Board of Directors


About the SSAFPD Board

The Board of Directors consists of 5 board members serving two and four year terms. If you are interested in serving on the SSAFPD Board of Directors send your interest and background information to Board meetings are held the third Monday of the month, January through November, and the second Monday in December at 5:00 p.m. These meetings are open to the public.

Current Board Members

Karl Gills

Board president Karl Gills joined the SSAFPD board in 2017. He was in health care management his full career, which included senior leadership positions at Iowa Methodist Medical Center in Des Moines, Iowa; North Colorado Medical Center in Greeley, Colorado and at Yampa Valley Medical Center in Steamboat Springs, Colorado. He retired from Yampa Valley Medical Center in 2012 having served 12 years as its CEO. Karl has been a resident of Routt County since 2001. He has received recognition as the Grass Roots Champion Award for Colorado by the American Hospital Association in 2010 and the Business Person of the Year by the Steamboat Resort Chamber of Commerce in 2012. Married for thirty years, Karl gets between 25 and 30 days a year on the mountain. He also plays pickle ball, golf, and enjoys travel.

Randall Hannaway

Vice President
Randall W. Hannaway is a partner of The Group Inc., Steamboat’s largest and most respected locally-owned real estate and development firm. Randall fell in love with Steamboat Springs over thirty-seven years ago, when he stopped by on a motorcycle trip through the Rockies and decided to call it home. Having joined the SSAFPD board in 2020, Randall has a strong commitment to service. He is an honorably discharged veteran who has volunteered for various boards and non-profits over the past thirty years. Randall resides in Steamboat Springs with his wife Jane and their two children, John and Sarah. He enjoys spending time with his family and friends and has a passion for the backcountry, travel, history, flying, music, and technology.

Tom Ihrig

Tom Ihrig grew up in Toledo, Ohio and arrived in Steamboat in 1980. In 2003, after a career in business and banking, Tom bought a small business which he still owns and operates. Before joining the SSAFPD board in 2016, Tom was a fifteen-year member of the Board of Trustees at the Heart of Steamboat United Methodist Church. He also served on the Church’s finance committee and the Staff/Parish Relations Committee. Married for 42 years, Tom and his wife live in Steamboat II and have two grown daughters living on the front range. He enjoys the outdoors and spends much of the summer on the golf course.

Adonna Allen

A fourth generation Routt County resident, Adonna Allen has served as a SSAFPD Board Director since 2019 and is currently serving as the organization’s secretary.  She is the Market President for Alpine Bank in Routt and Summit County, where she has been an employee-owner since 1999.  She holds her Master of Science Degree in Agricultural Economics from the University of Wyoming.  Adonna is an active Board Director on the Colorado Cattlemen’s Agricultural Land Trust, UC Health Yampa Valley Community Health Fund, Routt County Jr. Livestock Sale and the Routt County 4-H Scholarship Foundation.  Adonna and her husband, Troy, own and operate their multi-generational cattle ranch on the Lower Elk River with their two children, Leah & Levi.

Jason Miller

Jason Miller moved to the Steamboat area in 2021 with his wife and two sons, fulfilling a long-term goal they set in 1999 to live in the beautiful Colorado mountains. After attending Clemson University to get his Computer Engineering degree Jason was an early employee at a biotech software company in Virginia. In 2007 he co-founded an aviation software company specializing in iPhone and iPad software for pilots. Since retiring from that job in 2021, Jason spends his time coding smaller projects, playing bass guitar, flying, biking, snowmobiling, hiking, snowshoeing, and skiing. He also co-founded a partnership that invests in other small software companies. Jason joined the SSAFPD board of directors in 2022.

Chuck Cerasoli

Fire Chief
Born and raised in a small town in Vermont before moving to Crested Butte, Colorado in 1990, Chief Chuck Cerasoli’s early adult life was spent skiing and recreating in the Colorado mountains and working in the residential construction industry.  Chuck moved to Steamboat Springs early in 2000 after a brief stint in Fort Collins while earning a Master’s degree in Construction Management.  Chuck started as a volunteer for the Steamboat Springs Fire Department in the fall of 2000 and quickly fell in love with the Fire and EMS service.  Over the years Chuck worked his way through ranks – Lieutenant, Captain, Deputy Fire Chief and became the Fire Chief in the fall of 2020 after a year of being the Interim Fire Chief.


Board Meeting

Board Meetings are held the Third Monday of the month January through November, and the second Monday in December at 5:00 p.m., Alpine Bank; 1901 Pine Grove Rd. STE. 101. They are all open to the public.

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