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Chief Halstead Elected President Of CT State Firefighters Association
Sat. Sep 19th 2020

Sandy Hook VFR Chief Bill Halstead was elected president of The Connecticut State Firefighters Association (CSFA) on September 19, during the association's annual convention. 

CSFA is the central organization for Connecticut’s fire service members in matters relating to federal and state legislative initiatives, firefighter death and disability benefit claims, and the exchange of pertinent information. It also coordinates with fire service organizations at the national, state, and regional levels.

Members represent paid and volunteer companies and departments. For fiscal year 2018-19, the nonprofit organization had 26,750 000 members, 22,000 of whom were volunteer firefighters.

CSFA’s 137th annual convention — with social distancing measures observed — was held September 18-19 in Waterbury.

Elections were held on Saturday. Terms went into effect immediately. 

A longstanding member of CSFA, Chief Halstead has in recent years been the association’s second vice president and then first vice president. He also served several years ago as Fairfield County vice president. He was inducted into CSFA's Hall of Fame in 2011.

Read more here: Halstead Elected President of CT State Firefighters Association

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