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Board of Directors


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Director Matthew Silva

Matthew Silva - President - click here to email

Position 1

Started on Board: 2001

Term expires 6/30/2021

Occupation:  Fire Lieutenant – Portland Fire Bureau since 1999

Matthew served as a volunteer firefighter for Estacada from 1988 through 2001.





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Director John Bresko


John Bresko- Vice President - click here to email

Position 2

Started on Board: 1987

Term expires 6/30/2023

Occupation: Retired

John was a volunteer for 10 years before joining the board. He enjoys hunting, fishing, and farming in his spare time.





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Director Ken Oliver


Ken Oliver- Member - click here to email

Position 3

Started on Board: 2019

Term expires 6/30/2023

Occupation: Business Owner





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Director Ed Thoreson

Ed Thoreson - Member - click here to email

Position 4

Started on Board: 1985

Term expires 6/30/2021

Occupation: Dentist

Ed considers himself fortunate to serve as a volunteer Board Director. He states "Estacada is a great community and we are indeed lucky to have a fire district with volunteers and paid staff that are so well trained and dedicated to our community."

Hobbies: gardening and fishing




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Director John McAdoo

John McAdoo - Secretary/Treasurer - click here to email

Position 5

Started on Board: 2005

Term expires 6/30/2023

Occupation: Assistant Chief/Fire Marshal – Retired

John started his fire service career in June 1963 at Milwaukie Rural Fire Proection District #56. He has lived in the Estacada area since 1979. He was self-employed for 9 years in the forest products transportation business.

John has over 28 years in the fire service, including 18 years with Estacada Fire District.