Jeff Oswald

Jeff Oswald

One Percent & Member Services Coordinator

Phone: 803-454-6595
Email: [email protected]

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Jeff was born in Columbia, SC but currently resides in Lancaster, SC.  He received his Associates Degree in Engineering Graphics Technology from York Technical College.  He is a father to two amazing daughters, Michaella and Megan.  Outside of work Jeff loves to hunt, garden, work out and any outdoor activities.


Jeff worked for Joslyn Clark Controls for 21 ½ years in the Engineering Department where his responsibilities included sheet metal design and programming, creating electrical schematics and generated bill of materials for product lines.  In 2008, he entered into the SC Fire Service when he joined Elgin Volunteer FD in Lancaster, SC where he served under the leadership of the late Chief Dennis Cauthen.  Jeff served on several committees and was also their treasurer.  In 2013, he joined the Lancaster City FD where he is currently an active member.  Jeff is also a member of the Track Services Team at Charlotte Motor Speedway and Darlington Raceway for NASCAR and track events.


In January 2010, Jeff was hired by the South Carolina State Firefighters’ Association as the One Percent & Member Services Coordinator.  He serves as the central point of contact for all member fire departments regarding issues related to the Firemen’s Insurance & Inspection Fund (1%).  Jeff also serves as the liaison for the State Supervisory Committee and the Finance & Audit Committee.

My Latest Blog Posts

The State Supervisory Committee met May 2, 2013 at the SCSFA office to discuss several issues regarding the Firemen’s Insurance & Inspection Fund.  Topics discussed were Facility Construction/Renovation line items, future plans for revising the guidelines and planning of the much awaited online submission process....

Wednesday, September 17, 2014What’s new with One Percent?

WOW! What a great turnout for the 109th Fire-Rescue Conference.  I would like to thank everyone that attended this year’s Firemen’s Insurance & Inspection Fund Seminar.  We had tremendous participation, and I hope the attendees gained some information they were able to share with their...

I would like to take this time to thank our members and their guests who attended the 112th SCSFA Fire-Rescue Conference.  Your staff is already diligently preparing for the 2018 SCSFA Fire-Rescue Conference to be held in Columbia, SC.  There will be many exciting new...

I hope everyone has enjoyed their summer to this point.  I know all our member departments are anticipating receiving their 2017 Firemen’s Insurance & Inspection Fund distribution.  I would like to inform you of some changes for the Firemen’s Insurance & Inspection Fund. First, an...

Friday, June 7, 20191% – Use It Wisely or Lose It!

Over the past year, the South Carolina State Firefighters’ Association’s 1% staff have been assisting departments across the state to better understand the policies and procedures of the Firemen’s Insurance & Inspection Fund.  After a Legislative Audit Council (LAC) 2018 audit, the Association’s Supervisory Committee...