Chief Nokes has over 22 years in the fire service, holding positions of Fire Fighter/EMT, Fire Fighter/Paramedic, Fire Captain, Deputy Fire Chief, and Assistant Fire Chief. He has a Bachelor's Degree in Fire Administration and is designated as a Certified Fire Executive through the Texas Fire Chief's Association. Other certifications include Master Firefighter, Fire Officer II, Instructor II, Intermediate Wildland Firefighter, and a Licensed Paramedic credential.
Travis started with the City of Bridgeport in November of 2021 and is responsible for the overall leadership of the Bridgeport Fire Department, including Fire Operations, Fire Prevention, and Emergency Management. In addition, he coordinates the department's activities with other city departments and external agencies to ensure effective and efficient emergency and non-emergency services to our citizens and visitors.