Meeting Announcements


The Board of Directors meets the 1st Thursday of each month (excluding July) 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 (except the month of July).  All business lunch meetings start promptly at 11:30AM.


NEXT General Business Meeting

Nov 13th, 2014


UCF Study - Fire Rescue Economic Impact Study 

Fire Chief Otto Drozd, OCFRD 

Meeting Room


Altamonte Springs



(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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Special Announcements

On Thursday, October 14th, the CFFCA hosted a full-day seminar on Leadership Credibility presented by Dr. Larry Ritcey, Ph.D.. Thirty-five [35] attendees [fire command officers, junior officers, fire marshals, and inspectors] participated in this inter-active training opportunity examining and discussing in-depth the importance of credibility as an effective leader. A very special thank you is extended to our co-sponsors Tony Apfelbeck, Fisher Safety, and Ten 8 Fire Equipment Company for making this seminar possible.

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Dr. Larry Ritcey - Leadership Credibility Seminar
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Dr. Larry Ritcey and CFFCA Presidnet Jim White
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On Thursday, October 9th, the CFFCA held its monthly business meeting. The program was a presentation by TJ Lyon, OCFRD Division Chief [ret] on the 25th Anniversary of OCFRD LODD incident in 1989.  The presentation was a recap of that tragic incident and the lessons learned from that incident. 25 years later.

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TJ Lyon, OCFRD Division Chief [retired]
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Tj Lyon and CFFCA VP John Miller
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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.



Chief Craig Haun 2014 Retirement
Craig Haun, Fire Chief
Retired on Sept. 19, 2014
Lake Mary Fire Department
16 Years of Service LMFD
40 Years Total Career Service

[Press Release LINK]

Florida Fire Chief of the Year Jim White
Jim White, Fire Chief
Winter Park Fire Dept

Florida Fire Chiefs' Association
Fire Chief of the Year

Date of Award
 August 5th, 2014

Chief Kilbury - KFD
David Kilbury, Fire Chief
and the
  Kissimmee Fire Department

  June 4, 2014

[Press Release LINK]

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BOD Minutes [Oct 2, 2014]

General Minutes [Oct 9, 2014]

Truss Marking Follow-Up Report

Light-Weight Truss Roundtable
February 25, 2010

IRC Residential Sprinkler
Discussion Guide

IRC Residential Sprinkler PowerPoint Presentation

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