From the City of Pearland-
Pearland Fire Chief Vance Riley has been named Secretary of the EMS Section Board of Directors International Association of Fire Chiefs. Established in 1873, the 11,000+ members of the International Association of Fire Chiefs represent the leadership of firefighters and emergency responders worldwide and its members are the world’s leading experts in firefighting, emergency medical services, terrorism response, hazardous materials spills, natural disasters, search and rescue, and public safety policy. 2400 of those members are also members of the EMS Section. The EMS Section provides a forum that addresses fire service EMS issues including: guidance and direction to the IAFC board and membership on fire service EMS issues, representing fire-based EMS issues to the federal government and other interest groups and offering a wealth of resources to members and the EMS Community. Chief John Sinclair, President of the IAFC, also congratulated Chief Riley, noting that his time spent on EMS policy at a state level provides a good base of understanding for work at a national level. Chief Riley has served as Pearland Fire Chief for the last 5 years.
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