About Us

The Salem Fire Foundation (SFF) is a private, non-profit 501(c)3 dedicated to assisting the Salem Fire Department achieve its core mission of saving lives through the funding of the following programs:

  • Community Outreach and Engagement in CPR and AED Training
  • Fire Prevention and Risk Awareness
  • Service Enhancements
  • Assistance for Injured Firefighters and their Families
  • Employee Development and Recognition
  • Special Projects

 

2017-2018 Leadership

Board of Directors

Alex Rhoten June 2015
Alex Rhoten
Foundation President

Alex Rhoten
Foundation President
503-588-3508
Coldwell Banker Commercial
Principal Broker

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Kirk Walker
President Elect

Kirk Walker, MD, FACC, FSCAI
President Elect

Ray Sagner June 2015
Ray Sagner, CFP®
Foundation Secretary/Treasurer

Ray Sagner, CFP®
Foundation Secretary/Treasurer
503-581-6020
The Legacy Group, Ltd.

Sue Moore June 2015
Sue Moore
Foundation Past President

Sue Moore
Foundation Past President

Danny Bisgaard June 2015
Danny Bisgaard
Foundation Past President

Danny Bisgaard
Foundation Past President

Monica Pacheco June 2015
Monica Pacheco
Board Member

Monica Pacheco
Board Member
503-364-7000
Douglas, Conroyd, Gibb, Pacheco, PC
Attorney

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Michelle Vlach-Ing
Board Member

Michelle Vlatch-Ing
Board Member
Lawyer, Mediator

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Joshua Franke
Board Member

Joshua Franke
Board Member
Salem Health Cardiac & Sleep Center
Operations Manager

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Lesa Goff
Board Member

Lesa Goff
Board Member
503-316-3888
Greater Oregon RCBO
Vice President

Chief Niblock 2015
Mike Niblock
Ex-Officio Member

Mike Niblock
Ex-Officio Member
503-588-6245
Salem Fire Department
Fire Chief

Advisory Council

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Gabriel Benmoussa
Salem Fire Department

Gabriel Benmoussa
Salem Fire Department
Deputy Chief

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Terri Walker, OD

Terri Walker, OD

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Deputy Chief Skip Miller
Foundation Liaison

Deputy Chief Skip Miller
Foundation Liaison
503-588-6123
Salem Police Department

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Janet Taylor
Former Mayor of Salem

Janet Taylor
Former Mayor of Salem

Consultants

Bud Pierce 2015
William "Bud" Pierce, MD, Ph.D

William “Bud” Pierce, MD, Ph.D
503-561-6444
Hematology Oncology of Salem

Gerry Frank June 2015
Gerry Frank

Gerry Frank
Gerry’s Frankly Speaking

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Mary Louise VanNatta
Executive Director

Mary Louise VanNatta
Executive Director
503-371-7457
Spire Management

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Wendell Harness
Webmaster

Wendell Harness
Webmaster
503-586-3633
Harness Media LLC
CEO / Web Developer

Ryan Collier June 2015
Ryan Collier
Foundation Attorney

Ryan Collier
Foundation Attorney
503-485-7223
Collier Law
Attorney

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Chuck Swank, CPA
Foundation Accountant

Chuck Swank, CPA
Foundation Accountant
503-581-7788
Grove Mueller & Swank, PC