Board of Fire Commissioners

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Name Term Phone Address
Kenneth Wilson, Jr. (R-Chair) 11/07/2016 to 10/16/2020 (203) 453-5311 276 Village Pond Road
Josh Hershman (D) 10/01/2018 to 10/16/2022 (203) 676-8192 780 West Lake Avenue
Dean Mitchell (R) 10/05/2015 to 10/16/2019 (203) 453-5546 36 High Street
Barbara Hemming (D) 11/06/2017 to 10/16/2021 (203) 453-9341 P.O. Box 454
Matthew Healy (D) 12/17/2018 to 10/16/2021 (203)-806-5383 11 Schoolside Lane

ESTABLISHED: Established by section 4-8 of the Town Charter.

CHARGE/DUTIES: The Board of Fire Commissioners is charged with the management of the Fire Department to include responsibility for the maintenance and care of all apparatus and equipment owned by the Town and used by the Fire Department. The commissioners also make regulations for the conduct of the Fire Department and set standards and specifications which will be followed in the purchase by the Town of apparatus, equipment and supplies for the Fire Department.

ELECTED/APPOINTED: Appointed by the Board of Selectmen upon recommendation of Town Committees.

MEMBERSHIP: Five regular members.

MEETING DATE/TIME/PLACE: Regular meetings are held on the first Tuesday of each month, 5:30 p.m., at the Emergency Services Building at 390 Church Street.

EXPERIENCE AND/OR INTEREST NECESSARY/PREFERRED TO BE A MEMBER: Members should have an interest in and/or experience in Fire Department operation and have a desire to serve the people of Guilford.