IAFC Election

Voting is April 27- June 8. If you haven’t yet received your login credentials, contact the elections company and enter the email address that’s on file with your IAFC member record.

Candidates were given the opportunity to answer member questions.

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Chief Dan Eggleston

Chief Dan Eggleston
Albemarle County Dept. of Fire Rescue (Va.)

Candidate's Profile

Currently the Fire Rescue Chief at the Albemarle County Department of Fire Rescue in Albemarle County Virginia, Chief Dan Eggleston is a visionary leader with a proven track record of getting things done.

Throughout his career, Chief Eggleston has been an active fire service leader at the state, regional, and national level. He has served as a Volunteer and Combination Officers Section (VCOS) Board member since 2008 and an IAFC Board member since 2013. Chief Eggleston is focused on fire fighter safety and is an active participant with the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation and Firefighter Cancer Support Network. He shares his experience and wisdom by teaching and lecturing on fire service leadership throughout the United States and Canada.

A man who values lifelong learning, Chief Eggleston has experienced some of the best programs the Fire & EMS profession has to offer. He is a graduate of the Executive Fire Officer program at the National Fire Academy, Emmitsburg, MD; a Harvard Fellow from the Senior Executive in Local and State Government at the John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University; a graduate of the Senior Executive Institute at the University of Virginia; and earned his master’s in Disaster Science from the University of Richmond in Richmond, VA.

In 2016, Chief Eggleston was selected as the IAFC Career Chief of the Year for his accomplishments, dedication, and positive impact on the fire service profession.

Candidate's Platform

  • Enhance efforts to reduce the number of preventable fire fighter line of duty deaths and injuries.
  • Focus on diversity and inclusion in the fire service.
  • Enrich professional development programs to reach and advance all fire service leaders.
  • Partner with fire service stakeholders to advance beneficial legislation at the local, regional, and national level.
  • Remain focused on providing value as a member driven organization.

For additional information: Eggleston4iafc.com

Chief Larry Few

Chief Larry Few
Fulton County Fire Rescue (Ga.)

Candidate's Profile

Larry Few is a fire professional with an extensive background that spans over thirty-five (35) years of experience in the fire service industry and public safety. He holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Management from Shorter University and an Associate Degree in Fire Science Technology from Georgia Perimeter College. Chief Few is a certified Executive Manager awarded through the Georgia Public Safety Training Center, a certified Manager awarded through the Georgia Public Safety Training Center and also holds the designation of Chief Fire Officer from the Commission on Professional Credentialing and is a Member of The Institution of Fire Engineers, awarded the status of MIFireE.

As a Fire Executive, he is recognized for his ability as an Executive Manager that promotes team-work with the ability to effectively plan, organize and implement activities in order to establish a cooperative and results oriented work environment. In 2014, Chief Few was elected to serve as President of the Metropolitan Association of Fire Chiefs. Currently, he serves as a member of Labor Management Alliance and is a Director with the National Fire Heritage Center.

Candidate's Platform

There are many critical issues facing the fire service. Below is a sample of topics that I will promote on your behalf:

  • Firefighter Health and Safety to include presumptive cancer and behavioral health legislation.
  • American Fire Grants and SAFER funding.
  • NFPA codes and standards that affect the fire service.
  • Promoting positive relations between the IAFC and the IAFF.
  • Continuance of the active advocacy of fire-based EMS.
  • Active advocacy for the National Fire Academy, the United States Fire Administration, the Federal Emergency Management Agency, and the United States Department of Homeland Security.
  • Proactive representation with the Federal Government and partner agencies/associations concerning issues of active shooter incidents, civil unrest, and terrorism including federal funding.

I am a strong believer in servant leadership and I desire to serve you as the Second (2nd) Vice President of the IAFC. I would appreciate your support and your vote.

For additional information: chieflarryfew.wix.com/mysite