Professional Development Committee
The Professional Development Committee provides strategic direction in professional development to meet the fire and emergency services leadership challenges of today and tomorrow and to make the IAFC the national focus in the development of effective and successful incumbent and future chief fire officers.
The Committee focuses on projects and activities consistent with the planned, progressive career-long process of education, training, self-development and experience.
In 2010, the Committee published the 2nd Edition of the Officer Development Handbook. Currently, the Committee is working on the revision to NPFA 1021.
Chief Christopher P. Riley
Colorado Springs Fire Department
Go to Committee contact information.
Live Fire Experiments Provide Data on the Effects of Fire Resources
An Ambitious Agenda for the New Congress
Executive Fire Officer: A Personal Touch on Community Engagement
President's Letter: Serving the IAFC, Listening to You