Joseph firefighters chose Wecks in their annual election Thursday, June 27. The selection is subject to ratification by the Joseph City Council.
Wecks succeeds Tom Clevenger, who retired July 1 after three years in the top post. The firefighters elected Clevenger as secretary and treasurer of their association. Clevenger also will remain a firefighter.
Longtime Asst. Chief Matt Walker was reelected as were Captains Kevin Warnock, Justin Doherty and Andy Hayes.
All Joseph firefighters and officers are volunteers.