Eric W. Gilbert
Tenth Member

Alternate Safety Member

Elected by Safety Members
erm: 07/1/2015 - 06/30/2018

Eric W. Gilbert began his position as the Alternate Safety Member of the Board of Retirement on July 1, 2015. Mr.

Gilbert has more than 30 years of experience as a firefighter. Mr. Gilbert earned his Bachelor of Arts Degree in Public Administration from San Diego State University in 1987; he subsequently graduated in 1989 with an Associate of Science degree in Fire Science from San Diego Miramar College. 

Mr. Gilbert is a Captain with the Orange County Fire Authority (OCFA). Currently stationed in the City of Yorba Linda, he has previously worked in the cities of Placentia, Lemon Heights, Tustin, Laguna Hills, Irvine and Westminster. He has been an elected Board Member of the Orange County Firefighter's Benevolent Association for 14 years. He has also been a member of the Orange County Fire Authority Ceremonies, Awards and Protocol Team for ten years. Previously, he served for six years as a Board Member for Abrazzar Inc., a non-profit agency that assists elderly and low-income residents in Westminster.


Mr. Gilbert is a father of three children and lives with his family in the city of Yorba Linda.


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