Aiming to foster and promote unity and harmony among volunteer fire departments throughout Indiana


2023 Committees and Members

Executive Committee: Chairman Jerry Liston, Ross Emery, Leighanne Ellis, Luke Kluender, David Israel, Buz Koehler, and Steve Anderson.

Angel Award: Chairman Diane Harrison, Suzie Lewis, Brittany Cole, Leona Uryga, Becky Sorg, Rachel Bussey, and Ashley Armstrong.

Audit: Chairman David Israel, Steve Anderson, Jeff Biehl, Jason Ryan, and Luke Kluender.

Awards: Chairman Ross Emery, Jack Zeeks, Steve Nolan. Luke Kluender, Larry Bartlow, Brent Bush, Jerry Sprague, John Ray, Don Cushman, and Ashley Armstrong.

Bridgeport: Chairman Richard Glant, David Israel, Jerry Liston, Ross Emery, Luke Kluender, Dave Elick, Ed Scheele, Jack Zeeks, and Ashley Armstrong.

By-Laws and SOG's: Chairman Dave Elick, Larry Bartlow, Leighanne Ellis, Jack Kerney, Tom Fentress, Jerry Sprague, Elton Schaefer, and Larry Curl.

Clothing Claims: Chairman John Grolich, Jeff Biehl, Brent Bush, Larry Ketchem, Ed Scheele, Bob Uryga, Sam Emery, Rex Maynard, and Don Fultz.

Convention: Chairman David Israel, Paul Holcomb, Jack Kerney, Jean Smith, Luke Kluender, Ross Emery, Tammy Wright, Don Fultz, Josh Reisert, Anthony Smith, Jeff Biehl, Steve Anderson, and Larry Curl.

Credentials: Chairman Leighanne Ellis, Diane Harrison, Jack Kerney, Larry Bartlow, Jean Smith, and Ed Scheele.

EMS: Chairman Tammy Wright, Tom Fentress, Ashley Armstrong, Don Cushman, Anthony Smith, Rex Maynard, John Grolich, and Trauma Rep. Tim Smith.

Health & Wellness Committee: Chairman Jerry Liston, Tom Fentress, Leighanne Ellis, David Israel, Jeremy Reef, Steve Nolan, Richard Glant, and Nick Waninger.

Legislation: Chairman Buz Koehler, David Israel, Jerry Liston, Ross Emery, Steve Anderson, Luke Kluender, Jean Smith, Jack Kerney, Nick Waninger, Ed Scheele, Anthony Smith, Tammy Wright, Ben Sieverding, Josh Reisert, and Lobbyist Larry Curl.

LODD: Chairman Dave Elick, Paul Holcomb, Jack Zeeks, Jack Kerney, Rick Cannon, and Pete Taylor.

Logo: Chairman Nick Waninger, Ben Sieverding, Pascal Moon, Rex Maynard, and Pete Taylor.

Membership and Marketing: Chairman Sam Bisel, Leighanne Ellis, Jean Smith, Jeremy Reef, Steve Nolan, Ed Scheele, Tim Deckard, Tom Fentress, Tony Dalrymple, Pascal Moon, Sam Emery, Jason Ryan, Jack Kerney, and John Ray.

Mileage: Chairman Luke Kluender, Bev Harker, Buz Koehler, Richard Glant, Don Cushman, and Jeremy Reef.

Mr. IVFA: Chairman Larry Curl, Brent Bush, Steve Anderson, Pete Taylor, and Ed Stone, (Deceased)

Newspaper: Chairman Buz Koehler, Sam Bisel, Don Cushman, Tony Dalrymple, Randy Denton, Rick Cannon, Tammy Wright, Marshall Neese, Ashley Armstrong, and Jason Ryan.

Nominating: Chairman Jack Zeeks, Don Cushman, and Ed Scheele.

Parliamentary: Chairman Jack Zeeks, Steve Nolan, and Sam Bisel.

Public Relations and Education: Chairman Don Cushman Steve Nolan, Brent Bush, Ed Scheele, Jack Zeeks, Bob Uryga, John Grolich, Randy Denton, Pete Taylor, and Rick Cannon.

Social Media and Website: Chairman Josh Reisert, Anthony Smith, Paul Holcomb, David Israel, Steve Anderson, Jean Smith, Randy Denton, Nick Waninger, and Larry Curl.

Special Projects: Chairman Buz Koehler, Steve Anderson, Dave Elick, Jeremy Reef, Larry Bartlow, Larry Ketchem, Marshall Neese, John Ray, Rex Maynard, Ben Sieverding, and Ashley Armstrong.

Training: Chairman Steve Anderson, Ben Seiverding, Nick Waninger, Anthony Smith, Brent Bush, Jack Kerney, Elton Shafer, John Grolich, Jason Ryan, and John Ray.

Younger Membership: Chairman Jerry Sprague, Leighanne Ellis, Nick Waninger, Buz Koehler, Jean Smith, Jeremy Reef, Sam Bisel, Anthony Smith, Pete Taylor, Jeff Biehl, Sam Emery, Pascal Moon, and Rick Cannon.