Board of Directors

Board Meetings

The Board meets on the second Tuesday of every month at Headquarters, located at 420 E. Hopkins Ave in Aspen, at 5:00 PM. If you have an issue or concern that you would like to bring before the Board, please contact our District Office (at least one week before the next meeting) at: (970) 925-5532, in order to be put on the agenda.

Board Members

John Ward, President

Parker Lathrop, Vice President

Dave (Wabs) Walbert, Treasurer

Steve Wertheimer, Secretary

Emily Taylor, Board Member






Election Results

Upcoming Meeting(s)

The Regular Meeting of the Aspen Fire Board of Directors on Tuesday, May 9th, 2023 at 5:00 pm.  

This meeting will be held in person at 420 E. Hopkins Ave., 3rd Floor conference room and virtually for members of the public that wish to attend.

To join the meeting, please go to:

Meeting ID: 818 6625 0163  Passcode: 365443.

For information on accessing the meeting, please contact the District Administrator, Nikki Lapin, at 925-5532 ext. 681 or email for assistance.


I. Meeting called to order

II. Roll Call

III. Approval of Minutes
a) Motion to approve minutes from Regular Meeting held April 11, 2023.

IV. Public Comment

V. AVFD Inc.

VI. Financials
a) Monthly Financial Review

VII. Board Member Comments & Action Items
a) Staff Member Handbook Review and Approval
b) Adopt Resolution 2023-04-02: Staff Handbook

VIII. Staff Report
a) Fire Marshal/Prevention – Jan Legersky
b) Operations Overview - Deputy Chief Andersen
c) Training
d) Recruiting

IX. Wildfire Community Action Fund – Ali Hager Hammond
a) Project & Funding Update

X. CEO/Fire Chief & Good of District
a) Housing North 40 Fire Place
b) Housing Other
c) Wildfire Camera Updates
d) Food and Wine event

XI. Old Business
a) Woody Creek Project Update

XII. New Business

Board Meeting Archives

*Meeting recordings can be requested through the District Administrator by emailing

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