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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 professional standards. 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
Name________________________________________________________________________________________ Title_________________________________________________________________________________________ Organization __________________________________________________________________________________ Mailing Address _______________________________________________________________________________ City/State/Zip _________________________________________________________________________________ County ______________________________________________________________________________________ Office Phone _____________________________________ Fax _________________________________________ E-mail _______________________________________________________________________________________
(Note: An e-mail address is necessary for receiving our weekly bulletin, the Friday Report, and other urgent notifications.)
Your department membership is Fully paid Combination Fully volunteer Other agency Your department organization is municipal department volunteer department industrial / military Active – Fire Chief (see proration schedule) Second-In-Command Retired Chief Associate Sustaining (see proration schedule) Amount Paid
Annual Renewals $150.00 Active - Fire Chief Renewal $50.00 Active - Second in Command $10.00 Retired Chief $25.00 Associate $300.00 Sustaining Renewal
DUES PRORATION SCHEDULE
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 only. Month Joining January – March April – June July – September October – December Active Fire Chiefs $150 $120 $75 $30 Sustaining Members $300 $225 $150 $75
_____ $50 $10 $25 _____ _____
*Volunteer Fire Chief dues are $75 per year for fire chiefs of 100% volunteer departments serving a population of 10,000 or less.
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.
TEXAS FIRE CHIEF Fall/Winter 2012
Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Texas Fire Chief - Fall/Winter 2012
2012 TFCA Executive Board
Montgomery County Fire Service Radio Analysis
Utilizing an Alternative Response Vehicle
Making a Difference
Form Follows Function in Firehouse Design Site Selection
Texas Fire Chiefs Academy - Austin
Index of Advertisers
Texas Fire Chief - Fall/Winter 2012