Colorado State Fire Chiefs

2019 Colorado Critical Issues Briefings – Register Now

The first Critical Issues Briefing will kickoff on Wednesday, February 13 at Red Rocks Amphitheater in Morrison, CO.  Topics will include:

CSFC Success! Approval of Ground Emergency Medical Transportation (GEMT) = More Revenue to the Fire Service

Gallagher 2019: Another Swing at the Ball or Another Strike Out?

Mutual Aid Moves Forward for 2019 Summer Fire Season

Hazardous Materials Routing Changes Challenge Fire Service Capabilities

Emergency Notification of Citizens….If They Don’t Know How Do They Know What to Do?

UAV’s & UAS’s in Colorado’s Fire Service: Toys or Treasures?

Is FirstNet in Colorado Making Progress?

Save the date for future Colorado Critical Issues Briefings:

  • April 17, 2019 (Colorado Springs)
  • June 25, 2019 (Grand Junction)

2019 Colorado Fire Service Events

If you are planning fire service events, please email the event information to Michelle Biersner at michelle@cofirechiefs.org to be included on the website calendar of events.

Save the Date!

As you set your professional development goals for 2019, let us be part of your plan for success.

Fire Leadership Challenge is designed to help firefighters, company officers and chief officers get the training needed to excel and grow.

We’re currently finalizing the program sessions and speakers so check back soon. For now, mark your calendar for Oct. 22-25, 2019 in Keystone, CO.

 

New Resources:

How to Take Action Today!

CDPHE Assisted Living Regulations
New Regulations took effect June 14 – Details You Need to Know

FMAC Legislative Session Update
Host Home Provider Legislation Ends in Senate

New Resources Available

It’s a New Day in the Firehouse

Leader’s Intent About Employee / Member Relations – NEW

Colorado Highlighted in National Significant Wildland Fire Outlook

New Regional NFPA Regional Rep From Colorado

The Governor’s Task Force on Responder Safety

Survey Results of Gallagher Impact on Fire Departments

Colorado Ready Set Go Wildfire Action Plan

About

The Colorado State Fire Chiefs provides leadership, education, and support to the Chief Officers of Colorado fire departments in order to promote the protection of life and property from fire, natural, and man-made disasters, and other sudden emergencies. Colorado State Fire Chiefs seeks primarily to further cooperation among Colorado’s fire and emergency services agencies; to provide fire and emergency services training and education to fire chiefs, officers, firefighters, and EMS personnel; and to promote life safety and public education in the areas of fire suppression, fire prevention, EMS, hazardous materials, emergency rescue, and all-hazards emergency management.

The CSFC is a Colorado nonprofit corporation and a registered federal 501(c)(3) organization.

Vision

The vision of the CSFC is to assist chief fire officers across the State of Colorado in their efforts to protect all of Colorado’s life and property from fire and other disasters. It is a dynamic organization, characterized by integrity, innovation, community focus, and proactive leadership. CSFC strives to build strategic alliances, mentor aspiring leaders, and advance the safety of all Colorado communities by supporting the professional development of the fire and emergency services industry through training and continuing education.

Community Action

Colorado State Fire Chiefs is committed to helping all of Colorado’s fire and emergency services providers support and serve their communities.  Some of CSFC’s past and present projects include:

  • Supporting public safety education events such as Annual West Metro Fire Rescue Family Fire Muster to help families learn about fire and life safety, and how to prepare for all types of emergencies
  • Offering “classified” listings on the CSFC webpage to assist Colorado’s local fire and emergency service agencies to raise revenue and preserve taxpayer funds through the sale and purchase of used equipment and apparatus.
  • Supporting the Colorado’s special district elected officials and administrators regarding successful fire and emergency services management, and to facilitate coordination and communication between various branches of local government.

Executive Board

The Board of Directors of the Colorado Fire Chiefs’ manages the routine affairs of the Association and acts on behalf of the Association when the general membership is unable to meet. The Board of Directors consists of the President, Vice-President, Secretary, Treasurer, Regional Representatives, and Section Representatives (one representative for each of the sections created by the Constitution and Bylaws).

David DelVecchio
Canon City Area Fire Protection District

 

CSFC Secretary
Ken Watkins
Grand Junction Fire Department

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CSFC Past President
Don Lombardi
West Metro Fire Rescue

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CSFC President
Doug Hall
Westminster Fire Department

Doug Hall

CSFC Treasurer
Tom DeMint
Poudre Fire Authority

Tom DeMint

CSFC Vice President
Garry Briese
Colorado State Fire Chiefs

Garry Briese

 

Executive Director

 

The CSFC is a Colorado nonprofit corporation and a registered federal 501(c)(3) organization.