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NYS Fire Commissioner Training

Come join us for in-person learning at the New York State Association of Fire Chiefs FIRE 2023!

Registration Deadline: May 22, 2023

NYSAFC is pleased to offer a Fire Commissioner Training opportunity at FIRE 2023 to assist fire district administrators, including fire commissioners, fire district secretaries, treasurers, and fire chiefs!

Presented by Attorneys Mark Butler and Terry Hannigan

NYS Fire Commissioner Training


Wednesday, June 14 – 8:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

@ The Oncenter (lower level) – Rooms 5-6, Syracuse, New York


Registration Fee: $135 – Includes breakfast, lunch & three One Day Tickets for the FIRE 2023 Expo (valid June 15-17)

This course provides basic fire commissioner training by examining the authority and responsibilities of fire district commissioners. Class participation with group discussion will be emphasized and illustration of fire district problems engages all participants and makes the material practical and meaningful. The course is presented by two of the leading fire service attorneys in New York state with extensive experience representing fire districts and training fire district commissioners. The course meets and exceeds the requirements of Town Law 176-e, is approved by the NYS Comptroller, and satisfies fire commissioner training requirements for those required to complete training within 270 days of election or appointment. Designed for fire commissioners, fire district secretaries, treasurers, and fire chiefs are also encouraged to attend.

You must register directly through NYSAFC.


Registration Deadline: May 22, 2023



Fire Commissioner Training registration cancellations (and Conference Full Term Registration cancellations, if purchased) must be submitted in writing to NYSAFC. A service fee of 25% will be applied. Badges/tickets, if issued to the registrant(s), must be returned with the letter of cancellation to receive a refund. The deadline for requesting refunds is July 10, 2023. Individual hotel cancellation policies apply. NYSAFC does not assume the responsibility for canceling hotel reservations if the association is notified of cancellation of your Fire Commissioner Training and/or conference registration.

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