Born & raised in Orange, California. Graduated from Orange High School in 1949. A real 49'er.
After graduating from high school he joined the U.S. Air Force and was assigned to the Air Force Flight Test Center at EdwardsAir Force Base for one year before being assigned to the Air Force Intelligence Service in Washington, D.C.
After discharging from the Air Force he attended Northrop Aeronautical Institute where he studied design engineering. Subsequently he joined the work force during which time he also became involved with the Orange County Fire Department. He was stationed at the Silverado Canyon Fire Station, No. 14 for 23 years.
During that time he climbed the ranks from firefighter, engineer, captain, assistant chief and finally chief of the station. He also received specialized training in hazardous materials handling, heavy rescue, mountain rescue and radio active materials monitoring and handling.
He also served on a number of other group boards including two water districts, a church board, two terms as president of the County of Orange Fire Chief's Association, and one term on the Orange Unified School District (one of the largest in the country).
Keith was appointed to the Evans Valley Fire District Board of Directors as the result of vacancies created by a recall of some of the former members. He was subsequently elected to serve a four year term.
Born & raised in Los Angeles, California. After serving in the U.S. Navy during the Vietnam Era he joined the Los Angeles Police Department. He retired after 30 years of service.
Moving to the Evans Valley, he became a volunteer firefighter - first responder. He was elected to the Board of Directors in 2001 and re-elected in 2005 and now serves as the chairman of the board.
Resident of Evans Valley since 1978. Associated with Evans Valley Fire in various capacities since 1981: first as a citizen volunteer contractor helping build the new station; next as a Budget Committee member; then for 17 years as a firefighter serving at various times as First Responder, Engineer, Captain, Apparatus Operator, Company Officer and Training Officer. Board of Director since November, 2001.
Born in Alemeda California, raised in northern Calif., worked in lumber mills, logging and road construction throughout northern Calif.
Made a career with the California Dept. of Transportation retiring as a Deputy District Director responsible for highway maintenance in 2002.
Moved to the Rogue Valley in 2004 residing on Queens Branch Road, became a member of the EVFD #6 Auxiliary and Budget Committee member and currently serve as Auxiliary President.
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Regular Board of Director's meetings are held on the second Thursday of each month at 6:30 pm at the Fire Station.
Evans Valley Fire District #6 Fire Station
8677 E. Evans Creek Road
Rogue River, Oregon