Dean Shelton began his career as a Bremerton fire fighter in 1995. Since 1997 he has worked for the Marysville Fire District and currently serves as Battalion Chief-Medical Services. Shelton served as Skagit County Fire Commissioner from 1998-2015. He was appointed to the Washington State Fire Protection Policy Board by Governor Christine Gregoire in 2010. A proud member of IAFF Local 3219 Marysville, Shelton served as the local’s Secretary Treasurer for 11 years, and currently serves as president. He was elected to the WSCFF Board in 2008 and represents 691 members in 11 IAFF affiliate locals that comprise the WSCFF 8th District. In 2018, he was elected WSCFF Vice President.
Locals: 106 Bellingham/Whatcom, 1537 Anacortes, 1983 Mount Vernon, 3219 Marysville, 3438 North County RFA, 3911 San Juan Medics, 4111 Burlington, 4299 Central Whidbey, 4504 Oak Harbor, 5133 Whidbey Island Paramedics, 5212 South Whidbey.
Legislative Districts: 10, 38, 39, 40, 42.
Congressional Districts: 1, 2.