Dennis Michael Koontz (b. November 19, 1939). Resident of Valencia during council service.
Santa Clarita City Council member, 1987-1990.
Dennis retired from the Los Angeles City Fire Department as a Fire Captain. He worked on the City Formation Committee and was elected to the first City Council
of the City of Santa Clarita 1987. Dennis enjoyed working to build a new city that he is very proud of today.
Dennis took his firefighter experience to Valencia High School and worked as the Health Assistant for more than 15 years. He "retired" in 2010
but continues to cover dances as well as sporting events.
Dennis married Linda Storli, a city Parks and Recreation commissioner, in 1990. Both are involved with civic affairs in the city of Santa Clarita.
They volunteer for the SCV Boys and Girls Club, the Senior Center, the Santa Clarita Fourth of July Parade, and Dennis was Santa Claus for
Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital and Santa Clarita’s Zonta Club fundraisers. They have helped raise thousands of dollars for charity over the past 22 years.
They also began selling real estate in the early 1990s and became Realtors. They now work as the Storli-Koontz Realty Team.
More About Dennis:
- Eagle Scout; served as a Cub Master and Scout Master for many years.
- Los Angeles City Fire Department.
- Member of the Board of Fire and Police Protective League.
- Founding Member of the United Firefighters of Los Angeles City, Local 112.
- Captain of a paramedic engine company, Los Angeles City Fire Department.
- Elected to the first Council, for the City of Santa Clarita.
- Past Board Member of American Heart Association.
- Classified staff, William Hart High School District.
- Health Assistant at Valencia High School.
- Site Representative at Valencia High School 10.
- CSEA President, Chapter 349.
- Tesoro Del Valle HOA Board Member.
- Fourth of July Parade Committee and Parade Announcer.
- Classified Personnel Commission, William S. Hart Union High School District.