- Board Meetings take place on the 2nd thursday of each month. Meetings are held at Station 1 in Cottage Grove as well as the Creswell Community Center every 3rd month.
Board President Wayne Kleckner- Position #4 Expires 6/30/15
"My desire is for the citizens of the South Lane Fire District to be provided a timely and responsive emergency service that shows professionalism and compassion for their situation."
Wayne Kleckner has served on the South Lane County Fire & Rescue Board since 2009
and in 2011, he was re-elected as board president. Board President Kleckner received a Bachelor of Science in Forest Management from Colorado State University in 1975. He retired from the US Forest Service where he worked 30 plus years as a timber management assistant and incident management team member. Kleckner has been involved as a part of numerous incident management teams for significant events including the Columbia Space Shuttle Recovery, The World Trade Center Disaster and Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans. He received numerous awards both in his career and within the community, including the Cottage Grove Community Service Award in 1992.
Vice President Mike Caven- Position #2 Expires 6/30/15
Mike Caven has served on the SLCF&R Board since 2011. Mr. Caven has worked in the fire service for 14 years in which he served 5 years as a career firefighter for SLCF&R. Currently Mike Caven works as an Engineer/Paramedic with the City of Eugene Fire Department Training Division. Asked to join the SLCF&R board due to his history and knowledge of South Lane County Fire, Mr. Caven agreed to serve and assist the community in this role. He currently sits as the Vice-President.
Secretary Treasurer Alan Pointer- Position #3 Expires 6/30/13
Alan Pointer has served on the SLCF&R Board since 2011. He is seeking re-election this year hoping to serve the South Lane community another 4 years. Mr. Pointer returned to the area 6 years ago and currently works as a local property manager in the city of Creswell. Aside from the fire board, where he is the Secretary/Treasurer, Mr. Pointer serves on the Creswell Planning Commission, Airport Commission and is a member of the Chamber of Commerce.
Jerry Settelmeyer- Position #1 Expires 6/30/13
Jerry Settelmeyer has served on the SLCF&R Board since 2005. He is up for re-election in 2013 and hoping to serve for another 4 years. Mr. Settelmeyer has lived in South Lane County for over 50 years. Prior to his service on the fire board, Mr. Settelmeyer was a volunteer with the Cottage Grove Fire Dept for 12 years. Jerry Settelmeyer's favorite thing about the South Lane County community is that when the community recognize a need for change, they always rise to the occasion.
Jacob Daniels- Position #5 Expires 6/30/13