Commissions & Committees

Section 2.26.010 Purpose 

The Ashland Wildfire Mitigation Commission shall provide advice and support to the Council and City departments and education to the community on wildfire issues and plans for mitigation action. Specifically, the Commission will function as the entity to foster the efforts of the city of Ashland to adopt and achieve the goals set forth in the Fire Adapted Communities program.
(Ord 3044, added, 01/18/2011; amended Ord 3095, 2014)

Additional information about Ashland's Fire Adapted Communities program can be found at

Please remember that other than staff, the people listed below are volunteers working on behalf of our community and should only be contacted on matters related to their particular commission, committee or board.

Contact the Wildfire Safety Commission

To fill out an application click here

Established Meetings Length of Term
2014 11:00 AM-1:00 PM, third Wednesday of each month at Fire Station 1, 455 Siskiyou Blvd. Meeting dates may change if a quorum cannot be arranged for the regularly scheduled day. See calendar for updates and changes. 3 years


Name Email Title Term Begin Term End
Vacancy 1 Commissioner - Position 4
Vacancy 2 Commissioner - Position 3
Steve Asher Commissioner - Position 8 4/16/2019 4/30/2024
Daniel Dawson Commissioner - Position 7 9/18/2018 4/30/2022
Stephen Gagne Commissioner - CHAIR - Position 6  11/4/2014 4/30/2022
Tonya Graham Council Liaison
Douglas Kay Commissioner - Position 2 8/18/2015 4/30/2023
Kent Romney Commissioner - Position 1 3/19/2019 4/30/2023
John Scarborough Commissioner - VICE CHAIR -Position 9 4/6/2021 4/30/2023
Charisse Sydoriak Commissioner - Position 5 4/2/2019 4/30/2024

Upcoming Calendar Events

11:00:00 AM
1:00:00 PM
Date Start End Event Description Location
8/17/2022 11:00 AM 1:00 PM Wildfire Safety Commission Regular meeting
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