Berkeley FireSafe Council Leadership
Name HAB Board BFSC Leader Committees
Berkeley FireSafe Council Committee Charters
Berkeley FireSafe Council has nine committees led by neighborhood volunteers. Please email any of the committee chairs to get involved!!
Mission: Research, strategize, and pursue fundraising opportunities, including donations and grants to the non-profit Hillside Association of Berkeley (HAB)
Chair: Holly Singh
Mission: Plan and communicate a neighborhood evacuation program, especially for those requiring neighbor assistance
Chair: Cynthia Chen (email@example.com)
Mission: Creation and maintenance of accounting system; strategies for fundraising.
FIREWISE SITE RECOGNITION
Mission: Coordination recognition with the national Firewise USA program
Chair: Henry DeNero (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Mission: Reduce fuel load in Berkeley, seeking fuel reduction on UC Berkeley and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratories properties and working with neighbors to reduce fuel on private properties.
GOVERNMENT AND EXTERNAL RELATIONS
Co-Chairs: Allan Gatzke and Kathleen Kelly
Mission: Research news and developments in fire safety; maintain communication with government officials and fire safety experts.
NETWORK AND COMMUNICATIONS
Chair: Marcus von Engel (email@example.com)
Mission: Maintain communication and networks for neighbor participation, including a website, surveys, and email distribution list
Chair: Tom Umeda (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Mission: Recruit and orient new volunteers; develop membership guidelines for 2022
Chair: Nancy Gillette (email@example.com)
Mission: Recommend revegetation strategies for community stakeholders