No matter your rank, department type or position in the fire and emergency service, the IAFC is here to serve you. Count on us to help you gain knowledge, build confidence and pave your path to successful leadership.
The Missouri Valley Division serves the states of Colorado, Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, North Dakota, Nebraska, South Dakota and Wyoming. In addition to our executive board (President, 1st Vice President, 2nd Vice President, International Director and Immediate Vice President) each state has its own State Director.
In order to serve the membership, the Board serves as the liaison between the IAFC and the States. Communication is provided by participating in state chief’s conferences, maintaining a website, email blasts, etc.
The secretary of the Division is generally available by phone, 620-341-7669, or by email, firstname.lastname@example.org, to provide immediate assistance. If not immediately available, please leave a message for a return call. Serving our membership is important to us.
Chief James Silvernail
Chief Michael Koopman
Chief Andy Kovacks
Chief Jack Taylor
Chief Steve Dirksen
Chief James Wamsley
Chief Andy Kovacs
Chief John TeKippe
Chief Jeff Degraffenreid
Chief Kirk Lair
Chief Brian Daake
Chief Gary Lorenz
Chief Matthew McAreavey
Chief Craig Haslam
State Chiefs' Associations
Executive Director Garry Briese
President Kristy Olme, Fire Chief Northwest Fire Protection District
Vice PresidentBrad White, Fire Chief Grand Fire Protect District No. 1
Treasurer Bob Olme, Asst. Chief
West Metro Fire Rescue
Secretary Randy Royal, Fire Chief
Colorado Springs Fire Department
Past President David DelVecchio, Fire Chief
Canon City Area Fire Protection District