RIVERSIDE FIRE AUTHORITY

SERVING OUR NEIGHBORS IN:

CENTRALIA

HANAFORD VALLEY

SEMINARY HILL

COOKS HILL

LINCOLN CREEK

INDEPENDENCE

GARRARD CREEK

Governance and Administration

Board of Governance

The Riverside Fire Authority Board of Governance consists of six members who are elected at large from residents living the Riverside Fire Authority service area.  This six-member board serves as the legislative body, guiding and overseeing the fire authority. The Riverside Fire Authority Governance Board is responsible for the execution of the voter-approved plan per RCW 52.26. The purpose of the RFA Governance Board is to: Exercise powers and perform duties as the Board determines necessary to carry out the purposes, functions, and projects of the Authority. Levy taxes as authorized in the plan and approved by Authority voters. Enter into agreements with federal, state, local, and regional entities and departments as necessary to accomplish authority purposes and protect the authority's investments. Accept grants, or other contributions of funds that will support the purposes and programs of the authority. Monitor and audit the progress and execution of fire protection and emergency service projects to protect the investment of the public and annually make public its findings. Pay for services and enter into leases and contracts, including professional service contracts. Hire, manage, and terminate employees. An authority may enforce fire codes as provided under chapter 19.27 RCW.
RIVERSIDE FIRE AUTHORITY 1818 Harrison Avenue Centralia, Washington 98531
We’re YOUR fire department.
Daily emergency and administrative functions are managed by a Fire Chief, and an Assistant Fire Chief / Fire Marshal.
RICHARD MACK, ASSISTANT CHIEF Fire Marshal
MICHAEL KYTTA, FIRE CHIEF General Administration
Position 1 - Harlan Thompson Position 2 - Jay Johnson Position 3 - Lee Coumbs Position 4 - Mike Tomasheck Position 5 - Bonnie Canaday Position 6 - Tom Davidson
Governance Board Meetings are held at the headquarters station at 1818 Harrison Avenue in Centralia on the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of the month.  Meetings begin at 5:00 PM.
Administration
GOVERNANCE BOARD MEMBERS
RIVERSIDE FIRE AUTHORITY

SERVING OUR NEIGHBORS IN:

CENTRALIA

HANAFORD VALLEY

SEMINARY HILL

COOKS HILL

LINCOLN CREEK

INDEPENDENCE

GARRARD CREEK

Governance and Administration

Board of Governance

The Riverside Fire Authority Board of Governance consists of six members who are elected at large from residents living the Riverside Fire Authority service area.  This six-member board serves as the legislative body, guiding and overseeing the fire authority. The Riverside Fire Authority Governance Board is responsible for the execution of the voter-approved plan per RCW 52.26. The purpose of the RFA Governance Board is to: Exercise powers and perform duties as the Board determines necessary to carry out the purposes, functions, and projects of the Authority. Levy taxes as authorized in the plan and approved by Authority voters. Enter into agreements with federal, state, local, and regional entities and departments as necessary to accomplish authority purposes and protect the authority's investments. Accept grants, or other contributions of funds that will support the purposes and programs of the authority. Monitor and audit the progress and execution of fire protection and emergency service projects to protect the investment of the public and annually make public its findings. Pay for services and enter into leases and contracts, including professional service contracts. Hire, manage, and terminate employees. An authority may enforce fire codes as provided under chapter 19.27 RCW.
RIVERSIDE FIRE AUTHORITY 1818 Harrison Avenue Centralia, Washington 98531
We’re YOUR fire department.
Governance Board Meetings are held at the headquarters station at 1818 Harrison Avenue in Centralia on the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of the month.  Meetings begin at 5:00 PM.
Daily emergency and administrative functions are managed by a Fire Chief, and an Assistant Fire Chief / Fire Marshal.
RICHARD MACK, ASSISTANT CHIEF Fire Marshal
MICHAEL KYTTA, FIRE CHIEF General Administration

Administration

GOVERNANCE BOARD MEMBERS
Position 1 - Harlan Thompson Position 2 - Jay Johnson Position 3 - Lee Coumbs Position 4 - Mike Tomasheck Position 5 - Bonnie Canaday Position 6 - Tom Davidson