The mission of the Officer Section of the Association is to provide information, education, services and representation to both Volunteer and Career Officers. The goal of the Section is to enhance their professionalism and service to community. This will be accomplished by distributing to the Section members training and networking information such as; fire service legal aspects for volunteer and career officers, budgeting process and procedures, legislative updates, 1% procedures and issues, recruitment and retention, diversity, grant applications, apparatus specifications and purchase, etc.
Section Chair – Battalion Chief Ricky Jenkins, Dorchester County Fire Rescue
Section 1st VC – Inspector Tammy Tolbert, Sumter Fire
Section 2nd VC – Captain Nick Ray, North Spartanburg Fire
Section Secretary – Chief Tommy Rivers, Pageland Fire
Past Section Chair – Captain Andrew Morris, Newberry Fire
Webinars, Podcasts, and Recorded Videos are open to all members of the Officers Section.
Our Section will host webinars, podcast, discussions and meetings to improve middle, and ultimately upper level management, in our home fire departments.
Password is provided to all section members via email.
Click the Member’s Only button to access section webinars, podcasts and recorded videos.
Recent Recorded Events
Servant Leadership explores the often needed skills associated with modern fast paced fire service cultures. Skills which often aren’t taught, but are of high value in a well rounded leader. The Servant Leadership series uses several settings to show applicability of the leadership models associated with any fire department leader and strives to offer concepts to create a more well rounded leader.
The Tactical Series are short tactics-based videos provided by Officers Section members. These are great resources to review a certain skill or method to learn, with hands on training that can assist in your crew development.
Tailboard Sessions Podcasts
Podcasts are audio presentations that will be available to section members. These exclusive offerings are prerecorded and available for download or to just listen to from your computer, tablet or phone. Assistant Chief Will Vaigneur of Lady’s Island/St. Helena Fire will present a leadership series titled Tail3oard Sessions.
Visit Members Only Resources page for details and additional items.
Recorded events will be posted by the day after the live event on the same link. This on-demand feature will allow you to watch at your own schedule.
To sign up for the Officer Section, please complete the form below.
Section membership is available to those individuals who are at the rank of Lieutenant and above and are Regular, Affiliate or Associate members of the SC State Firefighters’ Association.