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Who we are

Believe 31 is a 501(c)3 entity made up of Firefighters, EMS personnel, Commissioners, Auxiliary members, and their family and friends.  The Board is made up of representatives from each of the three counties we serve.

Steve Yaciuk, a volunteer firefighter with over 30 years of service and one of the co-founders, is a cancer survivor.

Mahlon Irish, Jr. is a retired career firefighter and a volunteer firefighter with over 40 years of service.  He is currently with Homer Fire Department and is fighting a battle with cancer.  His badge number is 31 and is the source for the 31 in our organization's name.




Mike Biviano  email

Mahlon Irish, Jr.  email


   Steve Yaciuk, President  email

   Gordon Sullivan, Vice-President  email

   Emily Sinesi, Secretary email

Cathy Hobart, Treasurer email


Martin Pine email

Lois Larmer  email


   Derek Sinesi  email

   Ron Scott  email