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District Fire Commissioners

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Commissioner- Stan Moffett

Term of Office: 2022-2027

Stan was elected to a 6 year term in January 2016. He moved to Key Peninsula full-time in 2010 after having purchased vacation property in 2007. He currently lives in Lakebay. Stan graduated from Western Washington University with a degree in Economics. After working for a large food management company for 20 years, he co-purchased a small restaurant company in the Seattle area. In 2012 he sold his company and retired. Stan’s interests include his four grandsons, gardening, his ‘37 Oldsmobile and various house hold building projects. Prior to being elected to commissioner, he attended most commission meetings and was a member of the Citizens Advisory Panel for the fire district over the last 3 years. He also has interest in other local community affairs including Key Pen Parks.

Stan’s goals for the fire department include better communications with the peninsula’s citizenry on the role and importance of the department as well as ensuring responsible, efficient and compassionate delivery of services.

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Commissioner- Cambria Queen

Term of Office: 2024-2025

Cambria was selected by the Board of Commissioners to fill the vacancy left from the resignation of Commissioner Frank Grubaugh to sit for the remainder of Commissioner Grubaugh’s term.  She moved to the Key Peninsula in 2019, and shortly thereafter became involved with the Citizen’s Advisory Panel, where she most recently held the position of Chairperson.  Cambria’s education includes a Bachelor of Business Management, Master of Business Administration, and Juris Doctorate.  She currently is an attorney in Tacoma, practicing real estate, corporate, and contract law, among other things.  Cambria hopes to bring new insight to the fire department, as well as honesty, integrity, professionalism, and respect to the Board.

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Board Vice Chair- Shawn Jensen

Term of Office: 2024-2029

Shawn was appointed by the Board of Fire Commissioners in October of 2016 to fill a vacancy on the board. Prior to his appointment to the board, he was a member of the Citizens Advisory Panel for the fire district for two years and served as it's Secretary in 2016. Shawn has lived on the Key Peninsula since 1993 with his wife and their six kids. Shawn is a member of the American Society of Landscape Architects, and is a principal at an award-winning landscape architecture firm in Tacoma. He also serves as an elected Parks Commissioner for the Key Peninsula Metropolitan Park District having been elected in November of 2015.


Shawn enjoys all aspects of our beautiful outdoors from hiking/walking at our beautiful local parks, to fishing local rivers and riding ATV's on the Oregon Coast dunes. As a Fire Commissioner Shawn hopes to encourage public involvement in supporting the valuable service provided by the professionals in our Fire Department.

Board Chair- Randy Takehara

Term of Office: 2022-2027

Randy Takehara first lived in the Key Peninsula in 1977 when his parents moved from University Place.  Randy attended Purdy Elementary, Key Peninsula Middle School, and Peninsula High School.  Randy graduated in 1992, and served 4 years in the US Air Force, where he served active duty as a Firefighter in San Antonio TX.  After finishing active duty, Randy returned to the area in Tacoma, then Lakewood while joining the Air Force Reserves, starting work as a Civilian with the Ft. Lewis Fire Department. Randy was promoted to Battalion Chief at the Ft. Lewis Fire Department in 2008 and has served in that capacity to date.  In the Reserves, Randy retired in 2015 as a Master Sergeant Assistant Fire Chief.  

Randy moved back to the Key Peninsula Community in 2007 just about a mile from the house he grew up in. Randy feels truly blessed to be able to be home!  Randy has been married for 28 years and has two sons.  Randy and his family love to camp, be out in their yard, and watching their oldest son play baseball!!

Randy served on the Citizen Advisory Panel for the District from 2016-2021 and was the Vice Chair from 2019-2021.  Away from the District, Randy has coached baseball for Key Peninsula Little League for several years and served on their Board as Equipment Manager in 2017 and as the Vice President of PHS Baseball Boosters in 2020-2021. 

As Commissioner Randy hopes to continue the high quality of oversight to the District that the Board provides and use his extensive fire service knowledge in program management and labor relations to enhance the way the District delivers services to its citizens and supports its employees.

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Commissioner- John "Pat" Kelly

Term of Office: 2024-2029

ohn “Pat” Kelly was elected in 2023, after serving as Secretary for the KPFD’s Citizens Advisory Panel. He previously served as Key Pen Parks Commissioner from 2013 to 2019. John grew up in south King County, graduating from Mt. Rainier High School, where he was an award-winning sports writer for the school newspaper, the Rams’ Horn. He attended Washington State University for two years before transferring to the University of Washington, where he earned a Bachelor’s Degree. John is retired from a career as a salesman for industrial cranes and equipment. He lives in Wauna with his wife, Sabrina, and they have two children in the Peninsula School District. He has volunteered in the community with the KP Lions Club, Key Pen Parks and Minter Creek PTA and others. John enjoys gardening, collecting baseball cards and family camping trips. His goal is to build the community’s trust in the District with improved open, two-way communication, transparency in decision-making, fiscal responsibility and accountability to better serve our citizens’ with fire protection and emergency services. He is always delighted to hear from constituents about the quality of the service the District provides.

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