Association’s Executive elections: stability and unity

The Association of Volunteer Bush Fire Brigades held its annual elections for Executive Committee positions last Saturday, 19th November 2016. The current Executive Committee members were all re-elected unopposed to their respective positions. The Association’s Executive Committee for the next 12 months are: President, Dave Gossage AFSM; Vice President, Phil Penny; Secretary, John Mangini; and Treasurer,…

Volunteers Conference 2016 rated best yet

The Association of Volunteer Bush Fire Brigades attended the Emergency Volunteers’ Conference Committee meeting this week to discuss the volunteers’ feedback on this year’s conference. Volunteers rated this year’s conference the best yet with generally high ratings for the overall organisation and content. The Association acknowledges the enormous effort by DFES staff and representatives from…