Board of Directors

Executive Committee

Chief Charles Flynn
NE Division - term thru 2023
Suffield (CT) Fire Department

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

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

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

At-Large Board Members

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

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

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

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.

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

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

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

Staff Liaison

Kevin McGee

Section Documents

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