Fairfax, Va. - The unofficial results of the IAFC election have been returned; they show that Chief Tom Jenkins, Rogers (Ark.) Fire Department, has received the majority of IAFC members' votes and will become the IAFC's second vice president in August at Fire-Rescue International 2015 in Atlanta.
"I'd like to commend both Chief Ford and Chief Jenkins for offering their candidacies to help lead our great organization and running professional campaigns for this important office," said Chief G. Keith Bryant, IAFC president and chairman of the board. "I truly appreciate their willingness to serve the IAFC."
The following were uncontested elections:
- Chief Rhoda Mae Kerr, Austin (Texas) Fire Department, for IAFC president
- Chief John D. Sinclair, Kittitas Valley (Wash.) Fire & Rescue, for IAFC first vice president
In addition, IAFC voters approved all five proposed changes to the IAFC Constitution and Bylaws.
To learn more about the IAFC's current leadership, visit the IAFC’s Board of Directors webpage.
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