San Marcos Fire Marshal Jonathan Henderson has served with the San Marcos Fire Department since March of 2008. He was appointed to the Fire Marshal position at the rank of Assistant Chief in 2023.
During his career, Henderson has served in every rank. He was assigned to the operations division for 10 years before transitioning to the newly formed Fire Prevention Division in 2018. As Fire Marshal, Henderson is responsible for enhancing safety in the community by providing fire code enforcement, fire prevention education, fire cause and origin investigation, and conducting inspections.
Henderson holds numerous certifications from the Texas Commission on Fire Protection including Master Firefighter, Master Arson Investigator, Master Inspector, Officer IV, and Instructor III. He also holds certifications as a paramedic and peace officer. Henderson received an associate degree in fire science from San Antonio College and a bachelor’s degree from the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio.