
Assistant Chief Michael Tully’s primary responsibilities are the direct supervision of the EMS Division, Administrative Battalion Chief, Fire Information/Records Coordinator and the Training Division. As a member of the executive administrative staff, he assists with strategic planning, budget development, policy implementation, project management, team building and leadership activities.