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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

Nov 8th, 2018


Leadership and Valencia College


Dr. Sandy Shugart
Valencia College


Crystal Salon B



(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

October 11th, 2018

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Showcase 2018

The CFFCA meeting of October 11th, 2018 was devoted to the CFFCA Annual 3rd Alarm Partner Showcase.

Fourteen [14] 3rd Alarm Partners participated in the showcase consisting of inside displays and apparatus displays outside. There were 86 in attendance at the showcase.

Showcase Partners were as follows:

Bennett Fire Products Co., Inc.
EMS Management and Consultants, Inc.
Fisher Safety
Hall-Mark RTC
Municipal Emergency Services [MES]
Municipal Equipment Company
North American Fire Equipment Company
Silent Partner Technologies
South Florida Emergency Vehicles - Sutphen
Star & Shield Group - Hurricane Michael Relief Effort
Ten 8 Fire Equipment Company
Vista Brake Lock, LLC
ZOLL Medical

September 13th, 2018

Ragan Day

The CFFCA business meeting held on Septemeber 13th, 2018 was dedicated in honor of Retiring CFFCA Chaplain Ragan Vandegriff after serving over 40+ years. Special presentations were given from CFFCA, First Baptist Orlando, Southeastern Association of Fire Chiefs, Florida Fire Chiefs' Association, Orlando Fire Department, Greater Orlando Aviation Authority, Reedy Creek Improvement District, Orange County Fire Rescue Department, and the Orange County Sheriff's Office.

Very special visual presentations were shown hroughout the program consisting of slide show, videos, Sheriff Deming's Message, water salute, and OFD radio tone out of all stations.

Over 83 friends, associates and colleagues were in attendance to recognize Ragan and wish him well as he emarked on retirement and relocation to their north GA home.

A very SPECIAL THANKS to the following nine [9] Corporate Partners who helped sponsor this celebration: Quick Med Claims, Ten 8, Bennett Fire Products, FireRescue1 Academy, Vista Brakes, Sutphen, Municipal Equipment Company, Fisher Safety, and Star & Shield.

Photos will be available soon on our Gallery Page...

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Ragan Day 2018

August Meeting Agency Round-Table

The CFFCA held its annual  Agency Round-Table at the general membership business meeting on August 16th, 2018 at the Hilton. Thirty-nine attendees were present with 14 agencies presenting a brief "State of their Agency" to those attending.

Chief Otto Drozd was recognized as the incoming IAFC 2nd Vice President and Chief John Miller as the incoming FFCA President. Chief Gene Prince [FFCA East Central Director] attendance was acknowledged along with Chief Terry Wooldrige [President of the Space Coast Fire Chiefs Association].

Meeting photos posted on Gallery Page...

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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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Valencia College SPS-FRI Advertisement
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Martin Francis 2018
Martin Francis
"The Big Guy"
3rd Alarm Partner


CONGRATS are in Order

Otto Drozd, III
Fire Chief - OCFR
Elected as
IAFC 2nd Vice President
August 2018

John Miller
Fire Chief - Ocoee FD
Elected as
President FFCA
July 2018

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

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

Chief Bugles

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Red Sky
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.