Director Jacobs is a retired Unit Forester from the Oregon Department of Forestry (ODF) with 31 years of service with ODF and 4 years of service with Hood River County Forestry. He has a total of 35 years of wildland and all hazard risk experience. Director Jacobs was also member of the Wasco Rural Fire District’s budget committee from 1988 to 1995, and a Mid-Columbia Fire and Rescue’s (MCFR) budget committee member from 1996 to 2017 at which time he was elected to the MCFR board. Director Jacobs additionally has 12 years of experience sitting on the St. Mary’s Academy School Board and Finance Committee. Director Jacob’s extensive background and experience in both public and private service make him an excellent fit for the MCFR Board of Directors.