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    • What is the Southern Federation of Professional Fire Fighters? 

      This organization is known as the SOUTHERN FEDERATION OF PROFESSIONAL FIRE FIGHTERS, and was organized February 2, 1995, in Nashville, Tennessee. 

      The purpose of the Southern Federation of Professional Fire Fighters is to provide the best possible resources, services and communications for Southern Federation affiliates of the IAFF; to develop a united effort and consensus of opinion with regards to our common concerns in the South, with the goal of having a positive effect on the IAFF, its constitution and By-laws, policies and resolutions. 

      The Southern Federation of Professional Fire Fighters encompasses the IAFF State Associations and Local IAFF affiliates in good standing within the states of Alabama, Arkansas, Dela­ware, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, Missouri, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia and West Virginia.  Associate membership is allowed to any member or affiliate of the IAFF of any state not currently affiliated with the federation and IAFF members at large. 

      The Association holds an Annual Conference in which delegates of the organization attend. The Conference includes educational modules, presentations that assist delegates in accordance with the organization purpose. 

      The 2018 SFPFF Conference will be held in San Antonio, TX and hosted by IAFF Local 624.  The Conference dates are Wednesday, April 11, 2018 thru Friday, April 13, 2018. 

      Updated: April 3, 2018

      All Southern Federation of Firefighters State & Local Affiliate Officers:

      In accordance with the Constitution and By-Laws of the Southern Federation of Professional Firefighters I am sending this correspondence in regard to your annual membership and the Annual SFPFF Conference.

      “All Affiliated States and Locals and Associate Members shall pay one dollar ($1.00) per member per year up to one hundred members, but not less than thirty-five dollars ($35) per year for affiliation to the Southern Federation of Professional Fire Fighters” Forms have been attached to assist you in the remittance of your dues and conference registration.

      Further, this conference will be held in accordance with the Constitution and By-Laws of the Southern Federation of Professional Firefighters. In accordance with the Constitution and By-Laws please be aware of the following:

      CONFERENCE RESOLUTIONS

      All resolutions, submitted by affiliates for consideration at the Conference, shall be received by the Secretary/Treasurer at least thirty (30) days prior to the Conference, and shall be sent to all State and Local affiliates fifteen (15) days prior to the annual Conference of the Federation by the Secretary-Treasurer.  The only exception to this article shall be resolutions to amend the Consti­tution and By-Laws, submitted by the Constitution and By-Laws Committee.

      LATE RESOLUTIONS

      Late resolutions must be received by 5 PM on the day prior to the start of the Conference, provided the following conditions are met; the affiliated individual or affiliated organization submitting the Late Resolution shall provide the President with sufficient copies for each registered delegate.  The resolution must be accepted by 2/3 majority vote of the delegation present and voting.

      AMENDMENTS

      Amendments to the Constitution and By-Laws of the Federation shall be approved by 2/3 majority vote of the delegates present and voting at the Annual Conference, in accordance with the IAFF Constitution and By-Laws.

      Please sign up on our website at www.sfpff.org for updates for the conference.

      On behalf of the Southern Federation of Professional Fire Fighters, I would like to personally invite you to attend the Southern Federation of Professional Fire Fighters annual conference in San Antonio, Texas this coming April. It is our hope you will be able to attend and address our delegation.

      Many activities have been planned by our host, the San Antonio Professional Fire Fighters Association IAFF Local 624. Our executive board and committees will meet on Wednesday April 11, 2017 and General Session is set to start that Thursday morning with business concluding late Friday afternoon. We will be hosting several hospitality events Wednesday thru Friday evenings and there will be plenty of networking ongoing through the conference.

      To help you plan your travel, details of some of the events can be found on our website at www.sfpff.org.  The SFPFF will hold our annual Conference, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday, April 11-13, 2018. This conference will be hosted by the San Antonio Professional Fire Fighters Association IAFF Local 624. We have secured a room block with affordable options at the Hilton Palacio Del Rio located on the Riverwalk in beautiful downtown San Antonio.

