Fire District Board of Directors

Doug Klink


Doug Klink has lived in Estes Park since 2003 with his wife and 2 children. Treasurer Klink is an Antique Fire Engine restorer for KVR LLC, and is the Director of Reliance Fire Museum.

Mike Kearney
Vice President

Mike Kearney was born in Loveland, Colorado and raised in Estes Park. He is married to his wife Laura, and has two adult children. Mike served as a volunteer fireman for eight years, which at that time his business kept him from giving the department the dedication that was required. Mike also served on the Board of Directors for Upper Thompson Sanitation District for three years. He started his own excavating business, (Kearney & Son's Excavating), twenty-five years ago. Mike has seen a lot of change in the Estes Valley over the past 56 years and is dedicated to making our community the best community possible.

Dave Coleson

Dave Coleson works as the facilities manager for the Estes Park School District and has been involved with the Fire District since its inception. 

Mike Richardson

Mike was born in New Hampshire and grew up in the suburbs north of NY City. He moved to Estes Park in the fall of 1980 and has had 3 distinct careers and currently works as a Real Estate Broker, working at Mountain Paradise Real Estate.  Mike is very proud to be an active member of the Estes Park Community.  His Fire Department experience includes being a member of the Glen Haven Volunteer Fire Dept. for 4 years, serving on their Fire Board and as an Estes Park Volunteer Fire Fighter from 2003-2010. He is very proud of the service provided by the EVFPD and the members that give their time and energy to protecting life and property.  He also volunteers as an auxiliary member of the EPMC Ambulance team.  Mike is a proud father of two children, Nathan age 16 and Alexis age 12.

Ed Ford

Ed has lived in Estes Park for 55 years. He has worked for the Estes Park Sanitation District for 38 years where he is currently the plant superintendent. Ed was on the Estes Park Volunteer Fire Department for 17 years, where he served as a firefighter, EMT, and Assistant Chief. Being on the board of the EVFPD, Ed plans on helping to keep the department evolving and improving to continue to be the best department possible.

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