Board of Directors

Executive Committee

Chuck Flynn

Deputy Chief Charles Flynn
NE Division - term thru 2023
East Granby (CT) Fire Department

Rich Cowger

Vice Chair
Chief Rich Cowger
WE Division - term through 2025
Columbus (MT) Fire Rescue

Fred Windisch

Chief Fred Windisch, CFO, EFO
SW Division – term thru 2025
Ponderosa (TX) Fire Department

 Jason Catrambone

International Director
Chief Jason Catrambone
MV Division - term thru 2025
Escambia County (FL) Fire & Rescue

At-Large Board Members

Chief Shawn Stokes

Chief Shawn Stokes
SE Division - term thru 2025
Dunn Loring Volunteer Fire & Rescue Department (VA)

Chief Jim Cook

Chief Jim Cook
SE Division - term thru 2023
Loudoun County (VA) Combined Fire and Rescue System

Chief (ret.) Kevin Hardwick

Chief (ret.) Kevin Hardwick
GL Division - term thru 2023
Glendale (OH) Fire Department

Brita Horn

Chief Brita Horn
MV Division - term thru 2024
Rock Creek (CO) Volunteer Fire Department


Assistant Chief Paul Sterling, Jr.
EA Division - term thru 2024
Milville (DE) Volunteer Fire Company, Inc.

 Al Yancey, Jr.

Chief Al Yancey, Jr.
GL Division - term thru 2024
Minooka (IL) Fire Protection District

*Chair Emeritus
Chief Timothy S. Wall, North Farms (CT) Volunteer Fire Department

**Secretary/Treasurer Emeritus
Chief Fire Marshal Robert T. Bettenhausen (Ret.), (IL) Tinley Park

Staff Liaison

Kevin McGee

Section Documents

VCOS By-Laws (PDF)
Strategic Plan (PDF)
20th Anniversary Publication (PDF)