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 Dave Rierson
Chief Steve Dirksen
Chief James Silvernail
Chief Jack Taylor
Chief Joel Boespflug
Chief James Wamsley
Chief Gordie Olson
Chief Jarrod Wellik
Chief Jeff Degraffenreid
Chief Donna Lake
Chief Brian Daake
Chief Dennis Thompson
Chief Gary Lorenz
Chief Michael Koopman
Chief Craig Haslam
State Chiefs' Associations
Executive Director Garry Briese
President David DelVecchio, Fire Chief Cannon City Area Fire Protection District
Vice President Brita Horn, Fire Chief Rock Creek Volunteer FD
Treasurer Kristy Olme, Fire Chief Northwest Fire Protection District
Secretary Bob Olme, Asst. Chief West Metro Fire Rescue
Past President Tom DeMint, Fire Chief Poudre Fire Authority