Fire Board

The top priority of the Highlands Fire District is – and has been – the protection and safety of the District’s residents and their homes and property.
―  Peter Kloeber

The Highland Fire District is governed by a five-member, non-partisan board that is elected by the registered voters of the Fire District. Board members serve alternating four-years terms, and receive no compensation for their service.

The Highland Fire District is governed by a five-member, non-partisan board that is elected by the registered voters of the Fire District. Board members serve alternating four-years terms, and receive no compensation for their service.

Meet the Fire Board

Tom Hanecak
Chair

Chairperson Tom Hanecak has served on the Board since December 15, 2020.

Brad Bippus
Clerk

Clerk Brad Bippus has served on the Board since January 21, 2014.

Jay Smith
Director

Director Jay Smith has served on the Board since June 28, 2021.

Carl Nelson
Director

Director Carl Nelson has served on the Board since December 1, 2021.

Dan Stoffel
Director

Director Dan Stoffel was appointed to the Board on November 21, 2023.