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Annual Awards-OCVFA

These are the Past Award Receipents of our Annual Awards given out at our annual banquet:

Clyde Belge Award -George Haney 1999, Al Zoanetti-1999, Ernie Kurtz-2000, Jim Forger-2000, Irv Quinn-2000, George Haney-2000, Dick Beach-2001, Richard Perkins-2002, Mike Ryan-2003, Tim Botz-2004, Marty Thomas-2005, Earl Delore-2006. Paul Dufault-2006, Dave Fitch-2007, Rich Webster-2007, Dave Van Marter-2009, Gordy Kotars-2010, Paul Dufault-2011, David Blair-2012. Mike Block-2013

tom Perkins 2014Bill Barden Award-Larry James-1999, Ken Pienkowski-2000, William Renshaw-2001, Harold Smith-2002, David Blair-2003, Jeff Martin-2004, Steve Kay-2005, Tim Botz-2005, Irv Quinn-2006, John Dugan-2007, Ken Pienkowski-2008, Mike Block-2009, Jeff Martin-2010 , Mike Caron 2011. Dee Spraker-2012, Warren Darby-2013

 

david vanslyke 2014
Central NY Firemen's Asso

Central NY Firemen's Association 2015 Central and Northern Central Convention will be held at the Ramada Inn on Buckley Road- June 18th thru June 20th.


LAFASNY

No Schedule from LAFASNY


Notices for Website

If you have a notice or event you would like published on the OCVFA website or correspondence of any type to be send to 305 Skyview Terrace, Syracuse, New York 13219, please forward your information to Dee Spraker at dee0720@aol.com  Thank you. 


Pub Ed Trailer

All information on our Pub Ed Trailer is on our web site under Pub Ed Trailer, please check  to make sure the date you wish to use it has not been taken, if the date is not listed, please email me or send me a letter to 305 Skyview Terrace, Syracuse, New York 13219 with date, time and contact person, I will check and contact you to confirm.  Also, when you use our trailer at your open house or other event, please treat it like it is yours, sweep it out and pick up all debris that has accumulated while you use it, please leave it clean for the next person.  We are having a lot of problems with departments leaving trash and not sweeping out the trailer. Please consider the cost of fuel that we use transporting this trailer all around the County,  the fuel for Generator and tow vehicle has skyrocketed, if you can find it in your departments budget to send us a small donation to cover fuel and supplies for the trailer. Thank you,


Scholarship Awards

The Committee of our Scholarship Awards has met and picked our winners for 2013-2014,  Winners have been notified and scholarships will be presented at our July Board Meeting.


Upcoming Events

6:30pm
Every 2nd Wednesday
Board of Directors Meeting


7:00pm
Every 3rd Wednesday
Membership Meetings

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News Headlines

Sat. Sep 13th 2014
Annual Bowling Tournament

Our 38th Annual OCVFA Bowling Tournament will be held on Saturday, February 21, 2015 at Lakeview Bowling Center

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Sat. Sep 13th 2014
Rich Webster Scholarship Golf Tournament

Our 2nd annual Golf Tournament is scheduled on Sunday, June 7, 2015 at Orchard Vali Country Club. More information to follow.

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Sat. Jul 19th 2014
Legislative Beakfast

Legislative Breakfast this year will be at the Camillus Elks on Newport Road on February 28, 2015.

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Contact Information

Onondaga County Volunteer Firemen's Association
President Gordy Kotars, P O Box 345
Solvay, NY  13209

Non-Emergency:
315-447-1208

Emergency:
911

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 OCVFA Officers
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2014-2015 OCVFA Officers
   

President Gordy Kotars

447-1208 GEK400@aol.com

Past Chief, Past President and Life Member of Taunton Fire Dept, Committee Vice Chair of FASNY Public relations, member OCVFA and Public Relations, OCVCA member and Publicity Chair of CNYFA, Member and vice Chair of Public Relations, NYNYFA, Past President Fire Training Center, Town of Onondaga, Member of Town of Onondaga Sprinkler Review Board, Parish Council member of Most Holy Rosary Church, Married Wife Colleen and two Children

  

1st Vice President Mike Caron,

 

Member Elbridge Fire Company (1984-1987), transferred to Jordan Fire Department (1987-1990). Moved to Village of Elbridge in 1990 and transferred membership back to Elbridge Fire Department (1990-present). Served as Vice President (1 year) and became President in 2007 until present. Also current member of FASNY, OCVFA, OCFCA, OCFPA, VFPASNY and NCNYVFA. Employed as Financial Representative with Pricipal Financial Group and work with anyone in volunteer fire service. Will do seminars for fire departments as well.

