UNITY
UNITY
Unifying the area's first responder agencies
INNOVATION
INNOVATION
Pioneering the future of emergency response
LEADERSHIP
LEADERSHIP
Providing oversight to the finest all hazards departments in Florida
ALL HAZARDS
ALL HAZARDS
Serving Palm Beach County by providing an All Hazards approach
EXCELLENCE
EXCELLENCE
Excellence today, improving tomorrow
Palm Beach County Fire Chief's Association has unified the areas Fire Rescue services by developing Standard Operating Procedures that can be adopted by any participating municipality. Unified SOP's provide a better service to the residents and safer environment for Fire Responders.
More then fighting fire, our agencies plan for and mitigate all types of hazards ranging from EMS, Hazmat, Technical Rescue, Dive Rescue, Structural Collapse, and more. The represented departments are here to address any hazard that could cause injury, property damage, business disruption or environmental impact.
As the fire service has evolved data has become the driving force in decision making. Now more than ever sharing data across departments is crucial. The Palm Beach County Fire Chief's Association is committed to sharing and facilitating exchange of data with all departments, not only in Palm Beach County but nationwide.

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Board of Directors

Chief Diana Matty

Chief Diana Matty

President
Chief Keith Tomey

Chief Keith Tomey

1st Vice President
Chief Trevor Steedman

Chief Trevor Steedman

2nd Vice President
Chief Doug McGlynn

Chief Doug McGlynn

Treasurer
Chief James Ippolito

Chief James Ippolito

Secretary

Executive Members

Chief John Treanor

Chief John Treanor

Chief Patrick Kennedy

Chief Patrick Kennedy

Chief Brian Fuller

Chief Brian Fuller

Chief James B. Trube

Chief James B. Trube

Chief John Curd

Chief John Curd

Chief Michael Cassano

Chief Michael Cassano

Chief Keith Bryer

Chief Keith Bryer

Chief J.D. Armstrong

Chief J.D. Armstrong

Chief Darrel Donatto

Chief Darrel Donatto

Chief Hugh Bruder

Chief Hugh Bruder

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