• September 2017
    A catalyst is a driving force behind transforming one product into a more usable, valuable one. Without it, no change can take place. In leadership, how does a catalyst become the driving force behind change? read more
  • September 2017
    A catalyst is a driving force behind transforming one product into a more usable, valuable one. Without it, no change can take place. In leadership, how does a catalyst become the driving force behind change? read more
  • September 2017
    Our obligation as fire chiefs is to do everything we can to develop, encourage and support future leaders. read more
  • September 2017
    Many chief officers have prepared for and experienced many types of fireground situations. Countless lives have been saved based on quick, decisive actions. How do these processes transfer to administrative decisions these same officers must make? read more

About IAFC On Scene

IAFC On Scene is the official newsletter of the International Association of Fire Chiefs. Its readers represent a who's-who of fire and emergency service leaders. On Scene delivers to IAFC members:

  • Critical information to help chiefs and chief officers make timely and appropriate decisions
  • New ideas and solutions for addressing critical issues  
  • Developments within the federal government and their effects on the fire service
  • News about grants and other funding opportunities
  • Best practices in leadership training and development

On Scene is published electronically 21 times a year, distributed to members by email.

In addition, the best articles from the electronic editions are published in print nine times a year, distributed to IAFC members by postal mail.

Recent Issues

August 17, 2017
Developing the Next Generation of Leaders

August 4, 2017
Leadership Development

July 18, 2017
What Does Your Department Need?

July 1, 2017
How's Your Department's Image?

June 16, 2017
Safety & Health: Bullying in the Firehouse

June 2, 2017
Safety and Health: Fit for RIT?

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