Title: District 1 Fire Commissioner
Years of Service: 1 year; term expires January 2016
Fire Department Chaplain since 2007
Special Projects/Community Service:
Prior to moving to Teton Valley, I served as Chaplain for my community’s hospice care, sheriff’s department, and prison system (in Arizona).
Hometown and Years in Teton Valley:
I moved to Teton Valley from Arizona in 1992.
Personal Details (family and hobbies): My wife Cari and I have four children and two grandchildren. My wife was born and raised in Teton Valley; her family has owned Pierre’s Playhouse since 1963. I enjoy fishing and restoring old boats. When I’m not at the fire station, you can find me in Victor – I work for the City’s Public Works Department – or at the movies.
Why did you want to become a firefighter/commissioner?:
Ruby Parsons asked me to be her intern fire commissioner. I had a great respect for her. When she decided to retire, I was appointed.