logo: Santa Clara County FireSafe Council
logo: Santa Clara County FireSafe Council
Mobilizing the people of Santa Clara County to protect their homes, communities and environment from wildfires

Mobilizing the people of Santa Clara County to protect their homes, communities and environment from wildfires

About the Santa Clara County FireSafe Council

Mailing Address

Santa Clara County FireSafe Council
14380 Saratoga Ave.
Saratoga, CA 95070-5953
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(408) 975-9591

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The Santa Clara County FireSafe Council (SCFSC) is a non-profit organization protecting many communities at risk from wildfire in Santa Clara County. Our programs and projects are funded by multiple public and private sources, and members include fire agencies, open space managers, city governments and private citizens.

We meet at member facilities around the County. See our meetings page for the location of our next meeting.

Read more: About the Santa Clara County FireSafe Council

Officers and Board of Directors

 
Chris Hughes
Director, Secretary; Forester, Pacific Gas and Electric Company
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(408) 725-3364
 
Jesse Katz
Director at Large; Director, Casa Loma Volunteer Fire Association
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(831) 423-5060
 
Derek Neumann
Director, Treasurer; Field Operations Manager, Santa Clara County Open Space Authority
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(408) 226-3175
 
Dede Smullen
Director, President; Environmental Planning Professional
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(408) 679-0254
 
James L. Wollbrinck
Director, Second Vice President; Manager Security and Business Resiliency, San Jose Water Company
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(408) 279-7804
 
Eugene Zambetti
Director, First Vice President; Commissioner, Saratoga Fire Protection District
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(408) 307-0065

Board of Advisors

 
Jeff Bates
Operations Manager, Redwood Estates Services Association
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Jared Bond
Natural Resource Program Supervisor, Santa Clara County Parks
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(408) 609-1905
 
Crystal Bothelio
Deputy City Manager, City of Saratoga
 
 
 
John DeLong
Board Member, South Skyline FireSafe Council
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Raymond Fields
Project Manager, Office of Emergency and Security Services, Valley Water
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(408) 630-3027
 
Dwight Good
Fire Marshal, City of Morgan Hill
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(408) 310-4654
 
Michael Gorman
Area Superintendent, Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District
 
(650) 691-1200
 
James Henrikson
Fire Marshal, Palo Alto Fire Department
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Brad Hartzell
Chemeketa Park Mutual Water Company
 
 
 
John Justice
Assistant Chief, Santa Clara County Fire Department
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Edgar Orre
Unit Forester, Division Chief, CAL FIRE Santa Clara Unit
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Sandy Peterson
Loma Prieta Resource Conservation District, Santa Clara County Animal Advisory Commission
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(408) 842-7351
 
Jerry Serpa
Assistant Chief, Spring Valley Volunteer Fire Department
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(408) 891-5551
 
Gregg Winovich
Mount Hamilton Range Improvement Association
 
(408) 710-2497

Area and Project Managers and Coordinators

 
Fuel Reduction Programs
Questions and Information
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(408) 975-9591
 
Shirley Bondi
HFR Program Assistant
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J R Call
Area Manager
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(408) 412-9694
 
Patty Ciesla
Executive Director
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(650) 867-4485
 
Chris del Pilar
Accountant
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Gretchen Hayes
Administrative Services Manager
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Carol Mattsson
Carol Mattsson
Webmaster
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(408) 255-3767
 
Eugenia Rendler
Communications, Outreach & Education Manager
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(408) 915-7233
 
Carla Ruigh (South County)
Area Manager (South County Area)
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(408) 840-3027
 
Eddie Sanchez
HFR Program Assistant
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Caroline Slivkoff
Communications Specialist
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True Tourtillott
True Tourtillott
Hazardous Fuels Reduction Program Manager
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Sara Williams
Bookkeeper
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(510) 394-4031
 
Jim Young
Projects Manager
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(408) 656-9130

Smokey's Friends (Left the Forest But Not Forgotten)

 
Allan Thompson
Historian
 
(408) 272-7008

SCFSC representatives and some volunteers have SCFSC Business Cards for identification purposes. This does not indicate that they are SCFSC employees.

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Santa Clara County FireSafe Council

14380 Saratoga Avenue
Saratoga, CA 95070-5953
Telephone: (408) 975-9591

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