Habematolel Pomo of Upper Lake Supports Northshore Fire Protection District’s Emergency Response Efforts with Key Donation

April 16, 2024

UPPER LAKE, CA – The Habematolel Pomo of Upper Lake Tribe continues to build on its support of Northshore Fire Protection District’s emergency response efforts with a donation of $80,000.

“Our Tribe’s ongoing support for Northshore Fire Protection District is an effort to ensure they have the resources necessary to meet the public safety and emergency needs of our community to help keep everyone safe,” said Sherry Treppa, Chairwoman for the Habematolel Pomo of Upper Lake.  “We are pleased to continue our support for vital partners like the Northshore Fire Protection District who do so much to serve our community.”


“The Habematolel Pomo of Upper Lake Tribe is a key member of our community and, most importantly, a trusted partner.  We are grateful for their ongoing support for the Northshore Fire Protection District,” said Mike Ciancio, Northshore Fire Protection District fire chief.  “The Habematolel Pomo of Upper Lake Tribe was also instrumental in helping us start the fuels crew, including funding the crew’s wages for the first year, and their support for this initiative and so many others has been vital to protecting our community.”

The contribution is a part of the Habematolel Pomo of Upper Lake’s ongoing commitment to local communities and residents in the region.  The Northshore Fire District said this latest round of support will assist with emergency response efforts and staff support.  The Tribe’s contribution will assist with staffing and maintaining equipment to support firefighters when on duty.