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BOD MEETINGS

The Board of Directors meets the 1st Thursday of each month via tele-conference starting at 9:00AM or as otherwise called by the President.

GENERAL MEETINGS

Unless otherwise noted below, the CFFCA General Membership meets on the 2nd Thursday of each month.  All business lunch meetings start promptly at 11:30AM.

MEETING NOTICE


NEXT CFFCA General Business Meeting

Feb 13th, 2020
(THURSDAY)

PROGRAM:

PENDING

Presenter


TBA


MEETING ROOM

TBA

UNIT DISPLAY

OPEN

(Meeting Location)

Hilton Orlando Altamonte

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Hilton - Orlando/
Altamonte Springs

350 Northlake Blvd, Altamonte Springs, FL 32701-5297
Tel: 407-830-1985
Fax: 407-331-2911 

Full service hot/cold lunch buffet $10pp including beverage, desert, tax and gratuity.

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 Mission
  • Promote Proactive Fire / EMS leadership.

  • Establish and support common goals within our profession.

  • Provide Professional development and networking opportunities.

  • Deliver association services in a business, yet social environment.

Core Values

Leadership

Public Trust

Integrity

Service

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Current News and
Special Announcements


CFFCA MEETING / PROGRAM

AGENCY ROUND TABLE BRIEFINGS
January 9th, 2020


HAPPY NEW YEAR TO ALL!

The CFFCA's first business meeting / program of the new year, January 9th, 2020, was held at the Hilton Orlando/Altamonte Springs. This meeting served as an Agency Round Table Briefing for the membership. Each Agency Chief or their Represenative orally presented an update briefing on each of their organizations.

Eighteen [18] agencies provided a very informative update on their respective agencies to the 48 members in attendance.

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Agency Round Table Meeting 2020

Thank you to the following agencies that participated:

Sanford FD
Kissimmee FD
Lake Mary FR
St. Cloud FR
Orlando FD
Clermont FD
Seminole County FD
Apopka FD
Ocoee FD
Winter Garden FR
Orange County FR
Forrestry Services
Maitland FR
Lake County FR
Eustis FD
Mount Dora FD
FFCA SERP
FSFMO FF Safety Section

Remaining meeting / program photos can be found on the GALLERY page.


CFFCA MEETING / PROGRAM


Corporate Partner Appreciation
December 19th, 2019


The CFFCA held its Annual Christmas Luncheon and Corporate Partner Appreciation on December 19th, 2019 at the Hilton Altamonte Springs with 53 in attendance.

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Each Corporate Partner was recognized by CFFCA President John Miller and presented with a custom CFFCA logo ceramic tile for their gracious support throughout the year.

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Corporate Partners 2019


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BOD Christmas Greetings 2019
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CFFCA MEETING / PROGRAM


"Ten Years From Now"
October 22nd, 2019

Simon T. Bailey - Presenter

Breakthrough Strategist

The CFFCA held its monthly business meeting and program at the Hilton - Altamonte Springs on November 14th, 2019 with 28 in attendance.

Simon T. Bailey was the presenter who provided a very inspirational message about "Ten Years From Now".

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CFFCA VP Radzak with Speaker Simon Bailey
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CFFCA LEADERSHIP SEMINAR


"Maintaining Leadership Credibility"
October 22nd, 2019

Dr. Larry Ritcey - Presenter


The CFFCA held a 1-Day Leadership Seminar at the Hilton on Tuesday, October 22nd, 2019 with 47 officers in attendance and 21 agencies represented.

Thank you to our Seminar Co-Sponsors:

Tony Apfelbeck
Fisher Safety
CORE Construction Services
North American Fire Equipment Company

Please visit our Gallery for all seminar photos...

