Sue Moore June 2015

Sue Moore Elected Salem Fire Foundation President

Sue Moore June 2015Salem, OR (Dec. 22, 2015) Sue Moore, business development officer at Umpqua Bank, has become President of Salem Fire Foundation (SFF). She succeeds Danny Bisgaard, retired state police office, who completed his term leading the SFF through a successful first year.   Alex Rhoten, principal broker at Coldwell Banker Mountain West Real Estate was elected president-elect.

The Salem Fire Chief, Mike Niblock said, “We have had a phenomenal year at SFF, purchasing AED’s for all the Salem Police vehicles and training over 1000 students in CPR/AED…Danny Bisgaard, Sue Moore and Alex Rhoten’s leadership helped make that happen.”

Moore is active in the Salem community and said she was inspired by the Leadership Salem Program and former Salem Chamber leader, the late Mike McLaran. “Our mission as graduates of Leadership Salem was make a difference.  I think Salem Fire Foundation is making a difference.”

For more information call Salem Fire Foundation at (503) 371-7457 or visit


About Salem Fire Foundation: The Salem Fire Foundation (SFF) is a private, nonprofit 501(c)(3) dedicated to assisting the Salem Fire Department achieve its core mission of saving lives through the funding for various programs including, Community Outreach and Engagement in CPR and AED Training, Fire Prevention and Risk Awareness, Service Enhancements, Assistance for Injured Firefighters and their Families and Employee Development and Recognition.