Aaron Byington is a native of Utah and began his public service career in 1994 as a volunteer firefighter and EMT. He spent most of his full time career with the Layton City Fire Department where he attained the rank of Battalion Chief / Paramedic. In 2017, Aaron accepted the position of Fire Chief in the neighboring department of Syracuse City where he is currently employed.
Aaron is a faculty member at Utah Valley University as well as the Davis Technical College in Kaysville, Utah. Aaron's educational experience consists of an A.A.S. in Fire Science from UVU (2003), an A.S. in General Studies from WSU (2007), a B.S. in Public Emergency Services Management from UVU (2009), and a M.A. in Management and Leadership from Webster University (2012). Aaron resides in Syracuse, Utah with his wife and two sons.