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Scott Golden

Position: District 1 Fire Commissioner
Term: Fire District Chaplain since 2007
A smiling man with a wooden background.

Years of Service: 
as of January 2020, 6 years of service as Fire Commissioner District 1
Appointed after the retirement of Ruby Parsons. Took office in October of 2013 to finish her District 1 term.
Won reelection in November of 2015
Won reelection in November 2019
Current term expires January of 2024

Special Projects/Community Service: 
Prior to moving to Teton Valley, I served as Chaplain for my community’s hospice care, sheriff’s department, and prison system (in Arizona).

Hometown and Years in Teton Valley: 
I moved to Teton Valley from Arizona in 1992.

Personal Details (family and hobbies):  My wife Cari and I have four children and two grandchildren. My wife was born and raised in Teton Valley; her family has owned Pierre’s Playhouse since 1963.  I enjoy fishing and restoring old boats. When I’m not at the fire station, you can find me in Victor  – I work for the City’s Public Works Department – or at the movies.

Why did you want to become a commissioner?:
Ruby Parsons asked me to be her intern fire commissioner. I had a great respect for her. When she decided to retire, I was appointed.