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DSC_0336Don’t miss out on attending the SW Conference in Oklahoma City April 6-9.  This year’s conference is joining forces with the Oklahoma Fire Chiefs Association.

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The education workshop is April 7. The  education is provided by the Southwestern Division and IAFC Academy, FEMA Region VI, and TransCanada.

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During the SW Business Meeting we will be voting on candidates to fill the 2nd Vice President and the Secretary & International Director (3 year term) The business meeting will be held Saturday April 9  Southwestern Chiefs beginning at 10:30 am 

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Conference Details:

April 6-9, 2016
Tower Hotel, 3233 NW Expressway, OKC, OK 73112

Registration:

Early Bird Registration (Before March 31):
$100 per Member
$100 per Spouse
$100 per Guest

Registration after March 31:
$125 per Member
$125 per Spouse
$125 per Guest

Accommodations:

Tower Hotel
405-842-6633
$87 for Double or Queen // $60 for April 9 (Saturday night only)
Cut-Off Date for Special Rate is March 21, 2016. Mention “OFCA” for Special Rate.

Conference Agenda:

Tuesday April 5, 2016

1:00 – 5:00 p.m. Executive Boards Arrival
5:00 p.m. OFCA Board of Directors Meeting

Wednesday, April 6, 2016

Golf Tournament – Lake Hefner Golf Course
Sponsored by Anheuser-Busch of Oklahoma City 

7:30 a.m. Registration
9:00 a.m. Shotgun Start (Lunch at Clubhouse after play)
1:00 pm

 

SW Board of Directors meet at OKC Memorial (provided by OKC Fire Chief Keith Bryant)  Followed immediately by meeting with SW Board of Directors

 

6:00 p.m.   Hospitality – Tower Hotel/16th Floor
Compliments of Pierce/Conrad Fire Equipment

Thursday April 7, 2016

7:30 – 9:00 a.m. Registration
7:30 a.m. Vendors – Salons A, B, C, D corridors, outdoor area
9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Education Session (SW Div. /IAFC) – Salon E, F, G, H

  • Pandemic for First Responders – Brad McDannald – FEMA–National Preparedness Division Regional Continuity Manager
  • Pipeline Emergency Preparedness – TransCanada    
10:00 – 10:15 a.m. Break
11:30 – 1:00 p.m. Lunch – On Your Own
7:00 p.m. Networking – TOP GOLF (Registered members and guests only)

Friday April 8, 2016

7:00 a.m. Past President’s Breakfast – Bistro
7:00 – 8:30 a.m. Registration – Salon Foyer
8:30 a.m – 9:30 a.m. Opening Session – Salon E, F, G, H

  • Call to Order (cell phones on silent): Kellie Sawyers, President OFCA & Robert Monsivaiz, President SW-Division/IAFC
  • Posting of Colors – Oklahoma City Fire Department Honor Guard
  • Oklahoma Firefighters Pipe & Drums
  • Pledge of Allegiance
  • Invocation – Chaplain Ted Wilson – OCFD
  • Welcomes: Kellie Sawyers, OFCA President; Robert Monsivaiz, President-SW-Division/IAFC; Keith Bryant, OCFD; & City of Oklahoma City Welcome
  • Introductions: OFCA Executive Board/Staff, SW-Division/IAFC, IAFC Board Members, OFCA Past Presidents/Active Life Members, OSFA Board, ORFA Board, OK State Fire Marshal, OSU-FST, IFSTA-FPP, Insurance Services Offices (ISO)
  • Memorial Service: 2nd & 3rd OFCA Presidents, Oklahoma City Honor Guard
  • Keith Bryan Memorial Scholarship Fundraiser (artwork)
9:30 a.m.
  • Keynote Address: Bill Webb – Executive Director, Congressional Fire Services Institute
  • Appointment of Committees (OFCA & SW-Division/IAFC)
  • Nominating
  • Resolutions
  • Credentials: OFCA First Report of Nominating Committee
  • Announcements/Door Prizes
11-12:30 p.m. Vendors Lunch/Introductions
12-2:30 p.m. Vendor Breakdown
5:30 p.m. Past Presidents Reception – Concierge Room (by invitation only)
6:30 p.m. Associate Members Reception – Ballroom Lobby
7:30 p.m.
  • Banquet
  • J. Ray Pence Award
  • OFCA Leadership Award
  • Grand Door Prizes
  • Entertainment – The Jake Adams Band (Compliments of Pierce/Conrad Fire Equipment)

Saturday April 9, 2016

9:00 a.m. General Session – Salon E, F, G, H

  • Call to Order: Kellie Sawyers, OFCA President & Robert Monsivaiz, SW-Div./IAFC President
  • Invocation: Ted Wilson, – OCFD Chaplain
  • Reports: OSFA – Raanon Adams, President; ORFA – John Soos, President
  • Adjourn General Session

Convene Business Meeting – OFCA

  • Membership Report – 3rd Vice President Sean Douglas
  • Keith Bryan Memorial Scholarship Fund Report
  • Convention Reports: Credentials Committee Report, Resolutions Committee Report (Includes special resolutions), Nominating Committee Report + Balloting, and Selection of 2017 Host City – 1st Vice President Ray Driskell
  • Election Results
  • Old Business
  • New Business
  • Adjourn OFCA Business Meeting
10:15 a.m. Break
10:30 a.m. Convene Business Meeting – SW-Division/IAFC

  • Adoption of Minutes
  • Reading of Communications
  • Report of Secretary/Treasurer
  • Report of Standing Committees
  • Topics and Contributing Papers
  • Report on Attendance
  • Old Business
  • New Business
  • Report on Host City 2017
  • Designation of Host City 2018
  • Election of Officers
  • Adjourn SW-Division/IAFC Business Meeting

Reconvene – General Session

  • Presentations
  • Installation of 2016-2017 OFCA Officers: Mike Karlin, Past President
  • Executive Board Comments
  • Announcements
  • Adjourn
  • Door Prizes
12:00 p.m. Adjourn Sine Die
1:00 p.m. Board Meeting – Boardroom

2016 OFCA Women’s Auxiliary Agenda — Tentative

Thursday April 7, 2016

9:00 a.m. General Session with Chief’s Association for Memorial Service
7:00 p.m. TOP GOLF (registered members and guests only)

Friday April 8, 2016

8:00 – 9 a.m. Registration

Saturday April 9, 2016

9:00 a.m. Breakfast / General Session – Rose Rock Room

 

 

 


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