The Association of Fire Districts of the State of New York, a not-for-profit corporation, works to improve the fiscal responsibility, efficiency and effectiveness of the fire district management through education, training and advocacy for commissioners and other fire district officials in the 57 counties outside of the City of New York.

Central Region Fire District Association hosts "Regional Training"

Central Region Fire Districts Association recently hosted a "Regional Training" at the Belgium Cold Springs Fire District.  The training seminar was attended by 62 fire district officials representing 23 fire districts in the area.  Joe Frank, AFDSNY Attorney, presented programs about the new Sexual Harassment Policies and Training, and led an informative discussion concerning the new cancer insurance coverage.  David Denniston, Region 4 AFDSNY Director and Amy Speach, Belgium Cold Springs District Secretary, presented a newly prepared program highlighting duties of Commissioners and Secretaries and the need to understand the duties, responsibilities, and interaction of these positions.  
You can experience similar training in your region.  Contact Cathy DeLuca at cdeluca@afdsny.org and she will start the process.