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October 4, 2018   By unanimous vote, the IAFC-Southwestern Division elected to adopt a new 2-year strategic plan.  The previous strategic plan’s final worksheet  was discussed at the BOD meeting in Fayetteville October 2, 2018.  The new plan was reduced Read more…


Albert Norton                                                                                1118 Fernwood Dr Midwest City, Ok · 73130 · (405) 568-7767 · bnorton@midwestcityok.org Education                                                                                                            Oklahoma State University Bachelor of Technology, Emergency Responder Administration, December 2014 Associates of Applied Science, Municipal Fire Protection, May 2010 Summary of Qualifications                                                                                 Over Read more…


    New Mexico Fire Chief’s Assocation elected our newest member to serve as their Vice President.  Please meet Battalion Chief Michael Daniels,  Las Cruces Fire Department (NM) Battalion Chief Michael Daniels began his fire service career in 2006 with Read more…


Director Moatts joined the IAFC as the Southeastern Division executive director in December 2013. Prior to joining the SEAFC Ms. Moatts was the New Business Development/ Project Coordinator with a major distributor of uniforms and safety equipment serving the Greater Read more…


Fire Chief Dennis Pacheco  1981-2003 Company Commander (Lieutenant) Las Cruces Fire Department Las Cruces, New Mexico  President – Las Cruces Professional Firefighters Association  Vice President – New Mexico Professional Firefighters Association   LCFD SCBA/Air Maintenance Manager  Academy Instructor 2003-2014 Shift Read more…


  Retired Fire Chief James Fullingim has been a member of the Norman Fire Department since 1981.  In that time he has advanced through the ranks holding all fire suppression positions in the chain of command; Firefighter, Driver/Engineer, Captain, Assistant Chief Read more…


Human Relations: Managing within the context of a fire organization • September 2018 • Chief Robert Benoit – 2nd Vice President, IAFC-SW Division – Fire Chief Lafayette Fire Department The basic principles for managing one’s personal and family life, a Read more…


 by Dr. Curt Sumners Sleep Deprivation (and it’s lasting effects of your qualify of life) Is defined as not obtaining adequate total sleep. When someone is in a chronic sleep-restricted state they’ll notice excessive daytime sleepiness, fatigue, clumsiness, and weight Read more…


Dates October 2nd, 3rd and 4th 2018 in Fayetteville, AR   Powered by Eventbrite Instructor and Speaker Line-up  


THE MOST CHALLENGING SHIFT YOU’LL WORK Preparing for public safety retirement   By Shirl Tyner Some people think about it from time to time. Some people dream about it. Some people can’t even imagine it. Some people already did it. Read more…

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