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Board of Directors

The Santa Rita Fire District is governed by a five-member board who is elected to their positions by the residents of the Santa Rita Fire District in accordance with A.R.S. 48-803.  Board members serve four-year terms and receive no compensation for this service.

Primary responsibilities include:

  • Financial oversight and establishment of an annual budget.
  • Development and modification of policies and procedures.
  • Monthly public meetings to conduct fire district business.
  • Support of strategic planning for the district.
  • Hiring of the Fire Chief
<p><span style="font-size: 18px;"><strong>Tom Allen</strong></span><br />
Board Chairperson (2013 - present)<br />
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Tom Allen
Board Chairperson (2013 - present)

<p><span style="font-size: 18px;"><strong>Nancy Schuster</strong></span><br />
Clerk (2017 – present)<br />
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Nancy Schuster
Clerk (2017 – present)

<p><span style="font-size: 18px;"><strong>Jeff Jamieson</strong></span><br />
Director (2019 - present)<br />
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Jeff Jamieson
Director (2019 - present)

<p><span style="font-size: 18px;"><strong>Paul Ober</strong></span><br />
Director (2024 - present)<br />
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Paul Ober
Director (2024 - present)

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<p><span style="font-size: 18px;"><strong>Bob Simmons</strong></span><br />
Director (2022 - present)<br />
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Bob Simmons
Director (2022 - present)

Disclosure Statement

In accordance with state law, notice for all special district public meetings, as well as agendas, must be posted at least 24-hours in advance of the meeting. Public notices for the Santa Rita Fire District (SRFD) are posted at Fire Station 151 – 250 N. La Canada Dr., Fire Station 152 – 3005 S. Camino Del Sol, Fire Station 153- 210 E. Continental Rd., Fire Station 155- 898 N. Campbell Ave, and at GVFD Headquarters, located at 1285 W. Camino Encanto.

Public meeting notices are also posted on SRFD’s website. Please be advised that only the Santa Rita Fire District station and Headquarters posting locations may be relied on for official postings under the Arizona Open Meeting Law. A technological problem or failure that either prevents the posting of public notices on a website or that temporarily or permanently prevents the use of all or part of the website does not preclude the holding of the meeting for which the notice was posted, if the public body complies with all other public notice requirements

Arizona Agency Handbook - a reference for governing State Agencies under state statue from the Office of the Attorney General.

GVFD FY 24-25 Pension Funding Resolution / Public Safety Personnel Retirement System - Pension Funding Policy :   The Fire Board's pension funding objectives and its commitment to our employees and the sound financial management of the Santa Rita Fire District.