Chapter Executives

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Chapter Executives

Below you will find a list of all executive members by chapter.

Chapter 1 – Niagara Region Expand

St. Catharines, Thorold, Welland, NOTL, Niagara Falls, Fort Erie, Port Colborne, Wainfleet, Lincoln, Grimsby, West Lincoln, Pelham

Vince Giovannini, President
Thorold Fire and Emergency Services Scott Lawson, Vice President
Port Colborne Fire Department Charles Turpin, Training Coordinator
Welland Fire and Emergency Services Kellie Kubik, Treasurer
City of Niagara Falls

Chapter 2 – Eastern Ontario Region Expand

The Regions of Lennox, Addington, Renfrew, Lanark, Frontenac, Leeds and Grenville, Prescott, Russell, Stormont, Dundas & Glengary Hasting

Brian McBain, President
Embrun Fire Department Carl Surprenant, Vice-President
Casselman Fire Department Nancy-Ann Gauthier, Secretary
Storemont Fire Department


Chapter 3 – York Region Expand

Vaughan, Markham, Richmond Hill, Central York, Newmarket & Aurora, King, Whitchurch-Stouffville, Georgina, East Gwillimbury

Darren Lynch, President
Vaughan Fire & Rescue Keith Wells, Vice-President
Georgina Fire Department Ryan Schell, Vice President & Secretary
Central York Fire Services (Newmarket & Aurora) Shawna Davidson
East Gwillimbury Fire Department

Chapter 4 – Durham Region Expand

Ajax, Brock, Clarington, Oshawa, Pickering, Scugog, Uxbridge, Whitby. Associate members Kawartha Lakes

Chairperson: Wayne Ward
Brock Township Fire Department

Vice-Chairperson: Vacant

Secretary: Andy Banga
Oshawa Fire Services Treasurer: Steve Fowlds
Pickering Fire Services


Chapter 5 – Wellington / Dufferin Region Expand

Wellington County, Guelph, Grand Valley, Rockwood, Minto, Erin, Shelburne, Orangeville, Minto-Palmerston & Minto-Clifford

President: Vacant

Vice-President: Vacant

Secretary: Vacant

Larry Newton, Treasurer

Chapter 6 – Halton/Peel/Hamilton Region Expand Brampton, Burlington, Milton, Mississauga, Greater Toronto Airport Authority, Halton Hills, Hamilton, Caledon & Oakville Scott Gilbert, President
Caledon Fire Emergency Services John Truong, Vice President
Brampton Fire & Emergency Services Mathew Williamson, Secretary
Burlington Fire Department

Chapter 7 – Simcoe County Region Expand Robert Bolt, President
Collingwood Fire Department Terry Duff, Vice-President
Orillia Fire Department Breyan Sinnot, Secretary
Gravenhurst Fire Department Elmer Tryon, Treasurer
Rama Fire & Rescue Services

Chapter 8 – Essex County, Chatham-Kent, Lambton County Expand Windsor, LaSalle, Amherstburg, Essex, Kingsville, Leamington, Lakeshore, Tecumseh, Chatham-Kent, Sarnia, Camlachie, Point Edward, Petrolia, Lambton Shores, Oil Springs, St. Clair Township, Warwick Township Jason Suchiu, President
Lakeshore Fire Department Roel Bus, Vice President
Sarnia Fire Shawn Mifflin, Secretary
Chatham-Kent Fire


Chapter 9 – Grey Bruce Expand Kincardine, Blue Mountains, Town of South Bruce, Grey Highlands, Owen Sound, Arran/Elderslie/Chesley, Inter-township/Georgian Bluffs, South Bruce, North Bruce / Lions Head, Bruce Power, Saugeen Shores, Chatsworth, Brockton, Meaford, West Grey, Southgate/Dundalk, Huron Kinloss and Hanover Meeting Chair
Alternating persons chair meeting, refer to schedule.

Chris Wells, Treasurer

Jessica Yaniw, Secretary


Chapter 10 – Elgin, Middlesex & South West Oxford Expand St. Thomas, London, Woodstock, Sarnia, Aylmer, Central Elgin, Malahide, Bayham, Southwold, Middlesex Tammy DeGraw, President
London Fire Department


Chapter 11 – Grand River Chapter Expand Brant Region, Six Nations of the Grand River, Haldimand Region, Norfolk Region, Waterloo Region, Wellington Region Scott Hardwick, President
Brandfort Fire Department Ryan Konrad, Vice-President
Kitchener Fire Dept. Ralph Schmidt, Secretary
Cambridge Fire Department Jeff Balkwell, Treasurer
County of Brant Fire Department

Chapter 12 – North Eastern Region Expand Nipissing District, Parry Sound District, Sudbury District, Timiskaming District, Cochrane District and Algoma District Michael Bechard, Chair
North Bay Rob Giesler, Secretary
Powassan Todd Daley, Member
Callander Peter MacDonald, Member
East Ferris Martyn Payge, Member
Burks Falls

Chapter 13 Expand

Chapter 13 -Hastings County | Northumberland County | City of Peterborough | City of Kawartha Lakes | Prince Edward County | Peterborough County | Clarington | Cavan-Monaghan | Cobourg |


Cathy Robertson, Chair
Peterborough Fire Services Brian Buchanan, Vice Chair
Municipality of Trent Hills Fire Department Jacquie Hill-Bower, Secretary
Port Hope Fire and Emergency Services