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Dean has been a member of the Balsam-Willets-Ochre Hill VFD in Jackson County for 27 years and has been Assistant Chief since 1995. He is a Level II firefighter, medical first responder and also currently serves as chairman of the board of directors. He was elected treasurer of the Western North Carolina Association of Firefighters in 1987 and has served in that position since that time. Professionally, he is a graduate of Western Carolina University and has been a CPA for 28 years. He opened his own public practice in July 1985 in Sylva, concentrating in the areas of tax, small business services and estate work.
Dean is a deacon at Balsam Baptist Church and an avid outdoorsman.