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Dr. Larry Ritcey
Leadership Seminar Group 2019
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CFFCA October 10th, 2019 Program


Annual 3rd Alarm Partners
SHOWCASE



On October 10th the CFFCA held its Annual 3rd Alarm Partner Showcase at the Hilton - Altamonte Springs with 13 Partners participating in the showcase with inside and outside displays. Over 80 attendees were present for this annual venue. View showcase photos on our Gallery Page.

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Showcase 2019
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9-11 Memorial Hilton
CFFCA 9-11 Memorial at the Hilton
Updated with the addition of the
Florida FF LODD  art piece entitled:

"The Final Alarm"




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CFFCA September 12th, 2019 Program

Dr. Larry Ritcey
Leadership Consultant

The Four R's When You Screw Up

Dr. Larry Ritcey
Dr. Ritcey and Chief Radzak


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CFFCA JULY 14TH PROGRAM
FFCA EDC BOCA RATON

The CFFCA luncheon for July was held at the FFCA Executive Development Conference venue site in Boca Raton with 54 registered and 48 attending.  Speakers consited of Chief Miller [FFCA/CFFCA President], FFCA 1st Vice President  Darrel Donatto, Julius Halas [Director State Fire Marshal's Office], and Chief John Fish [Florida Forestry Service].

A special presentation was made to the CFFCA by Chief Fish and Director Halas in recognition of CFFCA support and contribution to the Fallen FF Memorial at the State Capitol.

Special THANKS are also extended to the following Coporate Partners for graciously co-sponsoring the luncheon:

Bennett Fire Products Company, Inc.
Municipal Emergency Services
Municipal Equipment Company
REV RTC [Hall-Mark]
Valor First Responder Seating / Vista Brake Lock

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Boca Raton Luncheon 2019
Boca Raton State Presentation 2019
Boca Corp Sponsors
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Go to GALLERY PAGE to view all photos




Florida Fallen FF Memorial Unveiling
State Capitol Building - Tallahassee

April 1st. 2019

FFCA/CFFCA President John Miller attended the Fallen FF Memorial Ceremony at the State Capitol where the newly dedicated Fallen FF Memorial was unveiled in the presence of hundreds of fire officials, dignataries, and surviving family members of the fallen.

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FL Fallen FF Memorial Ceremony

[Photo L to R: Ray Colburn  - FFCA CEO, Chief John Miller - FFCA/CFFCA President, Chief Julie Downey  - FFCA Fire Chief of the Year, and Chief Otto Drozd - 2nd Vice President IAFC.]



Please browse ALL PHOTOS on our Gallery Page...

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CFFCA 2017 IN REVIEW
Photo Presentation  LINK

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2019 CFFCA Retiree Group Photo
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CFFCA Retiree Group 2019

Please visit our Gallery to see additional photos....


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SPOTLIGHT

CONGRATS are in Order

Fire Chief Mark Oakes - Retired SCFD
Mark Oakes
Fire Chief - RETIREMENT
Seminole County FD


January 3rd, 2020
36 Years
Career Service




Chief Barksdale - OFD
Benjamin Barksdale, Jr.
Appointed Fire Chief
Orlando Fire Department

December 2nd, 2019


[Press Release]


Chief David Ezell - Clermont FD
David Ezell
Appointed Fire Chief
Clermont Fire Department

October 18th, 2019


[News Article]




Retired Chief Carle Bishop - Clermont FD
Carle Bishop
Fire Chief - RETIREMENT
Clermont Fire Dept.


October 17th, 2019
49 Years Career Service



CFFCA
Fire Chief Craig Haun
Leadership Award Process LINK


Chief Kim Neisler - 2019 Leadership Award
Kimberly Neisler
 Fire Chief - Retired
Maitland Fire Rescue
2019 Award Recipient
Fire Chief Craig E. Haun
Leadership Award


 

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Light-Weight Truss Roundtable
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CFFCA is a supporting partner of  Safe Haven for Newborns. Public awareness signs with the above LOGO have been installed on all participating fire station facilities throughout the Central Florida area of Orange, Seminole, Osceola, and Lake Counties.