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District Board

Meet the Board

For Meeting Agendas & Minutes Please go to our Important Documents
The Next District Board Election is scheduled for May, 2018

Bob Loveridge
President 
Current Term: 2014-2018

Bob LoveridgePresident Loveridge and his wife have been married for almost 30 years and have two grown sons. He has been an Arvada Building Contractor for 35 years. Bob’s other interests include vintage cars, woodworking, gardening, and working with people.  

Bob brings knowledge of Special District operations and other government entities with which the District Board interacts with his experience at the Apex Parks and Recreation District, theJefferson County Building Code Board, and the Arvada Board of Adjustments, among others. A native of Arvada, he has always been proud of the Arvada Fire Protection District and the great service provided to the community.  Bob’s goal is to see the District continue this reputation and be one of the most efficient and highly rated Fire Districts in the US.

Jeff Van Es
Vice-President
Current Term: 2014-2018

Jeff Van esVice President Van Es and his wife have been married for 24 years and have lived in Arvada since 1998.  They have one daughter who attends Ralston Valley High School.

Jeff served 8 years as a volunteer firefighter for the Arvada Fire Protection District.  Following his resignation, he continued his involvement in the department by volunteering his time and expertise during the construction of new fire stations and fire station remodels. He has also volunteered his time teaching the AFPD Building Construction Class for multiple Fire Academies.

Jeff has worked in commercial construction in Colorado since graduating from Iowa State University in 1993.  Jeff enjoys road biking, camping, golfing, working around the house and spending time with his family.

Tim Allport
Secretary
Current Term: 2016-2020

Tim AllportSecretary Allport lives in Arvada with his wife Jennifer.  They have an eight-year-old daughter and maintain legal guardianship of their niece, age 12, both of whom are currently enrolled in Jefferson County Schools.   

Tim has a diverse professional background in criminal justice, addictions counseling, and security.  He worked 25 years in public service for the Federal Bureau of Prisons in Littleton, Colorado.  He started his career there as a correctional officer and completed the last ten years as an addictions counselor.  After his retirement from the federal agency he has continued serving others in various settings including an emergency room, mental health facility, and working with DUI offenders as an independent contractor.  Currently, along with is role as an addictions counselor he works for Jefferson County Public Schools in security and emergency management.  He strongly supports public service as a model employer.  Tim has served his community as a volunteer on many boards including past president of his home-owner's association, the Colorado AFL-CIO, and the Society of Addiction Counselors of Colorado.    

Tim believes his public service experience, life experience, and strong commitment to the Arvada community make him uniquely qualified to serve with the Arvada Fire Protection District.  He is honored to serve his community in this manner.       

Matt M. Kramer
Treasurer
Current Term: 2014-2018

Matt KramerTreasurer Kramer is an Arvada native who, with his wife Julie, has raised a son and two daughters.  His oldest daughter graduated from the Colorado School of Mines. His son graduated from The United States Naval Academy, in Annapolis, Maryland, and is currently a Second Lieutenant in the United States Marine Corp.  His youngest daughter is currently attending Regis University.

Treasurer Kramer is a retired Arvada volunteer firefighter with 18 years of service.  His firefighting career spanned positions from firefighter to nine years as Assistant Chief, as well as several years as Training Chief.  As his father is also a retired Arvada firefighter, Treasurer Kramer has been associated with the Arvada Fire Department for 55 of his 56 years.

This is Treasurer Kramer’s second term on the Arvada Fire Protection District Board.

Kirk Rasmussen
Assistant Secretary-Treasurer
Current Term: 2016-2020

Kirk RasmussenAssistant Secretary-Treasurer Rasmussen is an Arvada native.  Kirk resides in Arvada with his wife Hollie and two children.  After graduating from UNC, Greeley, Kirk moved back to Arvada where he volunteered for the Arvada Fire Department.  Having his start as a volunteer for Arvada, he then was hired by the Aurora Fire Department and currently holds the rank of Lieutenant. 

Kirk’s experience in the fire service spans several positions.  This experience helps him to better understand both the needs of the community and the challenges of a career fire department.  His passions include his family, emergency medicine (as he is a Paramedic and has been a member of the Loveland Ski Patrol for 30 years), and spending time outdoors in the mountains.