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Final 2015 House Bills of Interest that passed

Final Passed House Bills of Interest House Bill No. 5315 Sub A    SUPPORT    BY Gallison, Fogarty, Marshall, Winfield, Costantino ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO LABOR AND LABOR RELATIONS – FAIR EMPLOYMENT PRACTICES (Prohibits an employer from terminating an employee for failing to report to regularly scheduled work when employee is responding to an emergency […]

Senate bills of interest as of 7/25/18

Senate Bills of interest   Senate Bill No. 2060 BY  Lombardi, Miller, McCaffrey, Lynch Prata, Gallo ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO TOWNS AND CITIES – PAYMENTS TO FIRE COMPANIES (Provides for an appropriation of state funds to cities and towns who are members of the Narragansett Bay marine task force (NBMTF) for the maintenance of boats providing services to […]

RIAFC 2018 Monthly meetings

January 28, 2018 – Old Theater Diner February 22, 2018 – TBA March 22, 2018 – TBA April 19, 2018 – Bristol F.D. Clam Boil (night meeting) May 24, 2018 –TBA June 28, 2018 – TBA July 26, 2018 – TBA August TBA, 2018 – Clambake (Ballards Block Island) September 27, 2018 – Richmond CC (Mini Vendor Show) […]

Honor Flight Board

Chief George Farrell, ret. – Chairman Asst. Chief Brian Jackvony – Vice Chairman Chief Kenneth Finlay – Board member Chief David Sayles, ret. – Board member Chief Timothy McLaughlin – Board member Asst. Chief James McLaughlin – Board member Wayne Moore – Board member Julie Latessa – Board member Asst. Chief Steve Hay, ret. – […]

RIAFC Foundation Board

Chief George Farrell, ret. – President Deputy Chief Timothy Walsh – Vice President Kimberly Dawson – Secretary Chief Stuart Pearson – Director Representative through 2015 Chief Kenneth Finlay – Director Representative through 2016 Chief Robert Bradley – Director Representative through 2017 Chief Michael Frink – RIAFC President 2015 Asst. Chief William Giannini, ret. – RIAFC […]

RIAFC Executive Board

Chief Frank Brown – President Chief Joseph Baris – 1st Vice President Chief Oscar Elmasian- 2nd Vice President Chief Michael Cranson – Director Chief Scott Partington – Director Chief James McLaughlin – Director Asst. Chief William Giannini, ret. – Treasurer Chief Richard Susi, ret. – Secretary/Executive Director 401-692-0795 rifirechiefs@gmail.com Chief Richard Petrin – Immediate Past […]

RIAFC Retention & Recruitment Workshop

Retention & Recruitment Workshop April 11-12, 2015 Bristol, Rhode Island Sponsored by RIAFC’s SAFER Grant You are invited to attend this FREE Retention and Recruitment Workshop led by nationally recognized instructors, Chief Greg Render and Chief Dan Eggleston. This course is designed to facilitate open discussion about the local Volunteer Firefighter retention and recruitment challenges. […]

RIAFC Installation of Officers

The Rhode Island Association of Fire Chiefs and the RIAFC Foundation held their annual installation of officers banquet recently at the Haversham House in Westerly. Each board was installed by Chief Fred Stanley who was also honored for reaching the amazing milestone of 50 years as a fire chief. Chief Stanley was named the first […]

Five Alarm Leadership seminar

Over 140 firefighters and officers were treated to a great day of training with Chiefs Rick Lasky and John Salka on Saturday, January 10th. Thanks to all who participated with a special thank you to our dynamic instructors. Great day!       Lasky Video  Click Here