Emergency Vehicle Management

The purpose of the Emergency Vehicle Management Section (formerly Apparatus Maintenance Section) of the IAFC is to provide a forum for members of the association, both regular and associate, who share a common interest and concern with emergency vehicles and equipment. Specific interests of the section include but are not limited to:

2023 EVMS Election

The EVMS Board consists of eight members representing each IAFC Division, a Federal-Military representative and one at-large member for a total of ten members. The three (3) 2023 open board positions are:

  • Missouri Valley Division – Unopposed – no ballot
  • Southeastern Division – Two candidates for ballot
  • Western Division – Vacant – no ballot

Meet the candidates

If you have any questions, please contact: Chief Ed Rice, Nomination Committee Chair at edward.rice@dc.gov or Kevin McGee at kmcgee@iafc.org.

Section Documents

EVMS Bylaws (pdf)

Board Meeting Minutes

All files are PDFs unless otherwise noted.

Annual Section Meeting Minutes

All files are PDFs unless otherwise noted.

EVMS Board

Great Lakes Division Representative (2024)
Scott Souders - Chair
Fire & EMS Chief
Green Township Fire & EMS

Missouri Valley Division Representative (2023)
Kevin McCaw
Assistant Fire Chief
Lee’s Summit Fire Department

Federal - Military Representative (2024)
John McDonald - Treasurer
Federal - Military Representative

Western Division Representative (2023)

Southwestern Division Representative (2024)
Harold W. McDonald B.A.A.S.
Fleet Operations Command
Houston Fire Department

At-Large Division Representative (2024)
David Dock
Division Chief (Ret.)

Eastern Division Representative (2025)
Edward C. Rice
Deputy Fire Chief Apparatus Division
D.C. Fire & EMS Department

New England Division Representative (2025)

Canadian Division Representative (2025)
Phil Thorburn
Deputy Fire Chief
Burlington Fire Department

Southeastern Division Representative (2023)
Jason Shivers
Division Chief, Technical Services
Forsyth County Fire Department

Staff Liaison
Kevin McGee

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