 

  

 2nd Vice President Joanne VanSlyke

 

 Firefighter and Secretary of Southwood Fire Dept., Assistant Secretary-OCVFA- 

  

 Past President John Roder
(315) 699-1389
roder1975@yahoo.com

Life member and past Chief of Hinsdale Fire department, served as Secretary/Treasurer for Hinsdale Fire District for Many years, Past President of Onondaga County Fire Districts, member; FASNY, Central NY Firemen's Association, Onondaga County Fire Chief's Board of Directors, NYS Chief's Association, Board of director Fire Prevention Education Center State Fair, Northern Central NY Volunteer Firemen's Association trustee director.

  

Treasurer Dave Blair
(315) 487-1244
djblair@twcny.rr.com

Life member of Fairmount Fire Department and Past Board of Directors for Fairmount.  Recently elected Vice President of the Firemen's Home Board of Trustees.

  

Secretary Dee Spraker
(315) 488-0762
dee0720@aol.com

Life member and Past President of Fairmount Firemen's Auxiliary, held other offices of Treasurer and Vice President.  Active member of LAOCVFA, Co-chairman of Ladies' Pushball, member of LAFASNY, currently Secretary of both OCVFA & OCFCA.

 

  

Marty Pine, Assistant Secretary

Member of Bridgeport Fire Department

  
   

 BOARD OF DIRECTORS

  

Jeb Bealer, Director

Member and Past Chief of the Howlett Hill Fire Dept.

 

  

Earl  D. DeLore, Director
(Member, Bridgeport Fire Department)

  

Bill Harris-Director 

member of the Fayetteville Fire Department and  President- County Fire Police Assn.

  

Tom Czajak

Member of the Minoa Fire Dept.l Fire Department


 

  

Jeff Martin, Director

Member of Taunton Fiire Department,  President of Central NY Firemen's Association


 

  

Rick Nemier-Director

Assistant Chief and Member of Nedrow Fire Department.

  

David Van Slyke-Director

Active member and EMT with the Southwood Fire Department, currently holds the position of 2nd deputy Chief. Past Offices held 1st Lieutenant, Treasurer and Past Board of Directors of Department. Currently sits on Board of Directors at EAVES, member EAVES rehab team, current member of Onondaga County Fire Police Assoc. Past member of the Jamesville Fire Department and West Monroe Fire Dept in Oswego County. Presently on the following committees with OCVFA Bowling Tournament, County Awards, Legislative Breakfast, NYS Fair Fire Education Booth, and Scholarship.

  

Tina Cali-Director

President & member of the Nedrow Fire Dept.

  

 David Steinberg-Director

Member of Dewitt Fire Dept.

  

Sergeant-at-arms Marty Thomas

Member of Memphis Fire Dept.

Past President Of Onondaga County Volunteer Firemen's Association

  

Assistant Sergeant-at-arms -


 

  

Chaplin Reverend Jack Kissel
(315) 468-1427

Solvay Fire Department

 

 




A....OCVFA Board Meetings

Board Meetings start at 6:30 PM

 

  • December Taunton Fire Department.
  • January 14th, 2015-Southwood Fire Dept.
  • February 11th, 2015-Fairmount Fire Dept.
  • March 11th, 2015-Howlett Hill Fire Dept.
  • April 18th, 2015-Bridgeport Fire Dept.
  • May 13th 2015- Elbridge Fire Dept.
  • June 10th, 2015-

     


A...O.C.V.F.A. Membership

Membership Meetings

Food and Refreshments at 1900 hours with meeting starting at 1930 hours.

