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      SAVE THE DATE


      2020 SFPFF Conference will be held
      April 20-23, 2020 in Charlotte, NC


      November 23, 2019

      All Southern Federation of Fire Fighters 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 Charlotte, NC this coming April. It is our hope you will be able to attend the conference.

      Southern Federation of Professional Fire Fighters Annual Conference April 20-23, 2020

      To help you plan your travel, details of events will be placed on our website at www.sfpff.org as they are finalized.  The SFPFF will hold our annual Conference on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday, April 20-23, 2020. This conference will be hosted by the Charlotte Fire Fighters Association Local 660. When the hotel arrangements are finalized, the room block information will be announced.

      If you have any questions, please contact SFPFF Secretary/Treasurer Barry Byers directly at 615. 739.4928 or via email at barrybyers@iaff140.org.

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

      In solidarity,

      Barry Byers

      Secretary/Treasurer SFPFF


      Download 2020 Membership Form


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