The Western Michigan Association of Fire Chiefs is dedicated to serving the fire officers and departments of Western Michigan. The WMAFC has been in existence since 1947. During that time we have earned a reputation as an organization that is forward thinking, available to its members, and aggressive in its efforts to support the fire service. The approximate boundaries for the WMAFC follow US-10 from Ludington to US-127 and south on US-127 to the Indiana line. Anyone may belong to any of the various regional associations.
|Meetings||Membership meetings are held throughout the region. Executive Board meetings are open to all members.|
|Committees||WMAFC has an active list of committees that include members. These committees provide those with less time an opportunity to be active.|
|Education||Informative educational opportunities in conjunction with each meeting. Fire Chief 101 - The Strategy and Tactics of Administration.|
|Networking||Our meetings and social activities provide an excellent opportunity to meet the “movers and shakers” in Michigan’s fire service.|
|Legislation||The WMAFC have been active in the development and sponsorship of fire service legislation in Michigan as well as on a national level.The WMAFC sponsors an annual meeting with the legislators. This meeting provides the Legislators an opportunity to address issues that concern the members of the fire service.|
|Advocacy||The WMAFC may represent the fire service on occasions when local governments need assistance in conjunction with fire department problems.|
Membership dues shall be collected on a yearly basis at the following rates.
|Active Membership $40||Associate Membership $40||Sustaining Membership $150|