Director Robert Rossi recently retired from the Lake Valley Fire Protection District Board of Directors. Rossi began his career as a volunteer firefighter and was hired full time by Lake Valley Fire in 1974. He moved through the ranks before retiring in 2007 as a battalion chief. In 2010, Rossi was elected as a member of the board of directors. His extensive firefighting knowledge has been invaluable in helping the district make sound decisions for the benefit of its constituents, according to Lake Valley Fire. Pictured left to right: Director Robert Bettencourt and Director Robert Rossi.