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Membership in Texas Fire Chiefs Association
Thank you for expressing an interest in becoming a member of the Texas Fire Chiefs Association. The mission of the Texas
Fire Chiefs Association is to serve the citizens of Texas by actively participating in the advancement of the fire service through
positive leadership, sharing of information, and active legislative involvement, while maintaining the highest ethical and
Active Membership is open to the Fire Chief or the administrative head of the fire department and the chief officer(s)
Second-in-Command to that head of department. The annual dues for Active Members are $150 for the Fire Chief and $50 for
Second-in-Command to an Active Member.
Retired Membership is open to retired active members who want to continue their membership in a non-voting capacity.
Retired member dues are $10 per year.
Associate Membership is open to anyone having an active interest in fire prevention and protection. Associate Members join
in a non-voting capacity. The annual dues for Associate Members are $25.
Sustaining Membership is open to organizations whose missions support the fire service. Sustaining members also contribute
financially to the support of TFCA through sponsorships, exhibitions, advertising and with annual dues.
Application for Membership
Mailing Address _______________________________________________________________________________
Office Phone _____________________________________ Fax _________________________________________
(Note: An e-mail address is necessary for receiving our weekly bulletin, the Friday Report, and other urgent notifications.)
$150.00 Active - Fire Chief Renewal
Your department membership is
$50.00 Active - Second in Command
$10.00 Retired Chief
$300.00 Sustaining Renewal
Your department organization is
DUES PRORATION SCHEDULE
industrial / military
Since new members join TFCA at all times of the year,
the Executive Board has made it possible to pay partial
dues for the year you join. This dues proration is available
to Active Fire Chief members and Sustaining members
Active – Fire Chief
(see proration schedule)
Sustaining (see proration schedule)
*Volunteer Fire Chief dues are $75 per year
for fire chiefs of 100% volunteer departments
serving a population of 10,000 or less.
January – March
April – June
July – September
October – December
One-third of all Active – Fire Chief dues are dedicated to
fund the Governmental Relations Program of the Texas
Fire Chiefs Association. Portions of other dues may also
be allocated to governmental relations, as determined by
the Executive Board.
Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Texas Fire Chief - Fall/Winter 2013
The Infl uence of Body Art on the Hiring Practice and Grooming Policies of the Richland Hills Fire Department
It’s About Time
Guns in the Fire Service
Implementing an Apprenticeship Program for the Longview Fire Department
Form Follows Function in Firehouse Design: Department Philosophies
Index of Advertisers
Texas Fire Chief - Fall/Winter 2013