Building the Leader Within

Integrity, passion, being able to make sound decisions. These are the qualities of a good leader. Watch our short "Building the Leader Within" video and hear more from various officers in the fire service. Then click your officer rank below and check out all the resources to find what you need.

Chiefs

Chief Officers

Company Officers

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Chiefs

Chart a new path.mbrship_300x250_RedBTLW_Chief

You're at the top. It's now time to take action and set your course. The IAFC connects you with fellow chiefs for inspiration, ideas and support.

Professional Development
Resources
Collaboration
Membership for Chiefs
  • You're eligible for full (regular) membership. Join today!
  • If you serve a community of less than 10,000, your department is eligible for a departmental membership.

 

Chief Officers

Keep all those balls in the air.mbrship_300x250_BlueBTLW_ChiefOfficer

You have the challenge of juggling the day-to-day while focusing on the overall operations and well-being of your crew. Let the IAFC provide the guidance and support you need.

Education
Resources
  • Policies, SOPs, SOGs and MOUs on topics like code inspection and enforcement, accreditation, sharing equipment with a neighboring district and using personally-owned vehicles
  • Webinars, videos and articles offering quick perspectives on collective bargaining, using fire dynamics research, crew recognition and unmanned aerial systems
  • Research on topics such as firefighter health and structural collapse fire tests
Collaboration
Membership for Chief Officers
  • You're eligible for full (regular) membership. Join today!
  • If you have 2  (crossed) or 3 bugles, you're also eligible for basic membership starting at $100.
  • If you serve a community of less than 10,000, your department is eligible for a departmental membership.

 

Company Officers

Front-line leadership.mbrship_300x250_YellowBTLWCoOfficer

Making that transition from buddy to boss is a challenge and opportunity. We're committed to building leaders at all levels. That starts with you, the company officer.

Education
Resources
Collaboration
Membership for Company Officers
  • Annual dues are just $95 and include division membership. Join today!