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Be it resolved that the Board of Directors of the Austin Area Urban League, by unanimous vote, Hereby endorse Chief Rhoda Mae Kerr for 2nd Vice President of the International Association of Fire Chiefs.

Austin Area Urban LeagueAustin Area Urban League

Chief Kerr demonstrates the type of leadership abilities that IAFC is seeking for their Board of Directors positions and she has many great ideas, concepts, and goals as to how IAFC can further expand their membership, grow, and prepare for the future.

Chris Barron, Executive DirectorState Firemen's and Fire Marshals' Association of Texas

I have confidence in Chief Kerr’s ability to manage her responsibilities to both the City of Austin and the International Association of Fire Chiefs.

Michael C. McDonaldDeputy City ManagerCity of Austin
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Local Supporters

    • Sherri Fleming, County Executive for Health and Human Services Organization: Travis County HHSVS
    • Michael C. McDonald,Deputy City Manager, City of Austin
    • Mike Martinez, Council Member, Austin City Council
    • Maven Marketing Solutions, LLC

IAFC Divisions

      • Eastern Division, IAFC
      • Great Lakes Division, IAFC
      • Missouri Valley Division, IAFC
      • Southeastern Division, IAFC
      • Southwestern Division, IAFC
      • Western Division, IAFC
      • Canadian Division, IAFC
 

IAFC Members

      • Safety, Health, and Survival Section, IAFC
      • Gary L. Aleshire, Jr., Assistant Fire Chief (ret.),Former President IAFC Western Division
      • Gary Ludwig,  Deputy Fire Chief Memphis Fire Department,Former Chair of the EMS Section for IAFC
 

Former IAFC Presidents

    • 2011 Albert H. Gillespie
    • 2010 Jack Parow
    • 2009 Jeffrey D. Johnson
    • 2008 Larry J. Grorud
    • 2007 Steven P. Westerman
    • 2006 James B. Harmes
    • 2005 William D. Killen
    • 2004 Robert A. Dipoli
    • 2001 John M. Buckman III
    • 1999 Luther L. Fincher, Jr
    • 1998 Richard "Smokey" Dyer
    • 1997 Richard A. Marinucci
    • 1996 R.David Paulison
    • 1995 Lamont Ewell
    • 1991 James Halsey
    • 1988 Ronny J. Coleman

    Individual Supporters

        • Michael Hemby, Team Lead, Capital Area Incident Management Team
        • Larry Few, Vice President, Metropolitan Fire Chiefs Association
        • Ron Moellenburg, President, Capital Area Fire Chiefs Association
        • Chris Barron, Executive Director, State Firemen's and Fire Marshals' Association of Texas
        • Jerry Bower, Fire Chief (Ret.), Former Director, IAFC Southwestern Div.
        • James B. Harmes,EFO/CFO, Grand Blanc Fire Department
        • Mike ChiaramonteChief (Ret),  Lynbrook Fire Department
        • Gary L. Aleshire, Jr., Assistant Fire Chief (Ret.), Former President, IAFC Western Division
        • Gary Ludwig,  Deputy Fire Chief Memphis Fire Department, Former Chair of the EMS Section for IAFC
        • Fred C. Windisch, EFO, CFO, Fire Chief, Ponderosa Fire Department