The Glen Ellen Firefighter Association began as an informal association of firefighters in the early days of the department and was incorporated in 1968. The Association is considered to be a charitable organization under Section 501(c)3 of the Revenue Code.
The Association by-laws state the purpose of the members is threefold:
- To work in cooperation with the local fire protection district in the protection of the lives and property of the community.
- To make such recommendations to the Glen Ellen Fire Protection District Board of Directors as necessary for the efficient operation of the district.
- To educate the public in fire prevention and removal of hazards in and around the home and also in the importance of having an adequate water supply.