The 2013 PFFPNC Convention wrapped today at the Great Wolf Lodge in Concord. The day mainly revolved around resolutions.
Delegates approved to adopt a resolution that was introduced this morning by Asheville Local 865 and Winston-Salem Local 682 to establish the Frank D. Stevens Training Division. The Training Division will plan, schedule and execute training programs on topics important to PFFPNC and its members. It will establish rules and methods of applying for and awarding scholarships to locals for the purpose of attending PFFPNC or IAFF sponsored educational classes.
A resolution to adopt a PFFPNC Executive Board per diem increase also was approved, as well as a resolution that E-Board members may make votes via email during urgent matters.
Members also approved of established roles of the PFFPNC president, secretary-treasurer and district vice presidents. They voted against a resolution to change the PFFPNC Rules of Order to be governed by Robert’s Rules of Order.
In other matters of business, Asheville Local 865 President Scott Mullins was elected Trustee to the E-Board.
It was decided upon that Asheville would be convention host site in 2015. Winston-Salem hosts next year’s convention.
Cabarrus Professional Fire Fighters Local 3393 received a standing ovation for its great job hosting this year’s event. Convention wrapped at 12:45 p.m.