New York State
Association of Fire Chiefs

Providing Service to Those Who Serve

Director Anthony V. LaFerrera

Chief Anthony Vincent LaFerrera (Tony or LaF) began his fire service career with the North Babylon Volunteer Fire Company in March of 1979. Assigned to Station #2, LaFerrera moved through the ranks of line officer and served as captain from 1986-1989. He was elected 3rd assistant chief in 1990 and chief in 1994 and 1995. LaFerrera still serves on the executive board as a trustee and is also a past president of the fire company. Additionally, he is a past president of the Town of Babylon Fire Chief’s Association and Fire Chiefs’ Council of Suffolk County. LaFerrera currently serves as president of the Town of Babylon Fire Officials Association and is a member of the Suffolk County Fire and Rescue Services Commission. He has been a member of NYSAFC since 1990 and has served on the Communications Committee and Annual Conference Committee Administration Sub-Committee, assisting in registration at the Annual Conference & FIRE Expo. LaFerrera is currently the liaison to the Volunteer Chiefs Committee. He is also a retired FDNY EMS lieutenant. Tony has been married to his wife, Dorothy, since 1983 and they have one daughter, Holly Marie, and a grandson, Andrew.