William (Mark) Akins is the Deputy Fire Chief of Operations for the Johns Creek Fire Department
Chief Akins brings 40 years of experience to the job, beginning his career in Fulton County in 1980. Chief Akins worked in Fulton until the launch of Johns Creek Fire Department in October of 2008.
He holds an Associate’s Degree in Fire Science, and is completing his Bachelor’s degree in Fire Management and will graduate in 2020. Chief Akins is responsible for the day-to-day operations of field personnel and ensures that our professional standards and service delivery exceed the expectations of our citizens and visitors.