      Group Rates available from:  April 10, 2018 - April 14, 2018
      Pricing:  Starting at $199.00 for Single/Double Occupancy in Deluxe Accommodations. Group Code: SAPF.  Make reservations Online by clicking on the link below:

      Reservation Website for Hilton Palacio Del Rio

      Hotel Palacios Del Rio
      Hotel Direct Line: 210.222.1400
      200 South Alamo Street
      San Antonio, Texas 78205

       

      PLEASE MAKE YOUR RESERVATIONS EARLY

      San Antonio Professional Fire Fighters Association IAFF Local 624 has established a “Room Block Release Date” March 13, 2018 for Group reservations. After this date, all rooms not guaranteed by deposit, credit card or the Master Account will be released to Hilton Reservations for general sale.

      If you or your staff have questions, please contact SFPFF Secretary Treasurer Tim Dupin directly at 816.516.4964 or via email at tdupin@iaff42.org.

      Please come join us as we celebrate our past and imagine our future.

      In solidarity,

      Tim Dupin, Secretary Treasurer SFPFF


      2018 SFPFF Conference Notice
      2018 SFPFF Final Agenda - Updated 4-3-18
      2018 SFPFF Conference Registration Form
      2018 SFPFF Membership Form

       


      What's New at SFPFF

      We're all thinking about our members in Texas and Louisiana who are on the frontlines of Hurricane Harvey helping communities and their citizens knowing their own homes and possessions may be lost.

      The best way you can assist your brothers and sisters is through the IAFF Disaster Relief Fund, which provides short-term, immediate financial assistance to IAFF members affected by major disasters.

      Donate today with a tax deductible contribution online or by texting DISASTER to 50555* to make a $10 donation.

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      Current news directly from IAFF locals, councils, and state/province associations in the US and Canada.

