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Mountain View Fire & Rescue

Commissioner Position No. 1

Dennis Young

Dennis Young

13313 SE 339TH ST

AUBURN, WA 98092

(253) 569-7351

ddtyoung2@comcast.net

Education: Bates Technical College, Fire Service Training
Occupation: Firefighter/ Captain, Retired
Statement:

I have been a resident of Fire District 44 / Mountain View Fire and Rescue for 32 years and a firefighter in the region for 35 years, recently retired. 

 

I have seen much change in the District over the years, population growth, building and increase in calls for service. The Fire Service is also changing. With these changes come a need to support our firefighters with more training, updated equipment, while being financially responsible to the citizens.

 

While working as a Firefighter / Captain I was responsible for projects that included managing budgets. I have experience with working to bring people together and build consensus. I have been in the position to make difficult decisions and will use these skills as a commissioner for the District. I would be honored to be your next Fire Commissioner.

Dan Bjurstrom

Dan Bjurstrom

PO BOX #42

ENUMCLAW, WA 98022

(253) 409-7909

dabjurstrom@gmail.com

Education: Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration (University of Washington), Juris Doctor Law Degree (UW).
Occupation: Assistant Fire Chief of Finance/Administration, Health/Safety. Retiring 2023.
Statement:

As your Fire Commissioner, I will work to ensure that our Fire District provides exceptional emergency services to our community in a financially responsible manner. I will do this knowing that my family and yours depend on our Fire District to protect our homes and rescue our loved ones.

 

Providing exceptional service requires that I work to ensure that our Fire District is ready to serve. This means that our firefighters respond quickly, arrive well-trained and equipped, and serve with compassion.

 

To achieve these goals in a financially responsible manner, I will draw on my life experiences as a firefighter, chief officer of a regional fire district, business owner, attorney, fire commissioner, and member of this community for 35 years. This experience allows me to provide a positive knowledgeable voice on our Board of Fire Commissioners.  With your support, I will provide the leadership and accountability our community deserves.

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