COS Election

2023 Election Information

The Company Officers Section election will include four board member at-large seats, set to expire at FRI 2026

Eligibility Requirements

Members of the section’s board of directors must be current section and IAFC members at the time of their candidacy and, if elected, must maintain IAFC and section membership for the duration of their term. Board member duties and qualifications can be found in the Section Bylaws, Article 5, Section 4.

Submissions Due Wednesday, March 15.

Any COS member who wishes to be considered for nomination must email the following information to Chief Demond Simmons, COS Elections Committee Chair, and cc IAFC Staff Liaison, Brittany Bowman by 11:59 PM, Wednesday, March 15, 2023.

  • Name
  • Employer and position within the organization
  • Biography/Platform (300 word maximum)
  • Photo

Your information must be in Word format. You are welcome to include a link to a personal web page providing further information. It will not count against the word count of your biography.   

Voting for the COS elections begins May 16 for four at-large director seats. The elected at-large directors will serve three-year terms, beginning at FRI 2023 in Kansas City, MO.

The 2023 COS election will be run exclusively online; the voting period opens on May 16 and ends June 20. Additional details on how you will receive your ballot will be posted closer to the start of the election.

For general election questions, email or phone 703-273-0911.

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