Board of Directors

Executive Committee


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

Vice Chair
Chief Rich Cowger
WE Division - term through 2022
Columbus (Montana) Fire Rescue

Chief Fred Windisch, CFO, EFO
SW Division – term thru 2022
Ponderosa (Texas) Fire Department

International Director
Chief Jason Catrambone
MV Division - term thru 2022
Williston (North Dakota) Fire Department

At-Large Board Members

Chief Norvin Collins, MS, EFO
WE Division - term thru 2022
San Juan Island (Washington) Fire District

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

Chief Kevin Hardwick
GL Division - term thru 2023
Glendale (Ohio) Fire Department

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

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

Chief Al Yancey, Jr.
GL Division - term thru 2024
Minooka (Illinois) 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)