Archives/Historical: Continue to preserve the history of the CVVFA and keep historical memorabilia and documents in a safe and orderly fashion.
Audit: Conduct the annual audit at the end of the fiscal year in preparation for the auditor. Look at the by-laws reference the audit being done before convention.
Booth and Show Support Coordination: Stores, organizes and stocks supplies for all show booths and arranges transportation as necessary.
Budget & Finance: Establish a detailed budget for the next year; Predict any budgetary issues in next 3 – 5 years
Community Risk Reduction and Public Education: (formerly Fire Prevention) Update or create a database of vendors where fire prevention material can be gotten free by our membership. Provide display at convention. Present unique fire prevention ideas to association. Develop fire prevention public service announcements for CVVFA and member companies.
Constitution & By-Laws: Look into printing in the form of a pocket type book. Review any proposed by-law amendment for legality, accuracy and report findings to association
Convention: Review the parade award list, some awards have not been presented at recent convention; obtain sponsorship for parade awards; purchase all awards and provide list of monetary winners (names and addresses) to treasurer.
Emergency Responder Institute: Continue to present various courses as personnel and finances allow; continue to develop new training and informational materials and offer them free on the website.
Fire Person of Year: Administers the E. Wade Thomas Member of the Year Award
Grants: Searches, complete applications and administers grants and contracts.
Joe Bukowski Award: Administers the award for excellence in protecting emergency responders on the roadways.
Media Communication: Manages print and electronic communications for the CVVFA
Nominating: Solicits and administers the selection of candidates pursuant to the By-laws
Long Range Planning/Business Plan: Administers the development and recommends implementation of long range plans.
Public Relations/Publicity: Develop a public safety announcements to be distributed to radio stations in reference to protecting our publish articles in all member states and any other fire newspapers and online about activities of CVVFA.
Recruitment/Retention: Increase membership in the Association and search for future leaders
Reputation Management: Administers CVVFA Reputation Management programs.
Resolutions: Obtain resolution requests and have resolutions prepared for annual convention.
Scholarship: Update the application process and present to association for approval.
Training Weekends: Assist with training classes at association meetings when required; Provide specialized training in all member states that request a training weekend.
Topics: Develops speakers and current items of interest to be delivered at meetings and convention to educate and inform the membership
Youth Leadership: Develops plans to encourage youth leadership in the CVVFA Administers Gary “Happy Jack” Youth Leadership award.
Family & Member Activities: Advises the Association on how to engage family and friends in CVVFA activities
Fallen Fire and Emergency Provider Benefit: Responsible for standing up, funding and the administration of benefits
Merchandise: Obtains and sells logo items that are approved by the officers/membership
Community Risk Reduction and Public Education
(Formally Fire Prevention & Education)
Steve Austin- Chair
Fire Person of Year
George Dove- Chair
Walter Robertson- Co-Chair
Co-Chair Charles Myers
Fallen Fire and Emergency Provider Benefit Committee
Long Range Planning/Business Plan
Joe Kroboth III-Co-Chair
Recruitment and Retention
Tony Coreia -Chair
Joe Bukowski Award
Steve Heefner Co-Chair
Gerald Holtry- Chair
Constitution & ByLaws
David Lewis -Chair
Bob Cumberland- Co-Chair
Family & Member Activities
Hoby Howell- Chair
Doug DeHaven- Chair
Booth and Show Support Coordination
Jim Kimble Sr.
Jim Kimble Jr.
Steve Sweitzer -Co-Chair
Emergency Respondersafety Institute
Bob Cumberland-Co-Chair Public Outreach Program
Jack Sullivan-Co-Chair Training
Greg Yost-Co-Chair Distracted Driving Programs
Jim Kimble CFO
Jerry Daniels COA
Harry Carter Editor
Joe Kroboth III
Rod Ammon-Technical Advisor
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Harrisburg, PA 17104
Holiday Message from Chief Allen Baldwin CVVFA President cvvfa.org/holiday-traditions-an-end-of-year-message-from-chief-allen-baldwin-cvvfa-president/ ...
Merry Christmas and Happy and Healthy New Year from all of us at the Maryland State Firemen’s Association!
Great to hear you and your wife is doing well Chief Merry Christmas and Happy New year to you
Merry Christmas & Happy New Year❄️☃️🎄🎅
Merry Christmas chief
So glad you are both doing better. Merry Christmas
Glad to see smiles back on your faces and Merry Christmas yall!
Merry Christmas 🎁🎄
CVVFA President Baldwin and First Lady Julie BACK IN SERVICE!
Good News from CVVFA President Chief Allen Baldwin and First Lady Julie: Both are back in service after a bout with COVID19. Allen and Julie both recovered at home even though Julie was hospitalized for several days. Allen goes back to work as Ops Chief in Stafford County VA this week. Julie is a nurse in a medical group and also returns to work this week.
The Baldwin family wishes to thank the CVVFA membership and all those who wished them a speedy recovery.
Both Allen and Julie wish our entire membership a joyous holiday season which they look forward to celebrating with their family. ...
Wishing the very best to our CVVFA President Chief Allen Baldwin and First Lady Julie. Both are fighting COVID19. Allen and Julie are on the front line of the epidemic. He is Ops Chief in Stafford County VA, and she is a nurse in a medical group. Unfortunately, they were exposed and contracted the virus. Julie was hospitalized but was released and is recovering at home. Allen so far is weathering the storm at home. Please remember them in your thoughts and prayers. We will keep you posted on their progress as they return to good health. ...
Sending prayers and wishing you both a wonderful Thanksgiving !
You are both in my prayers when I hit the sack to get my rest.
Prayers for Chief and Mrs. Baldwin!
Sending prayers 🙏🙏
Sending healing prayers
Prayers for both of them
Prayers & best wishes for a speedy recovery for both of you.
Prayers to both. #covid19sucks
Thoughts and prayers you 2.
Sending prayers to you both
Feel better fast, prayers for healing.
We are thinking of you! Strength your way....
Get well soon, Chief and Mrs. Baldwin!! Best wishes and Happy Thanksgiving!
Stay strong Mr President and First Lady
Prayers to the Baldwins!
Prayers to the baldwins
Get well sir.
Prayer chief and wife