IAFC Election


IAFC Elections Manual 2018 Election FAQs

Voting Eligibility

Voting rights for the IAFC general election are reserved for regular, departmental and life members only. Associate, basic and affiliate members are not eligible to vote for seats on the IAFC board. 

Current members must be paid through at least March 31, 2018 to ensure receipt of voting credentials when the election opens in May. 

New members must join by May 25, 2018 to qualify. 

If you have any questions, please contact membership@IAFC.org

Voting opens to eligible IAFC members on May 10, 2018 and will run through June 24, 2018. Final results will be announced on June 26, 2018.

Candidates for President


Chief Gary Curmode
Eisenhower Tunnel/C-DOT (Colorado) Fire Department 

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Chief Dan Eggleston
Albemarle County (Virginia) Fire and Rescue

For additional information: Eggleston4IAFC.com

Candidates for 1st Vice President

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Chief Gary Ludwig
Champaign (Illinois) Fire Department 

For additional information: ChiefGaryLudwig.com

Candidates for 2nd Vice President

Chief Drozd

Chief Otto Drozd
Orange County (Florida) Fire and Rescue 

For additional information: ChiefOttoDrozd.com

Chief Moore

Chief Jeremy Moore
Broken Arrow (Oklahoma) Fire Department 

For additional information: JeremyKMoore.com

Chief O'Brian

Chief Michael O'Brian
Brighton Area (Michigan) Fire Authority 

For additional information: ChiefOBrian.com

Chief Piland

Chief Mark Piland
Frisco (Texas) Fire Department

For additional information: MarkPiland4IAFC.com

Chief Trauernicht

Chief Nathan Trauernicht
UC Davis (California) Fire Department 

For additional information: ChiefT4IAFC.com

Chief Welch

Chief Porter (Chip) Welch
Scioto Township (Ohio) Fire Department 

For additional information: ChipWelch.com