Ever thought about serving as an ECFA Board member? Any member of the Eastern Carolina Firefighters Association that would like to serve on the Board of Directors of the Eastern Carolina Firefighters Association, or is interested in representing the Eastern Region on a State Board of one of our partner agencies (North Carolina State Firemen’s Association, North Carolina Association of Fire Chiefs or North Carolina Fallen Firefighters Foundation) please submit the requested information below to firstname.lastname@example.org
* Current Resume
* Current photograph
* Letter describing your interest in serving in the association
Your information will be forwarded to the President and the Nomination Committee chairperson and be reviewed for compliance with the bylaws.
ECFA board seats will be filled as vacancies occur and in accordance with the bylaws. The executive officers of the Association shall consist of the President, 1st Vice President, 2nd Vice President, Secretary, and Treasurer. These shall be elected annually by the membership at its July meeting (the Secretary and Treasurer can be one or two positions).
There shall be a Board of Directors consisting of the executive officers, immediate past president, and eight directors. The eight directors shall be appointed by the Board of Directors under the direction of the President. Two or Three directors shall be appointed each year for Three-year term depending on rotation.
Board members should be able to attend all quarterly meetings, with most board meetings beginning in the early afternoon, followed by the general meetings that evening. Travel distance will vary greatly. Board members are also expected to attend the annual Public Safety College weekend in early October to assist with set up, running and tear down of the college. Hotel accommodations are provided for that school. ECFA Board members are also encouraged to attend events such as Legislative Day in Raleigh. Specific duties of executive board members are explained in our bylaws.
Every three years, the Eastern Association will make appointments to our partner agencies according to the requirements of the respective state board’s bylaws. As mentioned above, those partners include the NC State Firefighters Association, NC Association of Fire Chiefs and NC Fallen Firefighters Foundation.