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The NJ State Fire Chiefs Association's
"Leading With A Purpose"
2023 Convention Seminar

FOR MORE INFORMATION AND TO REGISTER - https://www.njchiefs.com/resources/all-docs/resources/62-njsfca-njnfff-advocate-leadership-seminar-2023-leadership-seminar
The NJ State Fire Chiefs Association & NJ National Fallen Firefighters Advocates are delivering the 2nd annual Leadership Seminar. Saturday, February 10, 2023; 8am - 4pm at the Middlesex Fire Academy
We will be delivering the NFFF's Leadership Everyone Goes Home, & Leadership Accountability Culture Knowledge Classes. This program is open to all leaders and aspiring leaders. Join your fire service colleagues in the discussion of how to overcome the challenges of leading in the fire department with real-world solutions. Register Today - https://bit.ly/3RoeI4I
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“The Mission and purpose of the New Jersey State Fire Chiefs Association is :
To provide visionary leadership for chief fire officers and fire departments in New Jersey.
To provide support and resources to chief officers through education, exchange of ideas, and
knowledge in:
● Fire Prevention
● Fire operations
● Fire Administration
● Firefighter health, wellness, and safety
a. Advocate before, as well as partner with governmental bodies on matters impacting the work,
and health of New Jersey chief fire officers, firefighters, and the public.
b. Promote professionalism, respect, integrity, diversity, pride, and leadership among and
New Jersey fire associations, chief fire officers, and fire departments.
c. Support New Jersey fire officers and fire departments in their efforts to build and strengthen
relationships with the communities they serve.
d. Promote professional development for the leaders of NJ Fire & Emergency Services.
e. To advocate on behalf of the NJ Fire and Emergency Services
f. The discussion and dissemination of methods of Prevention and Suppression of fires.
g. To give attention to such other matters as the Fire Service shall, from time to time, bring
before it
for discussion and possible action.
h. The promotion of social and fraternal fellowship.”

Recent News


Greetings, Esteemed Members, First of all, I would like to thank all of you who supported me in becoming the 39th president in the 117th year of our esteemed organization. It is my goal to build on all the work that outgoing President Bill Smith accomplished in his two years as president. And he did it during a pandemic! I am engaged and committed ...

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We are all familiar with the concept of coaching in the fire service. An officer or a seasoned fire- fighter ensures that we are technically proficient in a firefighter, rescue, or ems skill. That helps us to gain a high degree of technical expertise which enables us to perform various on-scene tasks that will make us safer and more likely to achie...

Chief Robert Morris joined the Lakehurst Fire Department in 1976 serving as Fire Chief for over 20 years. Today he serves as the Ocean County Fire Coordinator for Zone 4, does consulting work, and is an adjunct faculty member of Stockton University where he earned his doctorate in Organizational Leadership. His main areas of interest today in the f...

The Association's Annual Meeting took place on Thursday September 15, 2022 at the Wildwood Convention Center, Wildwood, New Jersey. President William Smith kicked off the meet- ing at 1:00 p.m. The meeting was well attended. There was a full agenda for this meeting as Scholarship Awards and Valor Awards were presented. In addition, there were elect...