Chief Dockery is no stranger to the fire district having served the citizens of Pearl River and St. Tammany Fire Protection District No. 11 nearly 20 years. Chief Dockery began his fire service career at the fire district in 2001 as a volunteer and was hired full-time in February of 2002. Chief Dockery was subsequently promoted to a Lieutenant, then Captain and worked his way up to the Chief of Operations serving in that position from September of 2015 until his promotion to Fire Chief.
Chief Dockery has lived in the fire district for many years. Chief Dockery and his wife Jennifer have a daughter Ellisyn. Chief Dockery considers himself a homebody and enjoys spending time with his family when he is not busy with his responsibilities at the fire district. He also has a love for learning new things including how to play the guitar.
Chief Dockery stated that “I look forward to working with the citizens, public officials, personnel of fire district 11 and the surrounding fire districts.” Chief Dockery went on to say “We continue to strive on how we can improve the quality of services we provide with the input and consideration from everyone with a vested interest, primarily from the citizens within our fire district that we serve.”