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
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
Richard Cockrill (L)
Rodney Krone (L)
Don Larson (L)
Stanley Lickey Sr (L)
Stanley Lickey Jr (L)
Bill Oscanyan (L)
Joe Payne (L)
Hirst Pearson (L)
Billy Rajca (L)
Paul Roxenburg (L)
Gil Whitson (L)
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.
To read the name list of the over 220 past members.