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The objectives of this Division shall be to further enhance the education of all Fire Service Administrative Support by conducting workshops and seminars; to increase the proficiency of Fire Administrative Support by establishing a network sharing of information systems through various channels of communication; and to faciliate a statewide standardization wherever possible in all phases and aspects of the Fire Administrative Support field for the benefit of the Fire Service.

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2015 NOMINATIONS/POSITIONS

Executive Board positions:  These are voting positions and are open to anyone who is an active member of the WFAS Division who has approval from their supervisor to serve.  These positions are a two year commitment.
Executive Board members attend four board meetings per year and assist with the annual conference and two workshops.

Committee Coordinators:  These are non-voting positions and are encouraged, but not required, to attend the board meetings.  Many Committee Coordinators move on to run for Executive Board positions. If you are interested in helping out on a Committee please contact the coordinator directly for opportunities.

Am I able to nominate myself or someone else?  YES!!!  During the Annual Conference the Chair makes a call for nominations each morning, this is the time to put your name in the hat!

Final elections will be held the last day of the conference. Should you be elected, we welcome you to join us for the first meeting immediately following the conference wrap-up.   

The following Executive Board positions are up for election:

Vice Chair: It shall be the duty of the Vice Chair to perform the duties of the Chair as necessitated by their absence, and to assist the Chair whenever required.  The Vice Chair shall be the Chair of the Nomination/Election Committee.

Secretary/Treasurer: It shall be the duty of the Secretary/Treasurer to keep minutes of the proceedings of the FAS and the Executive Board; to attend to communications pertaining to the FAS as directed by the Chair; to receive all monies due the WFAS and to keep a complete account of the same; to make a full and complete report of all monies received and disbursed at each meeting of the Division and the Executive Board.

Information Technology Representative: It shall be the duty of the Information Technology Representative to keep current on fire service technology issues.  They must be able to keep technological issues and support for the Information Technology portion of the membership at the forefront of the Fire Administrative Support board.

(1) Eastern Representative: It shall be the duty of the Eastern to contact Fire Service Administrative Support personnel in their respective areas to correlate information and to coordinate Regional Workshops and Training Seminars to be conducted in their respective areas; and to assemble needed information for the Eastern Annual Workshop (Spring).  Those representatives will ensure that following each Regional Workshop or Seminar conducted, a written report will be submitted to the Chair.

(1) Western Representative: It shall be the duty of the Western Representatives to contact Fire Service Administrative Support personnel in their respective areas to correlate information and to coordinate Regional Workshops and Training Seminars to be conducted in their respective areas; and to assemble needed information for the Western Annual Workshop (Fall).  Those representatives will ensure that following each Regional Workshop or Seminar conducted, a written report will be submitted to the Chair.

Additional information related to Board/Committee roles and responsibilities can be found in the WFAS Protocols posted on the Document Library: http://washingtonfirechiefs.com/Sections/FireAdministrativeSupport/DocumentLibraryResourceMaterials.aspx

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FIRE ADMINISTRATIVE SUPPORT SECTION UPCOMING EVENTS

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FIRE ADMINISTRATIVE SUPPORT BOARD & COMMITTEES

Chair

Posted: Oct 30, 2017

Chair

Ashley Becker

Central Pierce Fire & Rescue
Support Specialist, Training Division
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Vice Chair

Posted: Oct 30, 2017

Vice Chair

Louise Bartol

Executive Assistant
Valley Regional Fire Authority
louise.bartol@vrfa.org

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Secretary/Treasurer

Posted: Sep 21, 2015

Secretary/Treasurer

Cindy McMahan

WA ST FF Training & Education Fund
Administrative Director
cindy@fftraining.org

 

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Western Representative

Posted: Sep 21, 2015

Western Representative

Cathy Blakeway

City of Tumwater Fire Department
Administrative Assistant

cblakeway@ci.tumwater.wa.us

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Western Representative

Posted: Sep 21, 2015

Western Representative

Lisette Kelly

Mountain View Fire & Rescue
Administrative Assistant

 

 

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Eastern Representative

Posted: Sep 21, 2015

Eastern Representative

Terri Woods

Lake Wenatchee Fire & Rescue
Administrative Manager
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Eastern Representative

Posted: Sep 21, 2015

Eastern Representative

Mykel Montgomery

Franklin 3
Administrative Assistant

mmontgomery@fcfd3.org

Partial Term, 2016-2017 

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Communications

Posted: Sep 21, 2015

Communications

Jamie Formisano

Eastside Fire & Rescue
Executive Administrative Assistant
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Committee Chair: Conference

Posted: Sep 21, 2015

Committee Chair: Conference

Lisa Brengan

Mason Co Fire District 4
Office Manager/District Secretary/HR
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Committee Chair: Education

Posted: Sep 21, 2015

Committee Chair: Education

Louise Bartol/Jamie Formisano

Louise Bartol - louise.bartol@vrfa.org

Jamie Formisano - jformisano@esf-r.org

 

 

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Committee Chair: Historical

Posted: Sep 21, 2015

Committee Chair: Historical

Terri Woods

Lake Wenatchee Fire & Rescue
Administrative Manager
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Committee Chair: Protocols

Posted: Sep 21, 2015

Committee Chair: Protocols

Tracy Wiseman

Central Pierce Fire & Rescue

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