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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 Firewise Communities in Ashland can be found at ashlandfirewise.org.

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

Established Meetings Length of Term
2014 11-1 PM, third Wednesday of month, 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
Steve Asher Commissioner - Position 8 4/16/2019 4/30/2021
Paul Behrhorst Commissioner - Position 4 3/3/2020 4/30/2021
Daniel Dawson Commissioner - Position 7 9/18/2018 4/30/2022
Stephen Gagne Commissioner - Position 6 - Chair 11/4/2014 4/30/2022
Tonya Graham Council Liaison
Douglas Kay Commissioner - Position 2 8/18/2015 4/30/2023
Bruce Moats Commissioner - Position 3 11/4/2014 4/30/2021
Kent Romney Commissioner - Position 1 3/19/2019 4/30/2023
John Scarborough Commissioner - Position 9 4/6/2021 4/30/2023
Charisse Sydoriak Commissioner - Position 5 4/2/2019 4/30/2021

Upcoming Calendar Events

Date Start End Event Description Location
5/19/2021 11:00 AM 1:00 PM Wildfire Safety Commission Meeting
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