January 14, 2020: Virginia Governor Ralph Northam has appointed Robert Dubé as Deputy Director of the Virginia Department of Fire Programs. Prior to his appointment, Robert served as the Fire Chief for the City of Alexandria. He previously served as County Administrator for Louisa County after 28 years at the Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department. Robert earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Public Safety Administration and a Master of Science degree in Executive Fire Service Leadership from Grand Canyon University. Additionally, he received an Executive Fire Officer certification from the National Fire Academy.