The Wildfire Safety Commission was disbanded in 2022 and is no longer active.

Ashland Fire & Rescue has established a Management Advisory Committee to continue the efforts of this commission and it's volunteer commissioners. Please contact Ashland Fire & Rescue's Wildfire Division for further information:

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

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)

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.

Established Meetings Length of Term
2014 No Longer Meets 3 years


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

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