New York State
Association of Fire Chiefs

Providing Service to Those Who Serve

2nd Vice President 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 Chiefs Association, Town of Babylon Fire Officials Association, and Fire Chiefs’ Council of Suffolk County. LaFerrera still serves on the Suffolk County Fire and Rescue Services Commission. He has been a member of NYSAFC since 1990 and has served on the Communications Committee, the Annual Conference Committee Administration Sub-Committee assisting in registration at the Annual Conference & FIRE Expo, and the Volunteer Chiefs committee. He is currently the liaison to the Governance Committee. LaFerrera has been a director since 2016 and was elected 2nd vice president in June 2022. 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.