About Us

Our Team

Board of Directors

Chair: Brian Rice

Sacramento Metropolitan Fire District (retired)

President, California Professional Firefighters

Secretary: Mike Lopez

CAL FIRE (retired)

Secretary-Treasurer, California Professional Firefighters

Dan Terry

President Emeritus, California Professional Firefighters Stanislaus County Supervisor (retired) Modesto Fire Department (retired)

Charlie Martinez, Jr.

Vandenberg AFB Fire Department

Darrell Roberts

Chula Vista Fire Department

Dave Gillotte

Los Angeles County Fire Department

Freddy Escobar

Los Angeles City Fire Department

Jair Juarez

Modesto Fire Department

Tim Edwards

CAL FIRE

Rex Pritchard

Long Beach Fire Department

Vince Wells

Contra Costa County Fire Protection District

Staff

Rick Martinez

Executive Director

Kara Haynes

Program Manager

Joslyn Beile

Program Manager

Sarah Howard

Philanthropic Services

Amy Howard

Philanthropic Services

Dale Turner

Project Manager: Memorial Expansion

Nicole Paskey

SAVE Program Coordinator

Emily Best

Public Relations & Communications