Randy Brodehl

Randy Brodehl (born October 13, 1954) is an American businessman, former fire chief, and politician from Montana. Brodehl is a former Republican member of the Montana House of Representatives and current Commissioner of Flathead County in Montana.

Randy Brodehl
Member of the Montana House of Representatives
from the 9th district
In office
January 5, 2015 – January 7, 2019
Preceded byScott Reichner
Succeeded byDavid Dunn
Member of the Montana House of Representatives
from the 7th district
In office
January 3, 2011 – January 5, 2015
Preceded byJon Sonju
Succeeded byFrank Garner
Fire Chief of Kalispell Fire Department
In office
July 2008 – 2011
Succeeded byDan Diehl (Acting Fire Chief)
Personal details
Born (1954-10-13) October 13, 1954 (age 66)
Stockton, California
Political partyRepublican
ResidenceKalispell, Montana
OccupationBusiness owner, fire chief

Early lifeEdit

On October 13, 1954, Brodehl was born in Stockton, California.[1]

EducationEdit

In 1987, Brodehl earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Fire Service Management from Western Oregon University.[1]

CareerEdit

On 1985, Brodehl became a Battalion Chief of Corvallis Fire Department in Oregon, until 2001. In 1987, Brodehl became the owner of Brodehl Farms, until 2001.[1]

In 2001, Brodehl became the Fire Chief of Kalispell Fire Department in Kalispell, Montana, until July 2008.[1][2]

In 2008, Brodehl became the owner of R&J Enterprises, a custom cabinet maker.[3][1]

On November 2, 2010, Brodehl won the election and became a Republican member of Montana House of Representatives for District 7. Brodehl defeated Karen Reeves with 72.38% of the votes.[4] On November 6, 2012, as an incumbent, Brodehl won the election and continued serving District 7. Brodehl defeated Diane Frances Taylor-Mahnke with 68.99% of the votes.[5][1]

In November 2018, Brodehl won the election and became a Commissioner of Flathead County, Montana for District 3.[6]

Personal lifeEdit

Brodehl's wife is Joyce Brodehl. They have six children. Brodehl and his family live in Kalispell, Montana.[1]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d e f g "Randy Brodehl's Biography". Vote Smart. Retrieved September 28, 2020.
  2. ^ "Breaking: Kalispell Fire Chief Retires - City Officials Report Randy Brodehl Reached Decision Monday". flatheadbeacon.com. July 30, 2008. Retrieved September 28, 2020.
  3. ^ "Randy Brodehl bio". missoulian.com. May 17, 2010. Retrieved September 29, 2020.
  4. ^ "MT State House 007". ourcampaigns.com. November 2, 2010. Retrieved September 28, 2020.
  5. ^ "MT State House 007". ourcampaigns.com. November 6, 2012. Retrieved September 29, 2020.
  6. ^ "Our County Commissioners". flathead.mt.gov. Retrieved September 29, 2020.

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