NVFC Spring Board Meeting 2013
Join us for the NVFC Board Meeting
Friday, May 10 - Saturday, May 11, 2013
Please join the National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) for its annual spring board meeting in historic Old Town Alexandria. This meeting is an important time devoted to conducting business, getting committee work done, and spending time together. The spring meeting also honors outstanding achievements by individuals and departments at the Friday night Awards Reception and Dinner.
Thank you to the sponsors of the 2013 NVFC Spring Meeting and Awards:
NEW Legislative Priorities Webinar – May 1 at 2pm ET
Here’s your opportunity to review the NVFC legislative priorities and be prepared for meetings with Congressional representatives. This will be a Live discussion of the talking points and issues that will be included in the legislative packets. Dave Finger will be giving a very brief overview of each issue and you will be able to ask questions. (This webinar will be recorded and available.) Please register in advance by clicking here.
CFSI Dinner - Thursday
The spring meeting is strategically timed to start the day after the CFSI dinner. The NVFC is arranging for bus service to take meeting registrants to and from the Washington Hilton. Please see the spring meeting agenda for specific times and gathering locations.
Welcome Breakfast – Friday (8:15 am)
Our meeting starts with the Welcome Breakfast. We will greet our new members and say hello to our fellow friends and colleagues. Everyone is welcome to attend.
Awards Reception & Dinner – Friday (6:00 pm)
This is the night we recognize individuals and departments that are outstanding. The Foundation’s Silent Auction is held during the reception.
NEW! Early Morning Walking – Friday & Saturday (6:30-7:15 am)
For all our early risers! Join us for a 45-minute walk on the footpath of George Washington. We’ll gather and set the paces for both brisk and less-brisk walking.
SPONSOR THE 2013 MEETING!
There are many ways to reach the fire and EMS leadership at the spring meeting. New this Year – Roundtable Discussion Sponsorship! Be sure your brand, message, and support are in front of this highly qualified meeting attendee.
Click here for a full list of opportunities.
The robust two-day agenda includes an updated committee schedule and time for officer/Executive Committee elections. The agenda is updated periodically, so be sure to check back as you make your plans.
Click here for meeting agenda (updated 4/25/13).
Click here for Roundtable description.
Take advantage of the Early Bird Registration discount of $50 – Register by April 8th!
NEW – In order to receive the Early Bird Registration discount, all payments and registration forms must be received by the April 8th deadline! After the 8th, the full registration fee applies (even if bringing your payment on site). Payments received after the meeting will be assessed a $50 late fee.
Click here for online registration.
ACCOMMODATIONS AND TRAVEL
The Holiday Inn & Suites Old Town Alexandria has been selected as the spring meeting hotel. There is complimentary shuttle bus service to and from Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport. There is also service that drops off and picks up near the heart of Old Town Alexandria on King Street.
Reservations must be made by Monday, April 8th (5:00 pm) to get the NVFC group discount or to guarantee a room.
Holiday Inn & Suites Old town Alexandria
625 First Street * Alexandria, VA 22314
Single & Double Room Rate: $164
Online registration: Click here and use code C0J
- Be sure to mention NVFC when making your reservations to receive the group room discount rate
- Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA)
- Dulles International Airport (IAD)
- Baltimore/Washington Thurgood Marshall International Airport (BWI)
The Holiday Inn & Suites and Crowne Plaza share complimentary shuttle service to and from the Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport.
- From the Airport: Baggage Claim Door 5 or 9, every half hour
Thank you Meeting Sponsors!
American Addiction Centers
American Addiction Centers has been selected by the NVFC as a provider of Member Assistance services for all NVFC members and their families. Our certified counselors are available 24/7 at our toll-free, confidential phone line to provide assistance with issues including substance abuse, relationship / psychological problems, or any issue disturbing a member’s career and wellness. Services are offered as part of the member benefit package, at no cost to NVFC members or their immediate family. This is the first NVFC program of its kind since its inception in 1976. www.americanaddictioncenters.com
Firefighter Training is Our ONLY Business. IFSTA has a full line of print and electronic products to support student success in the classroom and for certification exams. Content is validated by firefighters for firefighters. Essentials of Fire Fighting, 6th Edition is here NOW! Making Good Firefighters GREAT Firefighters! IFSTA.org
McNeil & Co./ESIP
ESIP provides insurance that addresses the needs of fire and emergency organizations nationwide. Coupled with risk management and training services, ESIP offers a complete safety and protection package unrivaled in the marketplace. Program includes Property, Automobile, General Liability, E&O/D&O, Umbrella, Crime, Portable Equipment, Cyber Liability, Accident & Sickness and Group Term Life. http://www.mcneilandcompany.com/our-insurance-programs/esip/