Board Biographies

George Lucchesi

George Lucchesi - President

(Term of Office: 2016-2020)

Director Lucchesi is a retired Fire Captain and was elected to the Board of Directors in 2016. George has over 36 years of fire department service. He has enjoyed living in Aptos for over 38 years. 

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John Scanlon

John Scanlon - Vice-President

(Term of Office: 2018-2022 )

Director Scanlon was elected to the Board of Directors in 2018. He is a retired Battalion Chief, with 30 years experience in the fire service. As a Chief Officer, he was also a member of the County Training Officers Association, and the County Overhead Support Team. Prior to that, he was a Captain/Paramedic. Director Scanlon has lived in Aptos for over 12 years, and enjoys volunteering for the Ride-a-Wave program, which provides children with special needs a fun day at the beach. 

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Orbrad Darbro

Orbrad Darbo - Director

(Term of Office: 2018-2022 )

Director Darbro was elected to the to the Board of Directors in 2018. Director Darbro is a former Battalion Chief for Santa Clara County Fire Department. He comes to the Board with 36 years of fire service experience and 14 years representing Northern CA fire districts on the FIRESCOPE Task Force. Director Darbro has lived and been involved in the La Selva Beach community for 25 years.

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Joe Foster

Joe Foster - Director

(Term of Office: 2015-2020)

Director Foster elected as an Interim Board Director in 2015 and was elected to a full term in 2016. He resides in Aptos, and currently works in public affairs for Kaiser Permanente. Previously, he served as Executive Director of the Santa Cruz County Business Council and as Senior Government Relations Representative for PG&E.

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Bob Spisak

Bob Spisak - Director

(Term of Office: 2008-2020)

Director Spisak was elected to the Board of Directors in 2008. He is a retired firefighter, who has also taught CPR and First Aid. He currently serves as a volunteer for the Campbell Police Dept. (since 1998), and loves living in Aptos. 

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