About Us

Organization/Membership

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The Philomont Volunteer Fire Department is a 501(c3) non-profit corporation in the State of Virginia. The organization is composed of a Board of Directors, an administrative staff, an operational staff, Auxiliary and a Junior Auxiliary. There are also 13 standing committees who perform specific duties and responsibilities of the fire department.

The Philomont Fire Department has a membership recruitment program. There are five classes of membership; active, supportive, life, temporary supportive, and junior. Not all members fight fires. Many are involved only with the many support functions. Individuals interested in becoming a member of the Philomont Volunteer Fire Department should contact the President or Chief or e-mail us.

The fire department conducts training every 1st, 3rd, and 4th Monday from 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Business meetings are held the 2nd Monday from 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. The public is welcome to attend these meetings.

The Board of Directors is composed of leaders in the community and is responsible for general oversight for the business and affairs of the Philomont Fire Department Corporation.

Doug Frost – Chairman

Bob Fallin – Vice Chairman

Rick Pearsall – Secretary

Rodney Krone

Peter Rinek

Steve Watts

Pete West

The administrative staff is composed of a President, Vice-President, Treasurer, Secretary, and administrative membership. The administrative staff is responsible for carrying out the general day-to-day business of the fire department.   The operational staff is composed of officers of the fire department and the operational membership. The operational staff is responsible for carrying out the “fire fighting and rescue business” of the fire department. NOTE: (L) indicates a Life Member.

 

Eric Shank – President (Presco08@loudoun.gov)

Bob Fallin – Vice President

Roger Bennett – Treasurer

Angie Snell – Secretary

Rick Pearsall – Chief (FChief08@loudoun.gov)

Peter West – Assistant Chief

 

Karen Aronhalt

Richard Cockrill (L)

David Condliffe

Marsha Condliffe

Nick Croce

John Erickson

Tom Finnen

Michael Frommack

Richard Gardner

Sue Mandel-Giblin

Dave Hess

Sandra Hottel

George Kingsley

Rodney Krone (L)

Don Larson (L)

Stanley Lickey Sr (L)

Stanley Lickey Jr (L)

Mary Marks

Mary Martin

Clay McCuistion

Christy McMann

Earl Monger

Karen Olgren

Bill Oscanyan (L)

Joe Payne (L)

Hirst Pearson (L)

Billy Rajca (L)

Kevin Rinek

Paul Roxenburg (L)

Eric Shank

Pam Smith

Kathi Watts

Gil Whitson (L)

Dan Williams

Edward Zimmerman

Laura Zimmerman

The Auxiliary is composed of individuals who serve the fire department in a support function and host fund-raising activities that benefit the general monetary fund of the fire department.

There are also Junior Auxiliary members that are 12-16 years of age and who serve the fire department in a support function.

Standing Committees

  • Ad Hoc
  • Audit
  • Awards
  • Barbecue
  • Bylaws and Planning
  • Finance
  • Firehouse Cleaning
  • Firehouse Operations
  • Fund Drive
  • Horse Show
  • Horse Show Grounds
  • Information Technology
  • Outreach
  • Personnel
  • Turkey Shoot

To read the name list of the over 220 past members.

 

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