The South Santa Clara County Fire District Board of Commissioners are appointed by the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors. The Board of Commissioners provides community input, oversight, and budget management. Santa Clara County Mission Statement

Our mission is to provide quality public services with measurable outcomes for the residents of the County of Santa Clara, in order to meet their needs for a healthy, safe, and prosperous environment and help them develop a community rich in both natural beauty and economic opportunity where diverse people come together to celebrate a higher quality of life.

South Santa Clara County Fire District Board of Commissioners Strategy

We will advise responsibly and in accordance with all Federal, State, and Local laws, codes, and ordinances.

We will ethically represent the residents of the Fire District at all times with Respect, Leadership, and Integrity.

We will be fiscally responsible, while providing the Fire District residents with highly trained and properly equipped personnel, meeting and exceeding industry standards.

Area Representatives

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District 1- Jim Acker

Representing San Martin area

Appointed 9-12-17


District 2- John Monaco

Representing Morgan Hill area

Appointed 08-31-93

District 3- Kerry Carlson

Representing Coyote

appointed 12/17/2019


District 4- Joan M. Lewis

Representing Gilroy area

appointed 01-06-87

District 5- Ramon Lopez

Redwood Retreat area

Appointed 5-20-20

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Rotating- Ryan Scatena

Representing Pacheco Pass area

Appointed 08-16-16


Rotating- Tache Ludewig

Representing East 101 Gilroy and San Martin

Appointed 08-21-12