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Chief Andre Parent
Chief
Andre R. Parent

Chief Parent has been a member of the Manchester Fire Department since 1988. He was promoted to Lieutenant in 2001, Captain in 2015, District Chief in March of 2020, Assistant Chief in October of 2020 and Chief on May 18, 2021. 

Chief Parent previously served as a Corporal in the United States Marine Corps. and began his firefighting career with the Derry Fire Department in 1986. He is currently enrolled in a B.S. Management program and holds an Associate's Degree in Fire Science from Lakes Region Community College. He is also a graduate of Manchester Central High School.

Chief Parent resides in Manchester with his wife. They have four children and five grandchildren.


Assistant Chief Matthew A.K. Lamothe
Assistant Chief
Matthew A.K. Lamothe

Assistant Chief Lamothe has been a member of the Manchester Fire Department since 2001. He was promoted to Lieutenant in 2011, Captain in 2019, District Chief in 2020 and Deputy Chief in February of 2021. In May of 2021, he was promoted to Assistant Fire Chief.

Assistant Chief Lamothe began his career in 1998 as a call firefighter with the Bedford Fire Department. He is a part-time Staff Instructor at the NH Fire Academy and is currently enrolled in a B.S. Management Degree program. He holds an Associate's Degree in Fire Science from Lakes Region Community College and attended Manchester West High School. He is also an Eagle Scout.

Assistant Chief Lamothe enjoys hunting, fishing and spending time with his wife and two kids. 


Deputy Chief Ryan Cashin
Deputy Chief
Ryan Cashin

Deputy Chief Cashin has been a member of the Manchester Fire Department since 1999. He was promoted to Lieutenant in 2012, Captain in 2020, District Chief in January of 2021. In March of 2021he was promoted to Deputy Chief responsible for Training, EMS, Fire Prevention, and all Community Outreach Services.

Deputy Chief Cashin has a B.S. in Management and an Associate in Fire Science. Chief Cashin resides in Manchester with his wife and two daughters.