      I-25 MVA with Haz-Mat
      04/20/18 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2164
      At 12:44 on Friday Engine 36, Medic 36 and Engine 44 responded to a vehicle accident on the shoulder of northbound I-25, one mile south of Ridgegate Parkway. A box truck collided with the concrete barrier, which caused a 110-gallon diesel tank in the cargo area to rupture and leak.
      Richfield House Fire
      04/20/18 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2164
      At 10:31 on Friday morning South Metro Engine 42 was dispatched to a fire alarm activation reported by an alarm company. Upon arrival at 6354 S. Richfield Street, no problems were evident from the street. As Local 2164 members knocked on the front door and conducted a 360-degree walk around the home, smoke was seen coming from vents along the basement.
      Cinco De Mayo Shirts
      04/19/18 - IAFF Local 21
      Cinco De Mayo shirts available.
      2018 Golf League
      04/18/18 - IAFF Local 21
      Saint Paul Fire Fighters Summer Golf League All retired and active department golfers we will try to begin our season April 25th at Oak Glen in Stillwater. Tee times remain the same at 7:45 am to 8:30 am on every Wednesday, Golf and Cart $34.  Make sure to ask for SAINT PAUL FIREFIGHTER RATE when paying. Family and friends welcome.
      Highway 67 Brush Fire
      04/18/18 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2164
      Just after 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, April 17, 2018, Local 2164 members were requested for an automatic aid wildland fire on the north side of Highway 67 west of Rampart Range Road in the Pike National Forest. With a Red Flag and High Wind Warning in effect and 60 mph wind gusts being observed; a pre-evacuation area was established from Sugar Creek to Sedalia and additional resources were called.
      Lt. Paul Harvey Retires
      04/18/18 - IAFF Local 739
      Lieutenant Paul Harvey Retires The Officers and Members of Lynn Local 739 wish to congratulate Lt. Paul Harvey on his retirement.  Paul, may you enjoy a long and healthy retirement.
      MARCH OF THE BULL UPDATE
      04/17/18 - IAFF Local 3169
      **THE MARCH OF THE BULL UPDATE** I know everyone has been on the edge of their seats awaiting word on Bull’s arrival to Marion County and after talking to his Logistics Team yesterday we have a more definite picture of his arrival.  Bull in currently making his way across Orange County which is the department he retired from before starting his walk.
      Foxtail Drive Fire
      04/17/18 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2164
      Just after 10 a.m. on Tuesday April 17th, Local 2164 members assisted Castle Rock Fire Rescue with a wind driven structure fire in the 4800 block of N. Foxtail Drive. Simultaneous wildland fires near Larkspur and Sedalia were also challenging firefighters from all Douglas County fire districts, including South Metro.
      2018 NM Fire Muster & 5K Race
      04/17/18 - Albuquerque Area Fire Fighters
      Attention Members, IAFF Local 244 will be hosting the 2nd Annual New Mexico Fire Muster and 5k on June 16, 2018 at Balloon Fiesta Park. The NM Fire Muster & 5K event was created to support and raise money for the IAFF Local 244 Survivor’s Fund and Membership Assistance Program.
      LAC Fallen Firefighter Memorial April 21st, 2018
      04/16/18 - IAFF Local 1014
      Promotions
      04/16/18 - IAFF Local 21
      Congratulations to Firefighters Jeremy Coy Engine 20-A and Kate Heckaman Engine 22-B on their recent promotion to Captain.
      2018 Benefit Road Race and Walk
      04/15/18 - IAFF Local 1464
      Our Mother's Day Benefit Road Race and Walk is scheduled for Sunday May 13, 2018. Walk begins at 8:30 am. Kids 1k Fun Run at 9:00 am. The 5k race begins at 10:00 am. The race proceed will benefit the Dana Farber Cancer Institute.
      Local 772 Announces the passing of Lt. David Dow (Ret)
      04/15/18 - Professional Firefighters of Maine
      Local 772 sadly announces the passing of Lieutenant David Dow (retired). David passed away on April 13, 2018, from a long battle with brain cancer. A Firefighter's funeral has been requested by the family and local 772.
      Baton Rouge Firefighters win Pensacola Firefighter Challenge
      04/15/18 - PFFA
      Congrats to this group of firefighters representing Baton Rouge Firefighters Local 557 and the dept in the Pensacola firefighter challenge this weekend . They won the event , and set the new course record .
      Announcing the passing of Lt. David Dow (Ret.)
      04/15/18 - IAFF Local 772
