San Francisco Fire Marshal, Assistant Deputy Chief Michie Wong is a native San Franciscan and a graduate of Washington High School. She received her BA in Design and Industry from San Francisco State University. Chief Wong worked in the business community for twenty years before joining the San Francisco Fire Department in 1997.
Chief Wong understands the important relationship between public safety and the San Francisco community. The experience she gained by being the Project Manager for Fire Prevention on the Central Subway, Doyle Drive/Presidio Parkway, and Transbay Transit Center projects has afforded her the ability to contribute to the evolution of San Francisco. Her years as a Fire Prevention Field Inspector at the San Francisco International Airport and District 5 provided first-hand experience assuring projects comply with fire-life safety while at the same time expediting project completion. Five years as a Fire Prevention Plan Review Inspector at the Department of Building Inspection further honed her knowledge of the importance of the relationship between public safety and the community.
Chief Wong is a lifelong resident of San Francisco, residing in the City that she loves with her wife and son.