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Become Part of the Team
An AFCA membership offers the opportunity for you to become part of a large network of people across Canada and the U.S. who share expertise on a wide variety of fire service-related issues. As a member, you gain access to other Alberta Fire Chiefs and Trade members that is available only from AFCA—allowing you to maintain close contact with a team of individuals within the Alberta fire service.
AFCA membership gives you an opportunity to participate in decisions that directly affect the safety and well being of individuals in career, part-time and volunteer fire service positions, as well as the general public.
You can contribute to the work of the Association by participating as a member of a Committee, or becoming a member of the Board of Directors.
Education & Training
As an AFCA member, you have the opportunity to participate in discussions and share opinions and concerns with colleagues in the fire service. Educational opportunities for members are provided at seminars, symposiums and regional meetings throughout the year.
The AFCA is often called upon to provide advice and assistance on matters related to fire training standards, programs and other important issues that help shape the Fire Service in Alberta. In partnership with the Alberta Fire Training Officer’s Association (AFTOA), the AFCA works hard to help steer the direction of accreditation and training in the Province.
As part of a large network of Fire Service Leaders, AFCA members share upcoming training opportunities amongst our membership. Sign up today and receive notifications and gain access to sign up for member only training.
Provincial & National Involvement
The AFCA works to ensure the best possible protection to members of the Fire Service and performs an advocacy role on behalf of our members.
We are involved with a number of Provincial and National organizations and Committees affecting the Fire Service including but not limited to:
– Building and Fire Codes
– Occupational Health & Safety
– Transportation & Infrastructure
– Alberta Health Services
Out members also have the opportunity to express concerns and opinions to other associations and organizations including:
– The Canadian Association of Fire Chiefs (CAFC)
– Alberta Urban Municipalities Association (AUMA)
– Rural Municipalities Association (RMA)
Membership in the AFCA gives you a voice in that can help impact the safety of all Albertan’s.
For Members Only
The members area of the AFCA website (www.afca.ca) holds meeting minutes and documents only available to members. The members area is available only to registered members who may have access to a variety of information on all emergency services.
AFCA Members receive an exclusive discount on all AFCA Bookstore materials. The AFCA Bookstore stocks a variety of materials related to Emergency Fire and EMS services in Western Canada—training, codes, resources and regulatory documents.
AFCA members also enjoy discounts on memberships with partner organizations and at AFCA sponsored conferences and seminars.
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Individuals eligible for Active Membership include:
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Individuals eligible include those involved in the fire service but who may not be eligible for Active Membership.
Persons eligible for Associate Membership include:
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Individuals eligible for a Trade Membership include:
Persons who are members of firms whether structured as corporations, partnerships or proprietorships which service, manufacture, or supply equipment and/or materials to the emergency industry and Association members.
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AFFILIATE GROUP MEMBERSHIP
Affiliate Group Member
Groups whose aims, objectives, mission and special interest are similar or identical to the aims, objectives, mission or special interests of the Association.
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- Have performed meritorious acts or services on behalf of the Association in particular or the fire service in general; or,
- Have acted in a brave or unselfish manner when assisting the victim of an emergency incident; or,
- Have promoted fire safety or the mental or physical well being of the citizens of Alberta in a manner deemed worthy of recognition by the Board of Directors.
- Honorary Members need not necessarily be previous or present members of the Association.
Persons eligible for Life Membership may include persons:
- Who have served the Association in a meritorious manner; and,
- Have been Members in good standing for the previous ten years, or,
- Have served a minimum of one full term as President; or,
- Have served a minimum of two full terms as a Director of the Association.