      It is with great sadness that IAFF Local 772 announces the passing of Lt. David Dow (Ret.) after a long and courageous battle with brain cancer.
      Cottontail Vehicle Fire
      04/14/18 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2164
      At around 11:30 April 10th, Local 2164 members from Station 41 extinguished this diesel pick up truck fire on Cottontail Lane before it could spread to the dry grass. No one was injured and the cause is under investigation. http://www.southmetro.
      June 2, 2018: MDA Muscle Walk
      04/14/18 - UPFFA
      The Muscular Dystrophy Association will be having its annual Muscle Walk on June 2nd at Rentschler Field in East Hartford. Matt Abdifar, of New Britain Local 992 has created a Muscle Walk Team named, IAFF Fire Fighters.
      Retiree's Get Together
      04/14/18 - IAFF Somerville Fire Local 76
      The next retiree' get together will be held Wednesday, May 9th at the Dante Club on Craigie St from 9 am until noon. Coffee and donuts provided. If any retirement paperwork needs to be notarized, there will be a notary in attendance.
      Demopolis News Release
      04/14/18 - IAFF 14th District
      The city of Demopolis AL is playing politics with public safety. By having as few as 2 fire fighters on each fire truck, the city is ignoring nationally accepted science and studies that prove a minimum of 4 fire fighters per truck is the most efficient and safe way for fire fighters to protect their community.
      Louisiana Firefighter Appreciation Day
      04/13/18 - PFFA
      L0293 Family Picnic
      04/13/18 - Erie Firefighters Local 293
      Quebec St. Haz-Mat
      04/13/18 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2164
      At 1:45 p.m. on Thursday April 12th, Local 2164 members responded to a hazardous materials incident at 5340 S. Quebec Street in Greenwood Village. 3 Employees in one of the offices experienced eye and throat irritation after being exposed to an unknown powder and they dialed 911. 13 units responded to the scene including the SMFR Haz-Mat and Decontamination apparatus.
      Molle Retirement
      04/13/18 - IAFF Local 1264
      Hey All, Just a reminder that we have Tim Molle’s retirement party coming up on the 21st of April from 7 to 11pm at O’Malley’s.  Please pass the word to any retirees you run into.  We have passed out envelopes at all the stations and have set up a go fund me if that is easier.   https://www.gofundme.
      Notice of Election of Delegates
      04/12/18 - IAFF Local 1403
      On April 24th from 2000 to 2020 we will be taking nominations for Delegates and Alternates to The 74th Annual Florida Professional Firefighter Convention in Naples FL.
      Luzerne Co. L0840 Pig Roast Fundraiser
      04/12/18 - Pennsylvania Professional Fire Fighters Association
      Luzerne County Professional Fie Fighters Local 840 will host a Pig Roast Saturday May 19, 2018 with the proceeds to offset the cost of the September Golf Tournament. This will be held at the Polish American Veterans (PAV) Pavilion 2 S. Oak St., Plains, PA 18705. Tickets are $30.00 in advance and $35.00 at the door.
      Child Safety Seats
      04/12/18 - Redmond Fire & Rescue
      Find out about upcoming clinic dates, Oregon Child Safety Seat Laws, and more.
      Outdoor Burning
      04/12/18 - Redmond Fire & Rescue
      Find out about general requirements, commercial burning, and more.
      Property Insurance (ISO)
      04/12/18 - Redmond Fire & Rescue
      Welcome Insurance Companies! We have developed the following tools to assist you with your questions regarding protection classifications and requesting fire reports when needed.  We hope you will find this page helpful.
      Insurance
      04/12/18 - Redmond Fire & Rescue
      Welcome Insurance Companies! We have developed the following tools to assist you with your questions regarding protection classifications and requesting fire reports when needed.  We hope you will find this page helpful. Thank You.
      Outdoor Burning
      04/12/18 - Redmond Fire & Rescue
      Find out about General requirements, Commercial Burning and more.
      Child Safety Seats
      04/12/18 - Redmond Fire & Rescue
      Child Safety Seat Clinics  Clinic Date Changes Our May clinic is cancelled. Sisters/Camp Sherman will be holding a clinic on Friday, May 4th from 2:00pm - 4:00pm at 301 S Elm Street, Sisters. We have discontinued the second Wednesday clinics.
      Local 2403 Fundraiser
      04/12/18 - Colorado Professional Fire Fighters
      Join Adams County Professional Firefighters Local 2403 along with Bruz Beers on April 21st from 6pm -11pm for the tapping of SUPER STACHE FIREHOUSE IPA. Proceeds from beer sales and events go to assist the family of Firefighter Brett Anderson. A food truck will be on hand, along with Bruz Beers other craft beers. See attached flyer for more information. See you there.
