North Ada County Fire & Rescue District: Commissioners

Jeff Ramey


Sub District # 1

Jeff Ramey retired from the Boise Fire Department after 26 years of service including 12 years in fire administration. Ramey entered the fire service as a hoseman and retired as Fire Chief of the Boise Fire Department in 2008. Ramey has experience in all facets of the fire service including Incident Commander, Planning & Budget Preparation, Spec. Writing and Purchasing, Managing Construction Projects and Maintaining Fire Dept. Properties, Service Contracts (Mutual-Aid, Auto-Aid, etc.), Labor Negotiations and Personnel Management. Ramey has served as Fire Commissioner for the North Ada County Fire & Rescue District since 2008.

Jeff Souza


Sub District # 2

Jeff Souza was elected as a NACFR commissioner in 2019. He is a 20+ year Garden City resident and business owner who has also served as a member of the Garden City Council since 2005 (re-elected in 2009, 2013, and 2017) and as the vice-chair of the City urban renewal agency since 2010. Jeff was an inaugural recipient of the Idaho Business Review’s Excellence in Finance award (formerly MoneyMakers) in 2013. The award was based on recognized leadership in the financial services industry, employing the highest ethics and standards in dealings with the public, and measurable impacts as a member of the community. Because every Garden City resident is also a constituent of NACFR, Jeff wants to ensure that the needs of city residents are considered while meeting NACFR’s mission. Jeff is a Magna Cum Laude graduate of Montana State University-Billings. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree with an emphasis in organizational leadership.

Todd Bunderson


Sub District # 3

Todd Bunderson has 32 years of public service experience with 18 years as a Garden City resident and has served as a NACFR Commissioner since 2018. Todd worked at the Boise Interagency Fire Center (now the National Interagency Fire Center) early in his career. At the nonpartisan Idaho Legislative Services Office he worked with state lawmakers and agencies on budget and policy. As City of Nampa Finance & Economic Development Director, he worked with police and fire on strategic planning, policy, budgeting, facilities, operations, equipment, staffing, and collective bargaining. Todd has considerable experience with Idaho property tax law, legislation, local government, governance, contract administration, and capital planning. Todd has a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Idaho, a Master’s Degree in Public Administration from Boise State University, and is a graduate of the University of Oklahoma Economic Development Institute. He has served on numerous metro area boards and committees such as the Community Planning Association of SW Idaho (COMPASS), Valley Regional Transit (VRT), and the Boise Valley Economic Partnership. He recently retired as the Development Director for Capital City Development Corporation.