Ontario Association of Fire Chiefs Announces Their 2021 Executive Committee and Board of Directors
 

News release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

November 19, 2020
Contact:
Michelle O’Hara, Executive Director
Ontario Association of Fire Chiefs
905-441-7766

ONTARIO ASSOCIATION OF FIRE CHIEFS ANNOUNCES THEIR 2021 EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE AND BOARD OF DIRECTORS

 
Ajax, ON - The Ontario Association of Fire Chiefs (OAFC) is pleased to announce the 2021 Board of Directors, and Executive Committee.  The Board of Directors are responsible for strategic leadership necessary to achieve the OAFC’s mission, vision, values, goals, and objectives.  The Board of Directors are accountable for governance that steers our members needs, the organization’s operations, and ensures fiscal responsibility.
 
On November 18, 2020, the OAFC membership gathered virtually for our Annual General Meeting, with the election taking place online, and voting closing at the conclusion of the day.  Earlier today, the newly elected Board of Directors met virtually over ZOOM and voted for our Executive Committee.
 
The OAFC is pleased to announce our 2021 Executive Committee:
 
  • President, Chief Mark MacDonald, Belleville Fire & Emergency Services
  • Vice President, Deputy Chief Jeremy Parkin, Rama Fire & Rescue Services
  • Treasurer, Deputy Chief Jeremy Inglis, Central York Fire Department
  • Secretary, Chief Rob Grimwood, Dryden Fire Service
 
The OAFC is also pleased to announce our 2021 Directors:
 
  • Chief Brian Arnold, Cambridge Fire Department
  • Chief Mark Berney, The Township of Scugog Fire & Emergency Services
  • Deputy Chief Andrea DeJong, Windsor Fire & Rescue Services
  • Deputy Chief Paul Hutt, Ottawa Fire Services
  • Chief Mark Pankhurst, Kawartha Lakes Fire Rescue Service
  • Chief Cynthia Ross Tustin, Essa Township Fire Department
  • Chief Tony Van Dam, Georgian Bay Fire Department
  • Chief Jason Whiteley, North Bay Fire and Emergency Services
  • Past President, Stephen Hernen, Huntsville
 
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About the Ontario Association of Fire Chiefs (OAFC):
The OAFC represents over 700 chief fire officers in Ontario, from across 441 municipalities, who are responsible for the management and delivery of fire, rescue, and emergency response to the province’s 14 million residents. Our mission is to lead innovation and excellence in public and life safety by inspiring and influencing a safer Ontario.
 
For more information, please contact:
 
Michelle O’Hara
Executive Director
Ontario Association of Fire Chiefs
905-441-7766