Fire Advisory Board

The County Fire Advisory Board develops, promotes and administers a plan for the mobilization of fire department equipment and personnel, and the training of fire department members in the county of Schenectady in order to provide maximum protection to the communities of the County in cooperation with the State of New York and/or other designated branch(es) or division(s) whose purpose if the administration of fire service programs. 

The Board shall recommend rules and regulations for the County Mutual Aid Plan in the best interest of the County and shall foster and develop this plan by promoting mutual understanding, harmony, and enthusiasm in the activities of the plan. 

The Board consist of members are nominated from each of the towns and the City of Schenectady. Members are officially appointed by the Schenectady County Legislature and serve a three year term.


 

Fire Advisory Board  Officers:

Chairman 

John Tobiassen
Vice Chairman  Shawn Taylor
Secretary Pat Murray
 
Fire Advisory Board Members:

Town

Representative

Home Fire Department

Duanesburg

   

 

Ken Labelle    

Burtonsville Fire Dept.

 

James Weakley

Mariaville Fire Dept.

 

Jeff Hoffman

Duanesburg Fire Dept.

Glenville

 

 

 

Doug Lauser

Thomas Corners Fire Dept.

 

David Gallup

Beukendaal Fire Dept.

 

Mike Podolec   

West Glenville Fire Dept.

Niskayuna

 

 

 

Tom Christie

Stanford Heights Fire Dept.

 

Dale Lingenfelter

Niskayuna Fire District #1

 

Charlie Friferici

Niskayuna Fire District #2

Princetown

 

 

 

John Tobiassen

Plotterkill Fire Company

 

Thomas Shaw

Plotterkill Fire Company

Rotterdam

 

 

 

James Wood

South Schenectady Fire Dept.

 

Lloyd Denny Jr.

South Schenectady Fire Dept.

 

Shawn Taylor

Rotterdam Junction Fire Dept.

City of Schenectady

 

 

 

Ray Senecal

Schenectady City Fire Dept.

 

Michael Gillespie

Schenectady City Fire Dept.

 

TBA

Schenectady City Fire Dept.

 

Ex-Officio Members

Tom Constantine     

County Legislature 

 

Kyle Rudolphsen

Fire/EMS Coordinator

 

Mark LaViolette

Director - EMO

  Robert Moore  

Deputy Director - EMO 


The Fire Advisory Board meets the 4th Wednesday of each month, except July and August, at Schenectady Fire Department, Station #1, 360 Veeder Avenue at 7:00 PM. 

 

Contact

Mark LaViolette
     Director

Robert Moore
      Deputy Director

Kyle Rudolphsen
     Fire Coordinator

Emergency Management
130 Princetown Plaza
Schenectady, NY
(518) 370-3113 (p)