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Archives for May 2012

Online Registration Now Open for 2012 South Atlantic FIRE RESCUE Expo – Win an iPad!

Online Attendee registration for Fire Chiefs and Firefighters is now open.

The one thing you can do this year to make yourself a better firefighter: attend the South Atlantic FIRE RESCUE Expo.

Click here to register now.

Click here to see an interactive view of the 2011 South Atlantic Fire Rescue Expo.

This year the NCSFA celebrates is 125th Anniversary. Founded in 1887, the Association continues to positively impact its members daily. Many special events are planned for this year, so don’t miss out!

This year we’ll be giving away an iPad (3)! Register at the conference to win. The winner will be drawn at random and the tablet presented at 2 p.m. on Saturday, August 11th on the Expo floor at the NCSFA booth. You must be present to win.

Chief Edward P. Brinson Named Assistant Director of the North Carolina State Firemen’s Association

Chief Edward P. Brinson has been selected to serve as the Assistant Director of the North Carolina State Firemen’s Association.  Chief Brinson is known to many of you and currently serves as the Chief of the Fairview Rural Fire Department located at 4501 Ten-Ten Road in Apex, NC.  Ed earned an AAS Degree in Mechanical Engineering, a Bachelor of Science Degree in Fire Science Management, and a Masters Degree in Executive Fire Service Leadership and has completed the Executive Fire Officer Program.  Ed has numerous fire certifications and experience in volunteer, career and combination fire departments.  Ed also has experience working in private industry.  His broad range of work experience and education will be an asset to the NCSFA.

Ed has been involved with the fire service at the local, regional and state levels over the years.  He served as President of the North Carolina Fallen Firefighters Foundation from 2004-2007.  He is a member of many national and international fire service organizations.  Ed is a strong supporter of the fire service.  When asked why he sought this position, Ed was quick to say that he wanted to help firefighters and the fire service on a larger stage.  Ed most certainly has the ability to do that.

Ed is married to Rosa Lee Brinson.  They have been married for 32 years.  They have a son Brian and a daughter Leslie.  Ed will begin work with the NCSFA on May 14th.  We are happy to have Ed join our staff and look forward to many years of leadership from Ed.