           

  • November 19th , 2014Joint meeting with County Chief's -Bridgeport Fire Dept.
  • January 21st, 2015-Lyncourt Fire Dept.
  • February 18th, 2015-Taunton Fire Dept.
  • March 18th ,2015-Solvay Fire Dept.
  • April 15th, 2015- Tully Fire Dept.
  • May 20th, 2015-Fayetteville Fire Dept.
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Fire Police Meetings

Current Officers:,  President Bill Harris(golfbone200@yahoo.com, Vice President-Linda Lawton, Secretary Don Amerman, Treasurer Chuck Pickard,  Directors-Donald Bender, Ronald Forss, Eugene Sweet(Chair), Paul DuFault, Bernie Stolusky,Nicholas Erard,

Sgt at Arms-John Lewis, Sr. & Louise Schmidt, Past Presidents-Jeff Martin, Jim Rusin, Chuck Pickard, Bernie Stolusky, Bob Beamish

 

Social Hour 1900 hours,
Meeting @ 1930 hours

2014

  March 12th- Liverpool Fire Dept., April 9th- Jamesville Fire Dept., May 14th-Clay FD,  June 11-Belgium Cold Springs FD, September 10th-Mottville Fire Dept., October 8th-Warners Fire Dept., November 12-Howlett Hill Fire Dept., December 10th-Skaneateles Fire Dept.

March 15th Annual Thomas F. With-VFPASNY Fire Police Training and Educations Seminar, Montour Falls, NYS Academy of Fire Science.

May 1 through May 4th 60th Annual Fire Police Convention-Seneca Alleghany Hotel and Conference Center-Salamanca, New York


Northern Central

Meeting and banquet Dates

 


Northern Section

2014 Meetings

June 4, 2014-Hinsdale Fire Dept., July-no meeting, August-No Meeting, September 3rd-Phoenix FD Station # 1, October 1st-Central Square FD, November 5th-Mattydale FD, December 3rd-Seneca River Fire Dept., January 7th, 2015- Belgium Cold Springs FD Station # 1, February 4th-Bridgeport Fire Dept,,March 4th-Brewerton Fire Dept., April 1st-South Bay Fire Dept.

President Donald Mackey, Vice President-Dan Izzo, Secretary Scott Leavery, Treasurer-Paul Dufault


Onon. County Emergency MG

Onondaga County Emergency Mgmt,Division 4 & 5 Meeting Schedule

April 2nd @ Fayetteville Fire Dept.

June 4th @ East Syracuse # 2

October 1st @ Minoa Station # 1

December 3rd @ Dewitt Fire Department.


Onon. County Ladies Aux.

The next meeting of the Onondaga County Firemen's Association Ladies Auxiliary will be held on Tuesday, September 16th at Howlett Hill Fire Dept.

 

New Slate of Officers for 2014-2015

President Christina Sudol, Vice President Bobby McBride, Financial Secretary-Mary Kay Spears, Secretary , Treasurer-Sandy Dugan, 1 yr. director-Ann Hogan, 2 yr director-Michael Babb, 3 yr. director Emily Sudol, Jr. Past President-Kathleen Heighton, Chaplain-Elizabeth Pettitt


Onondaga Co Fire Chiefs

Scheduled Meetings for 2014- September 24th Hinsdale Fire Dept., November 19th with the County Fire Chiefs at the Bridgeport Fire Dept., January 28, 2015 Skaneateles Fire Dept.

  Round Table Discussion- scheduled- , , August 27th-Navarino, October 29th-Minoa # 1.

2013 Current Officers

 President Ray Dill, 1st Vice President David Steinberg,2nd Vice President-Melissa Abend  Treasurer David Van Marter, Secretary Dee Spraker (dee0720@aol.com, North Director-John Roder, East Director-Ed Visser, West Director-Joe Marcheterre, South Director-Ron Wheatley, City-Paul Linnertz, Immediate Past President Roger Spraker, Fire Advisory, EMS Advisory-Rick Neimier.


Southern Section Meetings

Membership Meetings  2013

 

 

June 27th- South Onondaga

July 25th -Apulia

August 15th Delphi Falls

September 26th Pompey

October 24th Tully

November 2nd Banquet at Nedrow

January@Fabius

February@Sentinenal Heights

March@Lafayette Fire Dept.

April@Jamesville Fire Dept.

May @ Southwood Fire Dept.

June -Onondaga Nation


Western Section

Western Section will change their monthly meetings to quarterly meeting, the Next meeting to be

 

 



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