Board of Directors

The Coastside Fire Protection District Board of Directors is composed of five publicly elected and/or appointed representatives. As a group, these representatives establish policy that is implemented by Staff.

 The present Board members are listed below:

 

 

 

Gary Burke, President
gburke@coastsidefire.org

  • 4-year Term, Next Election: November 2018
  • Director Burke was re-elected in November 2013
  • Completed Public Service Ethics Education. Certificate
  • Completed SDLA: Governance Foundations. Certificate
  • Completed Workplace Sexual Harassment Awareness Training. Certificate
  • Completed Board's Role in Finance & Fiscal Responsibility. Certificate
  • Occupation: Retired Business Executive
  • 30 years in IBM Management/ Executive positions
  • 9 years President/CEO Silicon Valley Manufacture Group
  • 6 year Corporation VP NASDAQ Stock Market
  • Board of Director, CA Taxpayers Association
  • Member CA Transportation Committee
  • Board of Director, United Way Of Santa Clara County

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JB Cockrell, Vice-President 
jbcockrell@coastsidefire.org 

  • 4-year Term, Next Election: November 2020
  • Director Cockrell was re-elected in November 2016
  • Completed Public Service Ethics Education. Certificate
  • Completed SDLA: Governance Foundations. Certificate
  • Completed Harassment Prevention for Supervisors. Certificate
  • Occupation: Retired Airline Pilot/ Current Corporate Pilot
  • Previous Fire Board experience
  • Former Firefighter in the 60's
  • Former Point Montara Volunteer Firefighter  

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Bruce MacKimmie 
bmackimmie@coastsidefire.org 

  • 4-year Term, Next Election: November 2020
  • Director MacKimmie was re-elected in November 2016 
  • Completed Public Service Ethics Education. Certificate
  • Completed SDLA: Governance Foundations. Certificate 
  • Completed Sexual Harassment Prevention & Awareness Training. Certificate
  • Occupation: Small Business Owner
  • Former Board of Director, Point Montara Fire District
  • Former Board of Director, Coastside Fire Protection District
  • 15 years Coastside Fire Fighter
  • Moss Beach Park Construction Captain
  • Coastside Fishing Club Salmon Smolt Net Pen Leader
  • 30 plus years Coastside resident

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Ginny McShane, Secretary 
gmcshane@coastsidefire.org

  • 4-year Term, Next Election: November 2018
  • Director McShane was re-elected in November 2013
  • Completed Ethics Training Seminar. Certificate
  • Completed Workplace Harassment Prevention Training. Certificate
  • Completed CSDA's Special District Leadership Academy. Certificate
  • Completed Board's Role in Finance & Fiscal Responsibility. Certificate
  • Director, of the Coastside Fire Protection District and PMFPD since 2001
  • Retired School Administrator, Math Tutor, Parent and Coastal resident since 1979
  • Doctorate in Education and Statistics, University of the Pacific, 1975
  • Member of  AARP, American Legion, American Heart Association, Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society, and AAUW
  • Charity work includes the American Heart Association
  • Specialties in working with children with learning disabilities

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Steve Stockman
stockmansteve@gmail.com

  • January 18, 2017 CFPD Board of Directors confirms its appointment of Steve Stockman to serve as a Director on the Coastside Fire Board for the remainder of Director Rarback's term which expires in November 2018
  • Next Election: November 2018
  • Completed Ethics Compliance Training. Certificate
  • Completed Board Member Best Practices. Certificate
  • Completed Sexual Harrassment Prevention Training. Certificate

 
 

 

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Board Meetings

The District Board meets once a month on the fourth Wednesday evening at 6:00 p.m. at District Headquarters, 1191 Main Street, Half Moon Bay.

Any writings or documents provided to a majority of the Board regarding any item on the agenda will be made available for public inspection at the Administrative Office front counter located at 1191 Main Street, Half Moon Bay, California, during normal business hours.

If you wish to address the board at a meeting, please complete a Speaker Request Form and give to the Board Secretary prior to the start of the meeting.

See also: Agendas, Board Packets, Minutes & Video and Additional Information