SCCFSC is seeking additional members to join our board. Board members come from a wide variety of backgrounds and share a passion for the FireSafe Council’s mission. Experience working in public service, accounting, real estate, or with non-profits is helpful but not required. Contact us for more information at or 408-975-9591. We’d like to meet you!

Jesse Katz, Dede Smullen, Derek Neumann & Jim Wollbrinck (not pictured: Chris Hughes)
Board of Directors

Dede Smullen
President; Environmental Planning Professional

James L. Wollbrinck
Director, Second Vice President; Manager Security and Business Resiliency, San Jose Water Company

Chris Hughes
Director, Secretary; Forester, Pacific Gas and Electric Company

Jesse Katz
Director, Casa Loma Volunteer Fire Association

Derek Neumann
Director, Treasurer; Field Operations Manager, Santa Clara County Open Space Authority