The mission of the Fire Protection Agencies Advisory Council (FPAAC) is to
set forth a comprehensive system which ensures fast, well-coordinated, and
effective response to vessel fire incidents in the Lower Columbia Region; and,
to protect and enhance the quality of life of the citizens within the region, and
safeguard the health, safety and welfare of the users of the waterway through
agency coordination and loss prevention.

 

Participating FPAAC Agencies

 

Astoria Fire Department, Chief Ted Ames

 

Clark County Fire District No. 6, Chief Jerry Green

 

Clark County Fire & Rescue, Chief John Nohr

 

Clatskanie Rural Fire Protection District, Chief Steve Sharek

 

Columbia River Fire & Rescue, Chief Jay Tappan

 

Cowlitz Co. Fire District No. 1, Chief Eric Dehning

 

Cowlitz County Fire District No. 5, Chief Vic Leatzow

 

Cowlitz 2 Fire & Rescue, Chief Dave LaFave

 

Longview Fire Department, Chief Phil Jurmu

 

Port of Portland Fire Department Chief Craig Funk

 

Portland Fire & Rescue, Chief Mike Myers

 

Scappoose Rurual Fire District, Chief Michael Greisen

 

Vancouver Fire Department, Chief Joe Molina

 

U.S. Coast Guard - Sector Columbia River, Capt. William Timmons, Sector Commander

 

 

FPAAC Leadership

 

FPAAC Chair, Chief Phil Jurmu

Longview Fire Department

 

FPAAC Co-Chair, Chief Steve Sharek

Clatskanie Rural Fire Protection District

 

Planning Section Chair, Division Chief Steve Eldred

Vancouver Fire Department

 

FPAAC Traning Coordinator, Lt. Don Doyle

Longview Fire Department

 

Logistics Section Chair, Capt. Jim Sestric

Portland Fire & Rescue

 

Finance Section Chair, Liz Wainwright

Executive Director, Maritime Fire & Safety Association

 

FPAAC Program Manager, Curtis Cannizzaro

Maritime Fire & Safety Association

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