Firefighters' Pension Board

About the Board

The Firefighters’ Pension Board was created as provided in the Revised Code of Washington (RCW) 41.16. The Firefighters’ Pension Board, consists of the Mayor as Chair (ex officio), the City Clerk, the City Treasurer/Finance Manager, and, in addition, two regularly employed firefighters elected as provided by the statute, which the Board shall have all the powers and authority provided for by the statute.


  • Chairperson: Saul Martinez, Mayor
    • Alternate Chairperson: Blanche Barajas, Mayor Pro Tem
  • Member Alvie Covington
  • Member Harvey Swoboda
    • Alternate Member W. Scott Malloy
  • Richa Sigdel, Finance Director
  • Debby Barham, City Clerk


Meetings are held the second Monday of the first month of each quarter (January, April, July, October) 6:00 pm, City Hall (525 N. 3rd Avenue), Conference Room No. 1

More Information

Call the City Clerk’s Office at (509) 544-3096 for more information about the Fireman’s Pension Board.