      Arvada District Board Election
      04/12/18 - Arvada Professional Fire FIghters Association, IAFF Local 4056
      APFFA Support James Gagliano and Steve Smith for Arvada Fire District Board.
      SHOW SUPPORT FOR CFD HOCKEY IN THE HERO'S CUP
      04/11/18 - Cambridge Fire Fighters
      Brothers and Sisters, The Schedule for the 2018 BFit Hero's Cup Hockey Tournament is set. Cambridge Fire will be playing in Division B2, and we will be playing for Fraternal Order of Fire Fighter Military Veterans, Inc. There are various other Hero's Cup events throughout the weekend all being held at the New England Sports Center. So come on down and support us.
      PFD's newest LTs
      04/11/18 - IAFF Local 2647
      After the intense public discussion portion of the City Council meetings (unrelated topic), Jim Heath (Right) & Matt Risley (Center) were appointed by the City Council at the 4/10/18 Meeting as Pittsfield Fire's newest Lieutenants. Congratulations to both gentlemen on their well deserved promotions!
      SFPFF Confrence
      04/11/18 - Irving Professional Fire Fighters Association
      The 2018 SFPFF Conference will be held in San Antonio, TX and hosted by IAFF Local 624.  The Conference dates are Wednesday, April 11, 2018 thru Friday, April 13, 2018.
      Leary Talks at Darrow School
      04/11/18 - IAFF Local 2647
      Local 2647 President / Fire investigator Rob Leary visited Darrow School on Tuesday to talk about the scientific methodology of fire scene investigation.
      Mike Dennis Going Away Party
      04/10/18 - IAFF Local 1264
      Message from the family, to the family Finally, Mike Dennis is quitting.  His last shift for AFD St. 11 - B shift will be April 23rd.  Directly afterwards on the 24th of April at approx. 9:30 am we will be having a breakfast at the Peanut Farm.  His retirement party will be May 12th 6:00 pm at the Golden Lion Hotel, courtesy of Marvin Kneaper and Family.
      An open letter to Chief Osby and the members of Local 1014
      04/09/18 - IAFF Local 1014
      Cherry Creek Trail Brush Fire
      04/08/18 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2164
      At 2:16 p.m. on Sunday, April 8th multiple 911 callers reported a small vegetation fire burning along the Cherry Creek just south of the Cottonwood Bridge in Parker. The first member from Local 2164 arrived on scene 3 minutes later and discovered a fast moving grass fire spreading into the trees with no structures threatened.
      League School 5k
      04/08/18 - IAFF local 2464
      On April 7th Chief Tim Bailey, FF Dave Jenks, FF Colin Ryle & FF Jon McNamara ran the 5th Annual League School 5k to raise awareness & support for Autism. Lt. Peter Carter sold Walpole Fire Autism Awareness T-Shirts at the event as well with proceeds going to the ALEC. Information on the ALEC can be found at the link below: https://www.autismspeaks.
      Passing of Retired FF Richard Love
      04/08/18 - IAFF Local 739
      Passing of FF Richard Love Engine 8 - Retired The Officers and Members of Lynn Local 739 regret to announce the death of Firefighter Richard Love of Engine 8, Retired.  Arrangements: Visitation: Tuesday April 10, 2018, 10AM-12PM at Solimine Funeral Home, Broadway. Burial: Following visitation at Firefighter's Lot, Pine Grove Cemetery.
      48/96 Work Schedule and One Year Trial Vote
      04/07/18 - Medford Firefighters Local 1431
      At the April 3, 2018 union meeitng a motion was passed creating a ballot to approve or not approve moving to the 48/96 work schedule for a one year trial.  The Ballot will go live Monday April 9th at 0900 hours and will close April 23 at 1700 hours.
      Hazleton L0507 Designer Purse Bag Fundraiser
      04/07/18 - Pennsylvania Professional Fire Fighters Association
      Brothers and Sisters: Hazleton L0507 will hold their Designer Bag Bingo to benefit MDA on Sunday April 29, 2018. The location is Terrace Hall 601 S. Poplar St., Hazleton, PA 18201 Tickets are $25.00 in advance and $30.00 at the door. For more information see the attached flyer or J.T. Klein 570.233.1819 Jamie Galade 570.861.2670 Tami Martin 570.956.
      Meeting with Chief Liebold
      04/07/18 - Newport News Firefighter's Association
      FPF Legislative Wrap Up Report
      04/06/18 - IAFF 1826
      NLFD Takes Delivery of a new Engine
      04/06/18 - New London Fire Fighters
      The New London Fire Department took delivery of a new Ferrara engine this week. Engine 1 will be housed at fire HQ on Bank St.
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