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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

April 10th, 2014


Statewide Initiative


Greg Holcomb 
Greg Holcomb

  Communications Technologies Division Manager
Lake County
Public Safety

Meeting Room

Royal Palm

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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CFFCA New Officers 2014 Installation

The new CFFCA Officers for 2014 [above photo] were duly installed on March 20th with their Oath of Office administered by FFCA President Ron Parrish. Officers installed were: Chief John Miller [Vice President], Chief Kim Neisler [District 1 Director Orange], Chief Craig Haun [District 2 Director Seminole],  Chief Carle Bishop [District 4 Director Lake], and Retired Chief Charlie Chapman [District 5 Director Retirees].

Following the New Officer Installation Ceremony, the remainder of the meeting was devoted to the FFCA East Central Regional Update.  State speakers [photos below] consisted of: FFCA President Ron Parrish, FFCA EC Director John Miller, FFCA Executive Director Jim Wile, SERP Chair TJ Lyon, and Chief Barry Baker - Director of the Florida State Fire College - Bureau of Standards and Training. A special support service benefiting volunteer emergency responders was announced and introduced by Megan Arenberg, FFCA SAFER Grant Administrator [photo below].

Special thanks to FFCA corporate partners Star & Shield and Barry University [group photo below] for sponsoring the meeting and lunch.

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Barry Univ and Star&Shield Sponsors
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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.



Matt McGrew - Fire Chief WGFR 2014
  Matt McGrew, Fire Chief
Winter Garden Fire Rescue
  April 7, 2014
Date of Appointment

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Chief Johnson - Leesburg FD
David Johnson, Fire Chief
Leesburg Fire Department
March 7, 2014
Date of Appointment

Bill Sturgeon, Fire Chief
  St. Cloud Fire Department
"Liftmaster Daytona 500 Firefighter Combat Challenge"

2nd Place Winner
Over 50 Category

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BOD Minutes [April 3, 2014]

General Minutes [February 13, 2014]

Truss Marking Follow-Up Report

Light-Weight Truss Roundtable
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