Apopka Fire Chief Sean Wylam was named the Central Florida Fire Chiefs Association (CFFCA) District 1 Director representing Orange County by the CFFCA Board of Directors on January 6th. Wylam will serve a term that ends in January of 2023.
As part of this new role, Wylam will work in cooperation with the CFFCA and local Fire and EMS agencies to promote collaborative leadership through education and advocacy.
"I am both humbled and grateful for the opportunity to serve," said Wylam. "Being that the CFFCA is one of the oldest Fire Chief Associations in the State and that the fire service agencies in Central Florida are among the best in the country, I am humbled and proud to represent both our agency and the Orange County region in this capacity to help continue the mission and core values of the CFFCA."
Wylam is pleased that the CFFCA gives area fire chiefs an opportunity to collaborate between departments in Central Florida.
"We are very fortunate in the Central Florida region to have an amazing working relationship amongst all of the agencies," he said. "The CFFCA is instrumental in the professional development, and networking opportunities between chief-level fire officers throughout our four-county region. I am grateful for the opportunity to be part of future collaborative efforts for our region."
The CFFCA works to provide quality interaction opportunities between executive-level Chief Fire Officers throughout the four-county region while promoting Proactive Fire/EMS leadership. This group also establishes and supports common goals within our profession and provides professional development opportunities for local agencies like ours!
The CFFCA is comprised of fire departments in Lake, Orange, Osceola, and Seminole Counties.
According to its website, the CFFCA's mission is to promote proactive Fire / EMS leadership, establish and support common goals within their profession, provide professional development and networking opportunities, and deliver association services in a business, yet social environment.