WELCOME TO THE SOUTHWESTERN FIRE CHIEFS ASSOCIATION
The Southwestern Fire Chiefs Association is a five-state Division of the International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC). We are a not-for-profit organization incorporated in the state of New Mexico. We invite you to browse our site and join our organization.
The SWFCA holds an annual conference every year.
The 2019 conference will be held in Lafayette, LA! The conference offers training, top topic discussibons, information, fun, fellowship and networking that brings the leadership of the division members together to enhance their effectiveness.
The SWFCA holds a luncheon at the IAFC Fire-Rescue International Conference to bring the Southwestern Division membership together as a group. There is a small fee of $10 to help cover the cost of the luncheon and our hospitality networking event held at the official division hotel. (Valued between $34-45) The luncheon is paid for by the Division.
The SWFCA gives Two (2) educational scholarships to deserving students each year. The student must be a child or grandchild of a Southwestern Division member-in-good- standing. For more information click here.
The SWFCA publishes a newsletter 6 times a year (the Fireground). Each edition carries educational information, news and happenings in our region. Click this link for the January 2019 edition https://mailchi.mp/7d1abad88bb9/re-its-time-to-plan-a-trip?e=[UNIQID]
OUR MISSION STATEMENT
To provide educational opportunities and leadership to career and volunteer chiefs, chiefs officers, and managers of emergency service organizations throughout the southwestern region of the United States, through education, information, service, vision, and representation.
Register to receive our bi-monthly newsletter . Also let us know if you would like to get involved with the association.