Invitation for CFMA Board Prospects
The California Fire Mechanics Academy Inc. Board Directors are seeking individuals from both the Northern and Southern Sections of the California Fire Mechanics Associations to apply for a vacant position on the CFMA Board of Directors. All Board positions are voluntary and are not compensated. However, all regular business expenses incurred for CFMA business are reimbursed or covered in advance by the CFMA.
To be considered, all candidates should be current members of their respective mechanics sections (North or South). The CFMA Board of Directors attempts to have balanced representation from both sections. The next several years promise to be exciting ones for CFMA. The CFMA strives to continue to have a positive impact on the students we serve. The Board of Directors plays a central role in this important work. We are seeking committed individuals with experience and involvement in the fire service fleet maintenance community. If you feel you are well qualified to be nominated for a board position, please contact the CFMA office at (916) 333-5044.
The primary responsibilities of our directors are to attend quarterly and to participate in the development of our annual fire mechanics academies. Our regular meetings are held on a quarterly basis. These meetings normally run 1.5 – 2 days on a Thursday – Saturday in January, June and September in addition to our March/April academy. Academies are held twice a year, one in the spring and one in the fall each year.
Candidates should be advocates for the importance and benefits of vocational training. They should enjoy the educational process and be committed to its quality and validity. We strive to make fire mechanics visible and respected in the public safety community and beyond. We invite you to become a part of this growing tradition.