Fire Advisory Committee

The Citizen Fire Advisory Committee provides ongoing feedback and guidance to the Department on topics such as equipment, training and community concerns.  Review meeting minutes for this committee online here.

The group meets at 7:00pm the first Tuesday every month at the Fire Station located at 7049 Big Walnut Road, Galena, Ohio 43021. 2024 meeting dates are as follows: January 9, February 6, March 5, April 2, May 7, June 4, July 9, September 3, October 1, November 12. 

Name Term Expiration
Chris Chesson 3/31/2025
Chelsea Fuller 3/31/2026
Tammy Sroufe 3/31/2024
John McHale, Chair 3/31/2024
Jeff Gale 3/31/2026
Duane Knauer 3/31/2025
Mary Fehskens 3/31/2025
George Schultz 3/31/2025
Tracy Damschroder 3/31/2024
Fred Johnson 3/31/2025
Frank Michell, Secretary 3/31/2024
Tom Munley 3/31/2026
Mark Antonetz Trustee Liaison
Joseph Ponzi, Fire Chief (non-voting)

New members are recruited and appointed annually.  Township residents interested in serving a board, committee or commission may submit an application and a resume at anytime to be kept on file and considered for appointment at the next opportunity.