Watauga County Fire Marshal Taylor Marsh has been elected as the Western Region Board of Director for the North Carolina Fire Marshal’s Association.

According to the Watauga Emergency Management Facebook page, the North Carolina Fire Marshal’s Association is an association of fire inspection, prevention and investigation professionals located throughout the State of North Carolina dedicated to the saving of life and property through fire prevention.

Marsh has served as Watauga's Fire Marshal since January of 2017 and has spent five years with Watauga Emergency Management.

Prior to that, he has worked with both the Boone and Blowing Rock fire departments and was a paramedic with Watauga Medics.