Board of Fire Commissioners

Meet our Commissioners

Our Commissioners

The Griffin Fire Department operates under the legislative authority of three fire commissioners, each elected to six-year overlapping terms. The Board of Fire Commissioners is responsible for establishing key policy, setting levies, developing and adopting the annual budget, reviewing and approving contracts, and appointing a fire chief.

The Board meets at noon on the second Thursday of each month at Station 13-1. The meetings are open to the public.

(Click here for a copy of the minutes)

Changes to the meeting schedule and Meeting Agenda will be posted at Headquarters Station. 

Griffin Board of Fire Commissioners Meeting:

Upcoming Meetings:

Regular BOFC - June 13th at 11am (in-person meeting)

*If you would like to attend via Zoom, please contact the office at 360.866.9000, at least an hour before the start of the meeting, and a link will be provided. 

Next meeting: July 11th at noon

Undersheriff for the Thurston County Sheriff's Office

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Retired Attorney at Law

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