The Pajaro Valley Fire Protection District is governed by a five member board elected by a simple majority vote. Board members serve 4 year terms with an option to run again.

Board Meeting Schedule

The Pajaro Valley Fire board meets every two months, typically on the third Thursday of the month. The following is a list of dates for meetings for the 2018 calendar year. Some dates may be adjusted.

  • January 17, 2019
  • March 21, 2019
  • May 23, 2019
  • July 18, 2019
  • September 19, 2019
  • November 21, 2019

Below is a list of the current members serving on the Pajaro Valley Fire Board for 2017/2018.

Dave Martone, Chairperson
First Elected: 2008

Kendel White Celeste, Vice Chairperson
First Elected: 2010

Sarah Chauvet, Director
First Elected: 2012

Jake Retz, Director
First Elected: 2014

Dean Moules, Director
First Elected: 2019

by PVFPD, last updated March 2017

Mission Statement

"The Pajaro Valley Fire Protection District shall protect the lives and property of the residents and visitors with highly trained and committed fire prevention and suppression personnel. We will operate in a safe and fiscally responsible manner and continuously tailor ourselves to the needs of the community."

Contact Us

Pajaro Valley Fire Station
562 Casserly Rd
Watsonville, CA 95076
Office Tel 831.722.6188
Office Fax 831.722.7333