The mission of the Huntington Beach Fire Outreach Foundation is
to promote fire safety and emergency preparedness through community outreach programs.
Our vision is to support the first responders and volunteers of the Huntington Beach Fire Department and to enhance our community by supporting those serving you.
The HBFOF is an IRS approved 501(c)(3) non-profit organization founded in 2019 and has a board of directors that oversees the foundation's financials and operations.
John is a native of Bristol, Rhode Island. After graduating from the University of Rhode Island, he accepted his first management position in Exeter, New Hampshire. Transfers and job changes took John to South Carolina and eventually to Huntington Beach where he has resided since 1984. He is currently owner of New Direction Training and a partner in Crestcom SoCal, a leadership and management development company. John trains new managers and managers with decades of experience with updated management techniques. His 40 years of management experience has been a key to his success.
He is very active in the Huntington Beach community having served on the 4th of July Executive Board and on the Board of the Kiwanis Club of Huntington Beach. John currently is the Kiwanis advisor to the KIWINS Club at Edison High School. He is also Vice President of the Leadership Council of the Seal Beach Center for Spiritual Living.
John’s interests include all sports especially his beloved New England Patriots and Boston Red Sox as well his passion for musical theater. He is happily single living with his two cats Bruce and Maddox.
Roger has been a proud resident of Huntington Beach since 1978 and has been closely connected to the community for the past 25 years. He is a retired pastor who has served as the Chaplain of the HB Police Department for 21 years and the Chaplain of the HB Fire Department for 16 years. Roger has been married to his beautiful wife Peggy for 37 years and they have three adult children, Sean, Nathan and Alexandra. He graduated from Cleveland State University with a double major in Business and Chemistry, and then went on for his MBA. He has held senior management positions at Hughes Aircraft, Continental Airlines and Coopers & LyBrand before opening his own consulting firm which he was President of for 15 years. Roger has served on numerous Boards, both in a Director and Advisory capacity. He currently enjoys time with his family, traveling, reading, and serving our wonderful Huntington Beach community.
Phil is a 40+ year resident of Huntington Beach and has been a volunteer with the Huntington Beach Fire Department CERT program since 1992. Phil has a BSEE in electrical engineering from Iowa State University and worked at the Huntington Beach McDonnell-Douglas facility as a guidance, control and navigation engineer for a decade. Since leaving aerospace he has spent the last 20+ years developing software that models natural disasters such as earthquakes, hurricanes, and floods. He serves as the Chair of the Huntington Beach Jet Noise Commission, is the Treasurer for the Huntington Beach Council on Aging, and is currently a substitute teacher for both OVSD and HBUHSD. Phil is also a ham radio operator KF6NFA.
Phil enjoys travel and sports as does his lovely wife Carol and son Justin, who is currently pursuing a Master's degree in Sports Management and Information at William Penn University in Iowa.
Bill grew up in Connecticut and joined the Marine Corps after high school as a Firefighter in 1977. After his service time, he attended college and worked for several fire agencies before coming to the Huntington Beach Fire Department in 1990. Bill held multiple positions eventually serving as Division Chief/Fire Marshal for the last 12 years of his Fire Service career. Since retiring from the City, he has worked a Fire Risk Advisor in the Oil and Gas Industry. As a proud father of three adult children, Bill has been delighted to be a resident of Huntington Beach for over 35 years. In his children’s earlier years, Bill consistently volunteered for numerous activities with Pop Warner Football/Cheer, Little League Baseball, Cub Scouts, Brownies, Indian Princes’ and school events just to mention a few. Bill holds a MPA from CA State University Long Beach and a BA in Fire Protection Administration from CA State University Los Angeles. He is a CA Certified Chief Fire Officer, Fire Prevention Officer, and is also a graduate of the Leadership Programs of the Huntington Beach Chamber of Commerce and California State University Fullerton. His hobbies include home improvement and golf.