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Meeting Announcements


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.


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.


NEXT CFFCA General Business Meeting

July 14th, 2019


CFFCA Luncheon
Boca Raton


CFFCA Officers
FFCA Officers





(Meeting Location)

Boca Raton Resort & Club, A Waldorf Astoria Resort
501 E. Camino Real, Boca Raton, FL 33432


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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Core Values


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AAWM Silver Award

U.S. Web Award

Golden Web Award 2003-04


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Current News and
Special Announcements

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CFFCA June 13th, 2019 Program
Orlando Fire Department
Arson and Bomb Division UPDATE

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Go to GALLERY PAGE to view all photos

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Bowers - Miller

CFFCA May 9th, 2019 Program
Morale - "Beat It before it beats
your organization and chief"
Firefighter Cancer Prevention Discussion

Richie Bowers, Fire Chief [ret]
MES Training and Safety CHief

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Larry Marshall and John Miller
CFFCA April 11th, 2019 Program
Role of EMS Liasion

Larry Marshall, EMS Strategist - AdventHealth

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.]

CFFCA / FFCA East Central Meeting

The CFFCA once again hosted the FFCA East Central Meeting on March 14th at the Hilton - Altamonte Springs with 64 in attendance.

The new CFFCA Officers were duly installed with their Oath of Office swearing-in  ceremony conductedby FFCA EC Director Chief Gene Prince. New Officers are:  Chief John Miller - President, Chief Craig Radzak - Vice President, Chief Matt McGrew - District 1 Director Orange, Chief Frank Cornier - District 2 Director Seminole, Chief Jim Walls - District 3 Director Osceola, and Chaplain Rick Spence - Reedy Creek Emergency Services Retired.

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The Annual CFFCA Chief Craig Haun Leadership Award for 2019 was bestowed upon Kimberly Neisler - Retired Maitland FR Chief in the company Maria Haun and the Lake Mary Fire Department contingent.

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All outgoing CFFCA officers were thanked for their service and presented with service plaques. Retired Chief Jim White - CFFCA's longest serving president was also recognized  with a special shadow box gavel award.

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Outgoing CFFCA President White 2019
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Please browse ALL PHOTOS on our Gallery Page...

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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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Valencia College SPS-FRI Advertisement
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Stan Human, Retired Battalion Chief SCFD
Stan Human
Retired Battalion Chief
Seminole County FD
Life Member CFFCA
Date of Death


CONGRATS are in Order

Chief Larry Collier - Osceola County FR

Larry Collier
Appointed Fire Chief
Osceola County
Fire Rescue Department

June 22nd, 2019

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Fitzgerald - FC Organge County FRD

James Fitzgerald
Appointed Fire Chief
Orange County
Fire Rescue Department

May 19th, 2019

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

Drozd - Retired
Otto Drozd. III
Orange County
Fire Rescue Dept.

May 31, 2019
32.5 Years Career Service

Sorenson - Retirement
Robert Sorenson
Osceola County
Fire Department Dept.

June 21, 2019
41 Years Career Service

Jeff Buchannan - Oviedo Fire Chief 2019
Jeff Buchannan
Fire Chief - Oviedo FR
Appointed Fire Chief
February 1, 2019

Lars White - Fire Chief Retired Oviedo FR 2019
Lars White
Fire Chief - Oviedo FR
January 31, 2019
35 Years Career Service

 Fire Chief Will Watts - Maitland FR 2019
Will Watts
Fire Chief - Maitland FR
Appointed Fire Chief
January 5, 2019

Chief Kim Neisler - MFRD Retired
Kimberly Neisler
Fire Chief - Maitland FR
January 4, 2019
36 Years Career Service

Truss Marking Follow-Up Report

Light-Weight Truss Roundtable
February 25, 2010

IRC Residential Sprinkler
Discussion Guide

IRC Residential Sprinkler PowerPoint Presentation

Chief Bugles

Click on FDNY343 as a LINK to the local located in the Villages,FL.

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Red Sky
We shall never forget...

Safe Haven Logo

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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.