Curt Vandver joined the City of Puyallup Fire Department in 1970. During his time in Local 726, Curt was very active in all aspects of union leadership and completed his AA degree in Fire Command and Administration.
After more than 30 years of service, Curt retired in 2004 and has continued working for fire fighters. He chaired the Puyallup Disability Board since its formation and currently serves on their Fire Pension Board. He also serves on the board of directors for the Retired Fire Fighters of Washington and is currently the Westside V.P. of the Washington State LEOFF Education Association.
Curt was appointed to the initial WSCFF Retirees Association Board in March 2020 and elected in 2022. He is a LEOFF Plan 1 retiree.