New York State
Association of Fire Chiefs

Providing Service to Those Who Serve

Board of Directors



2017-2018 NYSAFC Board of Directors: Back Row (l to r): Directors William Owen III, Robert Kloepfer, Scott Ewing, Michael Volpe, Anthony LaFerrera, Bernard Lee, James Hare, Lee Shurtleff, and Bruce Heberer. Front Row (l to r): Director James Harrington, 2nd Vice President Robert Parese, Past President Joseph Fahd, President John Sroka, 1st Vice President Julius Leone, and Director James Comstock.


2018-2019 NYSAFC Board Members
President Julius J. Leone Jr. 
1st Vice President Robert P. Parese
2nd Vice President Lee Shurtleff
Past President John P. Sroka
Director James R. Comstock
Director R. Scott Ewing
Director James E. Hare
Director James W. Harrington
Director – Career Bruce E. Heberer
Director Robert R. Kloepfer Jr.
Director Anthony V. LaFerrera
Director Dale G. Lingenfelter
Director Richard L. Lyman
Director William K. Owen III
Director – EMS Michael J. Volpe