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New England Association of Fire Chiefs

Division of the IAFC

Welcome to our community of New England Fire Chiefs, where we work together to elevate standards, share expertise, and support our members in leading our departments. 

Our Vision

To connect, develop, and empower fire chiefs and company officers throughout New England with resources to serve our communities and departments with integrity and innovation.

Officers

President

Chief Robert Bradley Jr.

Manville , RI

1st  Vice President

Chief Kenneth Jones

Meredith, NH

2nd Vice President

Chief Peter Starkel

Hebron, CT

Secretary/Treasurer

Chief Robert Gowans

Montpelier, VT

International Director

Chief Keith Stark

Weymouth, MA

IAFC Treasurer

Chief Steve Locke

South Burlington, VT

Past President

Chief Darrell White

Presque Island, ME

Our Partners

Directors

Massachusetts

Chief Peter Burke Jr.
Hyannis, MA

Connecticut 

Chief Kevin Cooney
S. Windsor, CT

Maine

Chief Thomas Higgins

Bangor, ME

Vermont

Chief Kevin McAllister

Windsor, VT

Rhode Island

Chief Michael DeMello

Bristol, RI

New Hampshire

Chief Shawn Murray

Goffstown, NH

Appointees

Sergeant at Arms

Chief Charles Chaconas

Chaplain

Deacon Dick Martino

Asst. Sgt. at Arms

Chief Donald Hall

Chaplain

Reverend Gary Blume