Welcome to Kentucky Association of Fire Chiefs Website!  The KAFC is part of the Southeastern Division of the International Association of Fire Chiefs.

                                                                                     
Please continue your membership in the KAFC.  2017 dues are now payable.  You can pay online Here.  If you are a new member or need to update you information you can download the 2017 membership application here.  Retired Chiefs, please use the form here
 
 
 
 

OUR NEXT MEETING IS

TUESDAY AUGUST 29, 2017 at 3 pm

The next KY Fire Chiefs meeting will be at the 2017 Leadership Conference in Bowling Green KY. It will be on Tuesday August 29 at 3 pm. in Salon A of the Holiday Inn.  It's important that you attend this meeting, your input is critical to our organization. We will also be voting on one bylaw change. (see below for that information) 

 
 
 
 
 

2017 LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE

Registration now open

 

August 29-31, 2017

Bowling Green KY

Registration for the 2017 Leadership Conference is now open. You can sign up now and reserve your spot for the conference dedicated to you, the Fire Chief, Chief Officer and the officer on his way up.

 

Our featured speaker is 

Division Chief Thomas LaBelle

 

Tom has served in the fire service for just over 30 years. He currently is a Division Chief of Volunteer Services for Albemarle County Fire and Rescue (ACFR) in Central Virginia. ACFR has over 115 uniformed career members and 550 volunteers serving out of 14 stations.

Prior to moving to Virginia Tom served as the Executive Director of the New York Association of Fire Chiefs for 12 years.Tom also lived in North Greenbush New York where he was an Assistant Chief.

Tom serves on several national committees, writes for national trade magazines and websites and instructs on tactical and strategic fire ground operations.

 

CLICK HERE to register

 

Holiday Inn

Click the HI logo to book your room

Use EVENT CODE KF2 to get the 

conference rate.

 

If you have any questions please drop us an email CLICK HERE or give us a call 859.744.5902

 

 

 
 
Corporate and Sustaining membership form can be downloaded here
                          

IAFC 2nd Vice President Endorsement-  Chief Dan Eggleston

 

 

September 23. 2016

The Kentucky Association of Fire Chiefs is proud to announce our endorsement of Chief Dan Eggleston for 2nd Vice President of the IAFC. His leadership and experience will greatly enhance the already strong leadership team at the IAFC.

Daniel Castle

Executive Director

Kentucky Association of Fire Chiefs

 

 
 

Congratulations to our 2016 KAFC Fire Chiefs of the Year!

 

VFIS Volunteer Chief of the Year is Jimmy VanCleve of McLean County Central Fire Dist.

Chief VanCleve joined McLean County Central in 1997 and became chief in 2005. McLean Co. Central covers 103 sq miles and responds to over 500 calls a year. Since becoming chief, Jimmy has worked to update and modernize the departments  equipment. Most recently Jimmy worked with the other fire chiefs in the county and the Fiscal Court to pass an ordinance that puts Fire Dues in the property tax notices. He does this along with being the Area 3 Coordinator for Fire Rescue Training.

KLC Career Chief of the Year is Eddie Slone of Frankfort Fire & EMS

Chief Slone joined Frankfort Fire&EMS in 1994 and was promoted through the ranks until taking over as chief in 2013. His Deaprtment has 82 fulltime employees and responds to 7000 EMS and 1000 fire runs a year. Eddie was insturamental in Frankfort recieving a Class II ISO rating in 2014. He as also fostered a regional attitude, working with Georgetown Fire to create a joint training program. Along with that regional approach he is the president of the Central Kentucky Fire Chiefs Association.

 

 
 
 
 

 

 
Please continue your membership in the KAFC.  2017 dues are now payable.  You can pay online Here.  If you are a new member or need to update you information you can download the 2017 membership application here.  Retired Chiefs, please use the form here
 
 
 
 
Corporate and Sustaining membership form can be downloaded here

 
Position Statement 
“Turn Your Attention to Fire Prevention” 
The members of the Kentucky Association of Fire Chiefs feel it is vitally important to embrace every opportunity to prevent fires and civilian fire deaths. We fully support the initiative of the Alabama Association of Fire Chiefs known as “Turn Your Attention to Fire Prevention”. Furthermore, at the encouragement of the Alabama Association of Fire Chiefs and the Southeastern Association of Fire Chiefs, we adopt this initiative and will promote it and its intent to reduce civilian fire deaths in the Commonwealth of Kentucky. 
Adopted by the KAFC Executive Board on August 21st, 2015. 
Michael Morgan, President
 

 
  

 

 


    


     

Updated KAFC by-laws approved at the August 2014 meeting are now available by clicking here

 

New KAFC Logo

 

 


 

 

 

 

2015 Corporate Sponsors

 

 

 

 

 

Fire Service Bookstore

When puchasing Fire Service Books, please vist: (click on the banner)

A portion of each purchase benefits the KAFC

 Owned and operated by the Western Fire Chiefs Association, the Fire Service Bookstore is a not-for-profit entity that serves instructors and students by supplying the highest quality training materials available.

PHI Air Medical

The KAFC would like to welcome our newest Sustaining Member PMI Air Medical-  Thank you!

Sust. Mem. Republic FN

Republic First National is a 2015 Sustaining Member-  Thank you Republic First National!

sust.member CSUtest.com

CSUtest.com is a sustaining member of the KAFC.  Thank you CSUtest.com

Sustaining Mem. Provident

2015 Sustaining Member Provident Benefits.  Thank you Provident!

Sustaining Member VFIS

VFIS Kentucky is a 2015 KAFC Sustaining Member-  Thank you VFIS!

 

 

Sustaining Member- KLC

KLC insurance Services is a 2015 Sustaining Member- 

Thank you KLC

Contact Information
Kentucky Association of Fire Chiefs
722 Terry Drive
Winchester KY 40391
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