International Association of Fire Chiefs

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Boyd was president in 1924

The International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC) is a network of more than 11,000 fire chiefs and emergency officers.[1] The Association was established in 1873 with John S. Damrell as president.[1] It is headquartered in Fairfax, Virginia. The President and Chair of the Board is Rhoda Mae Kerr, Fire Chief, Austin, Texas. The CEO and Executive Director is Mark W. Light.[2]

Presidents[edit]

The following were presidents:[3]

  • 2015 Rhoda Mae Kerr - Austin, TX
  • 2014 G. Keith Bryant - Oklahoma City, OK
  • 2013 William R. Metcalf - Fallbrook, CA
  • 2012 Henry C. Clemmensen - Inverness, IL
  • 2011 Albert H. Gillespie - North Las Vegas, NV
  • 2010 John E. Parow - Chelmsford, MA
  • 2009 Jeffrey D. Johnson - Tualatin Valley, OR
  • 2008 Larry J. Grorud - Janesville, WI
  • 2007 Steven P. Westermann - Central Jackson Co., MO
  • 2006 James B. Harmes - Grand Blanc, MI
  • 2005 William D. Killen - Kingsport, TN
  • 2004 Robert A. DiPoli - Needham, MA
  • 2003 Ernest Mitchell Jr. - Pasadena, CA
  • 2002 Randy R. Bruegman - Milwaukie, OR
  • 2001 John M. Buckman III - Evansville, IN

1901-2000[edit]

1873-1900[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b International Association of Fire Chiefs, Accessed November 2, 2012
  2. ^ "Metro Chiefs meet in Phoenix". National Fire Protection Association. April 11, 2013. Retrieved 2013-04-29. 
  3. ^ a b Ann Swing Kelly (2000). International Association of Fire Chiefs. p. 80. 
  4. ^ a b c "Funeral Services to Be Held Monday for Chief Boyd. Died After Collapse After Fire". Knoxville News Sentinel. March 30, 1929. Retrieved 2015-05-14. 
  5. ^ "Samuel Becket Boyd papers". University of Tennessee. Retrieved 2015-05-14. 
  6. ^ "National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution". Daughters of the American Revolution. 1899. Retrieved 2015-05-21. 
  7. ^ a b "Samuel Becket Boyd". Findagrave. Retrieved 2015-05-14. 
  8. ^ "KFD Holds Memorial Service for Fallen Firefighters". Knoxville, Tennessee. October 8, 2014. Retrieved 2015-05-14. 

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