The 2013 annual Metropolitan (Metro) Fire Chiefs Association conference took place in Phoenix, Arizona, April 5-11. About 110 Metro chiefs from Canada, China, Sweden, the United Kingdom and the United States attended. They elected new officers and board members, along with bestowing the 2013 Metro Awards.
The conference’s educational program included an update on the national drug shortage, an overview of the National Fallen Fire Fighters behavioral health and vulnerability study, a presentation on social media, as well as progress reports from the First Responder Network Authority Board (FirstNet), Underwriters Laboratories, among others.
The 2014 Metro conference will be in Baltimore, Maryland, May 31-June 5 at the Marriott Inner Harbor at Camden Yards.
Read the press release for more information and a full list of appointees and honorees.