Firewise Committee


Members: Ellen Hagan, Will Hart, Karen Wcislo, Joy Elson and Cheryl Haines



If you would like to join this very important GCHNA committee as a team member, please send an email to


The Firewise Committee does the following:

  • Collects and quantifies yearly mitigation numbers from members to keep our official neighborhood Firewise certification.
  • Writes the five-year master Plan of Action for fire mitigation in GCHNA.
  • Attends monthly Firewise Coalition meetings and reports back to GCHNA.
  • Writes articles for GCHNA newsletter.
  • Advises and consults with GCHNA Road Reps.
  • Organizes Scotch broom pulls and weed abatement.