Commissioners and Staff

Fire Commissioners:

  • Commission Chairman Galen Hansen
  • Commission Vice Chairman Ed Funkhouser
  • Commission Finance Officer Diane Shantz
  • Commissioner Dennis Gullett
  • Commissioner Randy Miller

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Commissioners meet on the 3rd Thursday of the month at 5:00 pm at Diamond Lake Station 31 unless otherwise noted. The meetings are open to the public.

The board of commissioners consists of elected individuals who serve six-year alternating terms and are responsible for governing the operations of the District. The board is responsible for the following areas:

  • Determining levels of service and establishing goals.
  • Determining type and level of funding, approve budgets and tax levies.
  • Establishing policies and approve operational procedures.
  • Employing key personnel and supervising the chief.
  • Guiding strategic planning.
  • Representing the District to the public.


Chief: Accepting Applications
Assistant Chief: Mike Nokes
Battalion Chief: Larry Hiebert
Operations Captain: Jennifer Krusing
EMS Captain: Coral McLain
Public Information Officer: Rick O’Brien
Secretary to the Board: Laura Smith-Johnson
Webmaster: Laura Smith-Johnson

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