Pleasant Hill Board of Directors

The Pleasant Hill Rural Fire Protection District is led by an elected Board of Directors who guide District direction by setting policies, providing financial oversight and overseeing the Chief.

​The Board meets monthly in public meetings at 6:30 pm at the Goshen Fire Station, to approve financials, develop policy and address department issues.  An Oversight Group meets on as as-needed or quarterly basis to discuss the cooperative services offered as part of an Intergovernmental Agreement in which shared services are provided via Goshen Fire District. The meetings are open to the public and public input and participation is welcomed.


If you would like attend a Board meeting and require accommodation, please contact our administrative offices at 541-747-3104.


Board Meeting Minutes

Ryan Martin

Board Member

Ryan Martin is a 21 year law enforcement veteran currently employed with the Oregon State Police.  He has previously served as President of the Vancouver Police Guild, President of the Fraternal Order of Police, and State of Washington Law Enforcement Officers & Firefighters Retirement Board.  His family lives in Pleasant Hill and grew up in this area.  His goal is to become involved, help the community, and find solutions to challenges presented to the department.

Darrell Shoemaker

Board Member

Mark Allen

Board Member

Mark Allen has been a Board Members since 2013. He currently works at Springfield Fire Department.

Alan Mathews

Board Member

Board Member Mathews was elected to the Board in 2013 and is retired from the timber industry after 45 years.  He currently owns and operates a family farm on Edenvale Road.  His family settled in Pleasant Hill in 1860 and he is an active community member.

Terry McDiarmid

Board Member

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Budget Planning


Pleasant Hill Fire District is on a July 1 - June 30, Fiscal Year Budget.  The budget process begins annually in May at which time a Budget Committee is selected and works with the Chief to develop the upcoming fiscal year budget.  This budget is ultimately approved and submitted by the Board of Directors.  Budget development is a public process and community participation is welcomed.  If you would like to be considered for a position on our budget committee please contact the administrative office at 541.747.3104



The Pleasant Hill Fire District's operations are guided by a set of Board adopted Policies and Procedures.  These policies are currently undergoing full review and updates.


The Board operates under the Robert's Rules of Order in accordance with Oregon Revised Statues.  The District is committed to compliance with Oregon Public Meetings Laws.

District Policies

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