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Senate Resolution 6 Final Report Released

On April 26, 2017, Senate Resolution 6 was oficially adopted, establishing a 39 member commission comprised of major fire and EMS organizations and leaders from throughout the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. The committee began meeting in January 2018. The commission was to study the crisis affecting the fire and EMS services in Pennsylvania, and to develop legislation to provide direct and indirect assistance for improving the delivery of emergency services in the Commonwealth. Several members of the Pennsylvania Career Fire Chiefs Association served on the commission.

In November of 2018, the final repoort of the Senate Resolution 6 Commission was released, which included 27 recommendatons to the legislature. The final repoort can be accessed by clicking here.

 



 

PACFCA In Washington, D.C.

Chiefs in DCMembers of the Pennsylvania Career Fire Chiefs Association were in Washington D.C. in April 2018 lobbying for a better fire service.

 
 



 

PACFCA President Named Grand Marshal

Wilkes-Barre Fire Chief Jay Delaney, who currently serves as President of the Pennsylvania Career Fire Chiefs Association, was named as Grand Marshal of the Wilkes-Barre Saint Patrick's Day parade Monday. Mayor Tony George Monday named Delaney to lead the 38th annual parade set to step off at 2 p.m. on March 11 in downtown Wilkes-Barre.

During a brief press conference at City Hall, Delaney said he was thankful for being given this opportunity by the mayor when anyone in the audience made up of members of the administration was capable of filling the role. He traced his ancestry to County Roscommon in Ireland on the Delaney side. His grandparents, the Killians and O'Malleys, hailed from County Mayo, he said.

Related:

Times Leader - Wilkes-Barre Fire Chief Jay Delaney named grand marshal of St. Patrick's Day Parade

 



 

Upper Merion Township Seeks Chief of Fire and Emergency Medical Services Applicants

Upper Merion Township, in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania is actively seeking applicants for the position of Chief of Fire and Emergency Medical Services. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Download the job announcement here.

 



 

Borough of Chambersburg Seeks Assistant Emergency Services Chief Applicants

The Borough of Chambersburg, Pennsylvania is actively seeking applicants for the position of Assistant Emergency Services Chief. The Borough of Chambersburg is looking to appoint a full-time Assistant Emergency Services Chief to fill a vacant position due to the retirement of Chief Butch Loenhard, and the promotion of Dustin Ulrich to the position of Emergency Services Chief.

Applications will be accepted until 5 PM on Friday, March 2, 2018. Download the job announcement here.

 



 

PA Career Fire Chiefs at State Senate Committee on Fire and EMS

Senate Committee meeting Members of the Pennsylvania Career Fire Chiefs Association are serving on the State Senate Committee with Fire/EMS Leaders from across the Commonwealth.

Pictured are City of Easton Fire Chief John Bast, center, First Vice President of the Pennsylvania Career Fire Chiefs Assiciation, and City of Wilkes-Barre Fire Chief Jay Delaney, right, President of the Pennsylvania Career Fire Chiefs Association, at the PA State Senate Committee meeting at PEMA headquarters on January 9, 2018.

Easton Fire Chief John Bast will be Co-Chairing the Training & Operations Committee with Beau Crowding of Chester County.

Related:

Republican Herald - Pa. House selects Girardville fire chief for joint state commission

 



 

Butler Township Seeks Fire Marshal Applicants

Butler Township is accepting applications for a full time Fire Marshal. The Fire Marshall performs a variety of administrative and technical work related to both the coordination of the three volunteer fire companies, as well as code enforcement activities associated with but not limited to the Township's Fire Code and related Building Codes and Zoning Ordinance. Butler Township is looking to appoint a full-time Fire Marshal to replace Larry Christy, who has announced his retirement.

Download the job announcement here. The complete job description is available at www.butlertwp.org.

 



 

City of Lancaster Seeks Fire Chief Applicants

The City of Lancaster, Pennsylvania is actively seeking applicants for the position of Fire Chief. The City of Lancaster is looking to appoint a full-time Fire Chief to replace Chief Timothy Gregg, past President of the Pennsylvania Career Fire Chiefs Association, who recently retired.

Applications will be accepted until 5 PM on Friday, February 2, 2018. Download the job announcement here.

 



 

PA Career Fire Chiefs Elect Officers in Erie

PA Career Fire Chiefs in Erie

The October 2017 meeting of the Pennsylvania Career Fire Chiefs Association was held in Erie in conjunction with the Pennsylvania Municipal League's 118th Annual Summit.

Elections

One portion of the business at the meeting in Erie was the election of new officers to serve the association. The following members were elected to serve two-year terms for the association:

President Chief Jay Delaney
Wilkes-Barre
First Vice-President Chief John Bast
Easton
Second Vice-President Chief Rick Kane
Manheim Township
Secretary Deputy Chief Chad Deardorff
York
Treasurer Chief David Michaels
York

The newly elected officers will assume their duties on January 1, 2018. Our sincere appreciation to Chief Timothy Gregg of Lancaster, who will complete his two terms as President of the association at the conclusion of 2017.

 
Related:

YourErie.com - Fire Chiefs from around the state meet in Erie
Times Leader - Wilkes-Barre's Delaney to lead Pa. Career Fire Chiefs Association
The Citizens' Voice - City fire chief takes top state post
Lehigh Valley Live - Easton fire chief elected to post with state group

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