Executive Board President
County Board of Supervisor Debbie Arnold

Executive Director
Dan Turner

San Luis Obispo County

Fire Safe Council

Since 1999 this Council has united its diverse membership to speak with one voice about fire safety countywide.  Below are the Agencies, Associations and Districts that hold seats on our voting Board of Directors.

2022 Board of Directors

MISSION STATEMENT: “The San Luis Obispo County Community Fire Safe Council is a diverse collaborative group dedicated to creating a Fire Safe environment through education, partnerships, and action.”

Incorporated 2001

501(c)(3) Non profit organization since 2001


EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE: Elected by the Board to provides direction to the decisions and policies of the SLO Fire Safe Council. This Committee advises and provides over site to facilitate meeting the project goals and funding needs through grant opportunities.

BOARD OF DIRECTORS: Comprised of our diverse County Stakeholder Groups. Representatives may be from the County Citizens, Private Sector, Local Businesses and various Federal, State, and Local Government Agencies.

LOCAL COMMUNITY FOCUS GROUPS: Comprised of members, residents and volunteers from the communities below


Cambria – David Pierson

Lake Nacimiento – Russ Johnson

Los Osos – Emily Miggins

Ranchita Estates – Martin Scott

Toro Creek – Baxter Boyington

Santa Rita Creek – Ed Lyszczek

Atascadero Fire Dept. Casey Bryson

CAL FIRE / County Fire John Owens

Paso Robles Fire Dept. Scott Hallett

San Luis Obispo City Fire Dept. Todd Tuggle


Baron Canyon / Indian Knob in San Luis Obispo

Cabrillo Estates


Heritage Ranch

Lake Nacimiento Southside Communities

Las Ventanas in Arroyo Grande

Oak Shores

Ranchita Estates near Lopez Lake