Board of Fire Commissioners & EMS

The Litchfield board of fire commissioners and emergency medical services was established in accordance with Section 7-301, of the Connecticut General statutes for the protection of persons and property within its limits from fire or medical emergency. The board of fire commissioners and emergency medical services consists of six members, one from each fire company, Litchfield Ambulance and a member of the Board of Selectmen. These members are appointed by the Board of Selectmen for a period of 1 year.

The board of fire commissioners and emergency medical services provides for the fire protection and emergency medical services through the Bantam, East Litchfield, Litchfield and Northfield Fire Companies as well as Litchfield Ambulance.

The board of fire commissioners and emergency medical services meets on the second Thursday of every month. These meeting begin at 7:00 PM. Please check the meeting agenda for location.

Board Members (Appointed by BOS in April, 1-year term)

NameTitle (Party Affiliation)Term Appointed / Expires
John Campbell

Chair - BFD (R)

3/20/2018 to 4/2019

Doug Hatstat

Member - ELFD (R)

3/20/2018 to 4/2019

Jack Hodges

Member - NVFD (D)

3/20/2018 to 4/2019

Lisa Rhodes

Member - LVA (R)

3/20/2018 to 4/2019

Gary Shuhi, Jr.

Member - LFD (U)

3/20/2018 to 4/2019

Paul J. Parsons

Liaison-BOS (R)

3/20/2018 to 4/2019