Board of Fire Commissioners
The Board of Fire Commissioners is a five-member government who manages the Greenfield Fire District. You can learn more about what a Fire Commissioner’s duties are in the duties section. Additional questions regarding the Greenfield Fire District Commissioners may be forwarded via the contact section, or via their emails listed below.
Michael Chandler, Chairman
Mike joined the Porter Corners fire company in 1997. He served as Lieutenant, Captain and Assistant Chief, as well as a member of Porter Corners Board of Directors before being elected to a five year term as Commissioner in December 2010. His current term runs from January 1, 2021 through December 31, 2025.
Mike is a lifelong resident of the Town of Greenfield and a graduate of Saratoga Springs High School. He has worked in the construction field for over 30 years and is currently a superintendent for a local construction company. Mike has also run M.D. Chandler Trucking for over 15 years.
Mike truly enjoys being a volunteer firefighter, and when time allows, he likes to hunt as well.
Jay Ellsworth, Commissioner
Commissioner Ellsworth was elected to the Board at the Annual Election held on December 13, 2022; his term runs from January 1, 2023 through December 31, 2027.
William Etson, Commissioner
Joseph Russo, Commissioner
Fire District Staff
Joyce Petkus, District Administrator/Treasurer
Douglas Olson, Director of Purchasing
Deidre Chandler, Operations Secretary
Erik Welmaker, PT Maintenance