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Board Members

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    ORS 478 governs rural fire protection districts in the State of Oregon. Chapter 478 Section 200 prescribes the power and duties to be discharged by the district's Board of Directors. The Board of Directors serves as the civilian oversight for fire district policies, planning, and finances. Board members are elected by the patrons of the fire district for a term of 4 years. The Board of Directors meets every second Thursday of the month at 6:30 pm. The meetings are public unless an executive session is declared in the agenda that is posted in our "Board Meetings" section. Board members receive no compensation for their service.

To reach the members of the board. Click on their names to send an email.

Larry Tuttle - Chair

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A 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 Directors since November 2001.     

Position 3 - Term Expires June 2025


Dennis Feeley - Vice Chair

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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 - emergency responder. He was first elected to the Board of Directors in 2001.                 

Position 2 - Term Expires June 2021


Kathryn Henning - Secretary/Treasurer

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Kathryn received a Bachelor of Science from the University of Arizona. She has spent her career working in the Information Technology industry.

Kathryn has been a resident of Evans Valley since 2004. She is a member of the Evans Valley Fire District #6 Auxiliary and Budget Committee and was elected to the Board of Directors in 2019.

Position 4 - Term Expires June 2023



Dale TenBroeck - Member

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Born in Alameda 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.

Position 1 - Term Expires: June 2023


Patricia Ott - Member

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Born and raised in Bellflower, California, Patricia moved to Oregon in 1972.  Self-employed manicurist and painting contractor in the Portland area, retiring to the Evans Valley in 2003.  Patricia has worked as a volunteer in the front office of Evans Valley Fire and been an Auxiliary member since 2003.  She is past President and Vice President and current Treasurer of the Auxiliary, was a First Responder for 4 1/2 years, and has served on the Budget Committee for 4 years.

Position 5 - Term Expires June 2025