Thank You to Mike Metro, Chief Deputy (Ret.) Los Angeles County, a Proven Advocate for Fire Based EMS

Author: Jeffrey D. Johnson, CEO, Western Fire Chiefs Association
Published: 4/27/2017
As the Publisher of the Daily Dispatch, I enjoy a national perch from which to observe our industry. I'm frequently impressed by the quality and professionalism of our colleagues. I think you would be amazed at the amount of time, energy and expertise that is freely given to the IAFC by its members to simply better our craft. After all, that's what the IAFC is all about...its members and our issues. One such member, Mike Metro, Chief Deputy (Ret.) from Los Angeles County has been a willing servant to our profession in many ways, but most visibly thorough his work with the EMS Section of the IAFC.     read more

WFCA Board Endorses Dan Eggleston for IAFC 2nd Vice President – Please watch for your ballot and VOTE!

Author: Doug Schrage, WFCA President
Published: 4/24/2017
Friends & Colleagues, Later this week you will be receiving in invitation to vote in the IAFC election for 2nd Vice President. This is an important election, so please watch for it. It's important for you to know that the Board of Directors of the Western Fire Chiefs Association and I voted to endorse Dan Eggleston. Why? Because of his experiences and track record of solving problems and supporting issues important to volunteer and career fire departments alike.     read more

Missouri Valley Division of Fire Chiefs Conference Update

Author: Missouri Valley Division of the IAFC
Published: 4/18/2017
Our conference is designed to provide information and ideas you can actually implement. Join other fire service professionals to position you and your agency for success in interacting and communicating effectively with our internal and external stakeholders. We are adding a presentation on Friday afternoon June 30th, from a Counterterrorism Intelligence Analyst from the Colorado Information Analysis Center (CIAC) and a Subject Matter Expert (SME) on international terrorism.     read more

President’s Letter: The Importance of Effective Governmental Relations

Author: John Sinclair, IAFC President and Chair of the Board
Published: 3/29/2017
Recently, I had the opportunity to testify on the future of FEMA before the House subcommittee on Emergency Preparedness, Response and Communications of the Homeland Security Committee. There were three panelists, a captain with the Michigan State Police representing the National Governors Association, a director from Save the Children and me, representing all of you. Each panelist was given five minutes to testify and then we took questions from the representatives themselves. Easy-peasy, done in an hour. But wait, there’s more.     read more

Southeastern Association of Fire Chiefs Endorses Chief Dan Eggleston for IAFC 2nd Vice President

Author: Southeastern Division of the IAFC
Published: 3/22/2017
It is my pleasure and honor to announce on behalf of the Southeastern Association of Fire Chiefs Board of Directors and staff, that we unanimously voted to endorse and support Chief Dan Eggleston as a candidate for the 2nd Vice President of the IAFC for the year 2017-2018. We feel that Chief Eggleston’s candidate platform reflects the overall mission and strategic direction of the Southeastern Division of the IAFC.     read more

Great Lakes Division of the IAFC Endorses Chief Dan Eggleston for IAFC 2nd Vice President

Author: Great Lakes Division of the IAFC
Published: 3/22/2017
The Great Lakes Division is pleased to endorse Fire Chief Dan Eggleston for IAFC 2nd Vice-President. Chief Eggleston has an extraordinary track record of accomplishments that demonstrate strong alignment with the GLD-IAFC. He shares our vision of innovation and providing value as a member driven organization. His expertise, education, and experience have equipped him to support our association and serve our members very well.     read more

Western Fire Chiefs Association Endorses Chief Dan Eggleston for IAFC 2nd Vice President

Author: Western Fire Chiefs Association
Published: 2/27/2017
The Western Fire Chiefs Association is pleased to endorse Fire Chief Dan Eggleston for IAFC 2nd Vice President. Chief Eggleston has an extraordinary track record of accomplishments that demonstrate strong alignment with the WFCA. He shares our vision of innovation and providing value as a member driven organization. His expertise, education and experience have equipped him to support our association and serve our members very well.     read more

President’s Letter: Look What’s Coming in 2017

Author: John Sinclair, IAFC President and Chair of the Board
Published: 2/08/2017
2017 has the potential to be great for the IAFC. We’re very excited about some new projects and initiatives that will be coming your way. First, I want to remind everyone that we have a couple of major issues to resolve for 2017—we need to reauthorize the AFG and SAFER Grant programs and we need to reauthorize the U.S. Fire Administration. We’ll need your help in doing so. Please block off your calendar for April 5-6 and plan on attending the Congressional Fire Service Institute Symposium and Dinner. Plan to see your congressional delegation and help us inform the 115th Congress.     read more

Registration Now Open for the Missouri Valley Fire Chiefs 2017 Conference

Author: Missouri Valley Division of the IAFC
Published: 1/18/2017
Registration is now open for the Missouri Valley Fire Chiefs 2017 Conference held June 28-30 in Breckenridge, Colorado. With exceptional speakers to enhance leadership skills and networking opportunities in the backdrop of the mountains, we have set the stage for an outstanding conference.     read more

Eastern Division of the IAFC Endorses Chief Dan Eggleston for 2nd Vice President of the IAFC for 2017

Author: Eastern Division of the IAFC
Published: 9/27/2016
The Eastern Division of the International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC) is proud to announce our endorsement of Chief Dan Eggleston for 2nd Vice President of the IAFC for 2017. Chief Eggleston has earned the Eastern Division's endorsement through his proven performance as a leader and positive change agent. Throughout his career, Chief Eggleston has been an active fire service leader at the state, regional, and national level. He has served as a Volunteer and Combination Officers Section (VCOS) Board member since 2008 and an IAFC Board member since 2013.     read more


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