...John became interested in the fire department when Art Hudtloff and Dick Walston asked him to become a member of the Lakewood Fire Levy Committee in the early 1990's.
...Commissioner Art HudtloffArt Hudtloff
was born and raised with his
three sisters in Lakewood, Washington.His
father was the first superintendent of Clover Park School District
graduated.In school, Art
received one of the first private flying licenses with a seaplane rating.After graduation he attended the University of Washington.He
then started a general construction business in Lakewood where he
built single-family homes, apartments and commercial office buildings.Art was President of the Lakewood Chamber of Commerce and is a thirty-five year member of the Lakewood Rotary Club.
Fire Fighters who worked with Art
persuaded him to become more involved with the Fire Department, he
later decided to run for Fire Commissioner.His
interests and hobbies include fishing and going to the victorious Husky football games.