Chris Pfeifer, Chair
Felida resident and Career Firefighter Chris Pfeifer was elected by the citizens of Clark County Fire District 6 to serve on the Board of Commissioners in 2019. Chris is a Captain at Tualatin Valley Fire and Rescue and a former Part-time Firefighter at former Clark County Fire District 12.
Chris is a graduate of Hudson’s Bay High School, has an Associate of Applied Sciences in Fire Protection Technology from Portland Community College and a Bachelor of Science in Fire Services Administration from Eastern Oregon University.
He and his family are active members of the Felida Community. Chris is an Eagle Scout and also a volunteer at Felida Elementary.
Brad Lothspeich was appointed to the Board on May 16, 2011 to fill a vacancy. In the November 2011 General Election, he was elected to a full six-year term.
Commissioner Lothspeich is a lifelong resident of the area. He served as Fire District 6 Fire Chief from 1994-2003; Assistant Fire Chief from 1991-1994. From 1974-1991 he served as a firefighter, Lieutenant, Captain, and Battalion Chief. Lothspeich retired in 2003.
He volunteers with a number of community groups in a variety of capacities: a Board Director for the Hazel Dell/Salmon Creek Business Association and co-chairman of the Parade of Bands; He serves on the Board of Directors for Santa’s Posse. He serves as President of the Washington Fire Commissioners Association.
Commissioner Lothspeich holds a bachelors degree in Business Administration/Personnel Management from Eastern Washington University and an AAS Degree in Fire Protection Technology from Portland Community College.
Rocky Hanes was born and raised in Clark County. He was elected as a District 6 Commissioner in 2020. Rocky graduated from Battle Ground High School and lives with his wife and daughter in the Fire District.
He is currently a Fire Captain and Paramedic with Tualatin Valley Fire and Rescue, and is President of the Tualatin Valley Firefighters Union. He is also Treasurer of the Oregon State Firefighters Council and Trustee of the Northwest Firefighters Relief Association Health Trust.
How do the Fire Commissioners Serve You?
The Board manages the affairs of the fire protection district and obtain facilities, equipment and personnel to perform the services provided by the district. They establish the level of services provided, establish policies under which the district operates, and ensures the district operates within statutory requirements. The Board appoints the Fire Chief and delegates authority to manage day-to-day operations of the Fire District.
Generally, the Fire Commissioners meet on the first and third Tuesday of every month at the headquarters fire station located at 8800 NE Hazel Dell Avenue. Meetings begin at 6 p.m. We also host the virtual meetings through our Youtube channel. These meetings are open to the public. For additional information, please contact us at (360) 576-1195.
Please be sure to check the website because sometimes meeting dates and times need to be adjusted. If they are, they will be posted on our website.