Thank you to our members, vendors and sponsors for attending the 63rd Annual Conference!

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The Illinois Fire Chiefs Educational & Research Foundation is a not-for-profit 501 (C) (3) charitable organization to benefit the Illinois Fire and EMS organizations. The Foundation Board of Directors is entrusted with the oversight of private fund raising while offering educational programs and courses. The Foundation also awards and manages educational scholarships, grants, and special projects. Please visit our page to view the many services that we provide.

 

2015 Illinois Fire Chiefs Educational & Research Foundation 

Scholarship Program is now Open!

Deadline for Submission is March 13, 2015

Click Here For The -  2015 Scholarship Application
 
Illinois Fire Chiefs Association
Announces the 
2015 Fire Chief of the Year Award 
 Deadline for Filing is March 13, 2015
 2015 IFCA Fire Chief Of The Year Nomination Form 

  Illinois Fire Chiefs' Foundation
and the
Office of the State Fire Marshal 
 
 
present
Senior Officer Development
for the 
Twenty-First Century
Watch for Future Seminars Here!

Illinois Fire Inspector Association

1st Annual Joint Spring Conference

The Illinois Fire Inspector Association invites you to attend our 1st Annual Joint Spring Conference. This conference will include education classes for both Codes & Standards and Fire & Life Safety.  Read More: 2015 IFIA Conference

ILLINOIS FIRE CHIEFS
ASSOCIATION

Registration is now open for the 
2015 Spring Sessions
of the
“BE PREPARED FOR PROMOTION & LEADERSHIP”
TRAINING WORKSHOPS

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IFCA Educational & Research Foundation Fire Officer Courses

Registration is now open for the 2014& 2015 Fire Officer I & II Certification Courses

Please note the following courses are full due to maximum enrollment:
Leadership II – February 16-20, 2015
Leadership III - February 2015 and Leadership IV - March 2015

Read More and to view Registration Package


IFCA Seeks Conference Program Coordinator

The IFCA Conference Committee is looking for enthusiastic and energetic chief officer(s) to serve on the committee as Program Coordinator(s). Work includes researching, contacting and scheduling speakers for program presentations at the annual conference. Outgoing Program Coordinator will work closely with selected individual(s) to share all materials and answer any questions to assist the new Coordinator in a smooth transition.

Interested individuals should submit their names and a brief resume of their qualifications to:  Execdir@illinoisfirechiefs.org.


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