Shawn has an extensive background in wildland firefighting. Shawn has been heavily involved with many of the devastating fires that have occurred in the Chelan Valley and surrounding areas.
In his early years, he was a Helitack Firefighter and even spent some time training in Australia and with the Bermagui Fire Brigade. Shawn is the leader of Chelan Fire and Rescues marine and rescue swimmer programs.
Shawn’s father, Del Sherman, also retired as a Volunteer Firefighter with Chelan Fire and Rescue. Shawn takes great pride in serving the community that raised him and understands the many challenges that the community faces.
Both in new positions, Chief Asher and Assistant Chief Sherman are motivated and ready to lead Chelan Fire and Rescue well into the future.