PFFPNC to Host IAFF’s 2018 FSPPFF Conference

PFFPNC is proud to announce the IAFF's Federation of State and Provincial Professional Fire Fighters Conference will be held Sept. 25-29, 2018, at the Fairfield Marriott (downtown) in Charlotte. The formal announcement was made at the IAFF's ALTs Conference in Lake Buena Vista, Fla., last month. North Carolina was awarded the conference after submitting [...]

PFFPNC Executive Board meets in Asheville for winter retreat

The PFFPNC Executive Board met January 15-17 in Asheville for its winter retreat to discuss 2018 planning, including the upcoming General Assembly short session that begins May 16. Other issues include political outreach in the Senate on HB340, 2018 General Assembly elections, organizing Locals, the formation of an LLC, fundraising, communications and [...]

PFFPNC DVP Scott Mullins fighting for rights on state and local level

If you follow PFFPNC DVP Scott Mullins on Twitter, you'll notice he's stirring it up over the disproportionate number of fire fighters getting cancer, something he's been working on since 2015 when PFFPNC introduced presumptive workers compensation legislation at the General Assembly. Now Mullins has a focus on Asheville policymakers, and he's gotten the [...]

VIDEO: PFFPNC Video Update, December 2017

The PFFPNC December 2017 Video Update features news from the Annual Convention held in November in Carolina Beach as well as upcoming news and information for members as we head into [...]

PFFPNC 2017 Convention Day 2

Day 2 of the PFFPNC Convention included some fantastic guests and presentations. The morning began with Rep. Holly Grange from District 20 addressing the crowd. Rep. Grange is a former member of the U.S. Army Core of Engineers. She talked about some core values she lives by and acknowledge fire fighters and paramedics do too: Loyalty, Respect, Honor, [...]

2017 PFFPNC Convention Day 1

Rep. Dennis Riddell
The 2017 Professional Fire Fighters and Paramedics Convention got off to a great start on Monday. Mike Williams, President, Local 2961, Jacksonville, and Carolina Beach Fire Chief Alan Griffin welcomed us.  PFFPNC President Tom Brewer gave opening remarks, encouraging Locals to talk to one another. He said over the next few days we will talk about ways [...]

VIDEO: PFFPNC Video Update, Sept. 2017

In this PFFPNC September Video Update, PFFPNC Political Director and Secretary Treasurer Josh Smith updates members on PFFPNC's separation allowance legislation and talks with Raleigh fire fighter Tyler Pearce about the importance of local elections. PFFPNC September Video Update from New Frame Videos on [...]

VIDEO: PFFPNC Video Update, Aug. 2017

The August 2017 PFFPNC Video Update is now available for viewing. This edition includes information on local government endorsements and the importance of firefighters influencing local elections. PFFPNC Video Update | August 2017 from New Frame Videos on [...]