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Meeting Announcements

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

June 14th, 2018
(THURSDAY)

PROGRAM:

NFPA 1936
Rescue Power
Tools Standard
[Update]

Presenter
s


Tom Winkler
Hurst Tool Specialist
MES


MEETING ROOM

CAPITAL

UNIT DISPLAY

N/A

(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

AAWM Silver Award

U.S. Web Award

Golden Web Award 2003-04

Welcome

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Current News and
Special Announcements


Distinguished Service Award
Presentations
and
Central Florida Regional
 Behavioral Health Collaborative


At the April 12th meeting, CFFCA President Jim White presented CFFCA Distinguished Service Awards to the Clermont Fire Department and the Ocoee Fire Rescue Department in formal recognition of their March 13th Agency Accreditation achievement.

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The April 12th program was an overview and update on the Central Florida Regional Behavorial Health Collaborative. Chief Kim Neisler [Maitland FR] and Assistant Chief Charles Van Camp [Maitland FR]  presented a detailed and very informative update on the collaborative's progress to date and introduced the UCF Retores partnership along with the leadership team.

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Maitland FR Presentation
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Central FL Regional Behavioral Collaborative
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CFFCA HOSTS
FFCA EAST CENTRAL REGIONAL
and  PRESENTS THE ANNUAL
FIRE CHIEF CRAIG HAUN LEADERSHIP
AWARD FOR 2018

On March 8th, 2018, the CFFCA hosted the FFCA East Central Meeting at the Hilton in Altamonte Springs with 55 in attendance.

The meeting was a multi-fauceted program with the Installation of 2018 CFFCA Officers, CFFCA presentation  of the annual Fire Chief Craig Haun Leadership Award, and the FFCA EC Regional Meeting.

The following new CFFCA officers were sworn in by FFCA EC Director Chief Gene Prince [photo L to R below]: Chief John Miller - Vice President, Chief Craig Radzak - District 2 Seminole Director, Chief Mike Swanson - District 4 Lake Director, and Retired Chief Charlie Chapman - District 5 Retirees Director.
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The CFFCA Fire Chief Craig Haun Leadership Award was presented to Assistant Chief Michael Johansmeyer [photo below] of the Seminole County Fire Department. for his many leadership attributes and accomplishments over the last year. Maria Haun was present for the ceremony which is in honor of her late husband - Fire Chief Craig Haun.
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IAFC COMPANY OFFICER
3-DAY LEADERSHIP SYMPOSIUM

On February 20, 21, and 22, 2018 the CFFCA co-Hosted with Orange County Fire Rescue Department the IAFC COLS-1 at the Hilton - Altamonte Springs for 100 CFFCA agency officers. This symposium was made possible through the IAFC, IAFC Foundation and a grant by Motoroal Soluitions Foundation. Fourteen [14] CFFCA agencies participated through student seat sponsorships with no cost to the attending students.

This officer development program was developed by subject-matter experts following the criteria set forth in the NFPA officer standards. Delivery of the subject matter was by nationally reknown speakers that consisted of: Chief Tom Jenkins [IAFC President], Richard Gasaway, Ph.D. [Retired Chief - Situational Awareness Matters], Chief Mike Burton [Pinellas Suncoast Fire Rescue District], Chief of Training [Command Institute, NIOSH FF Fatality Investigative Program, International Society of Fire Service Instructors], Deputy Chief Steve Prziborowski [Santa Clara County-CA FD], and Deputy Chief Michael Evans [Brighten Area-MI Fire Authority].

The robust instructional format generated an excellent learning platform with healthy exchange of information, discussion, and counter points.

A special thanks is extended to Fisher Safety for sponsoring our morning coffee/juice/fruit station each day of the symposium.
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COLS-1 Class - Pic 1
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COLS-1 Class Pic 2
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COLS-1 Class Pic 3
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Remaining Photos can be found on our Gallery Page

CFFCA 2017 IN REVIEW
Photo Presentation  LINK

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2018 CFFCA Retiree Group Photo
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CFFCA Retiree Group 2018
The above photo proudly represents over 311 years of career service


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


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MEMBER SPOTLIGHT

CONGRATS are in Order

  Chief Jim White - WPFD
James E. White
Fire Chief - Retired
Winter Park Fire Dept.
Date of Retirement
May 31st, 2018

25 yrs WPFD
35 yrs Career Service
EFO - CFO - MIFireE

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   Michael Johansmeyer - Seminole County FD
  Michael Johansmeyer
 Assistant Chief
Seminole County Fire Dept

2018 Award Recipient
Fire Chief Craig E. Haun
Leadership Award


Truss Marking Follow-Up Report

Light-Weight Truss Roundtable
February 25, 2010

IRC Residential Sprinkler
Discussion Guide

IRC Residential Sprinkler PowerPoint Presentation



CFFCA Meeting


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We shall never forget...

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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.