Florida Association for Hazardous Materials Responders

The Hazardous Materials Responders Section of the Florida Fire Chiefs' Association

FLAHR Section LogoThe Florida Association for Hazardous Materials Responders is an organization of individuals and groups at all levels of training and from all backgrounds, including fire services, EMS, law enforcement, emergency management and industry who are interested in the area of response to hazardous materials and weapons of mass destruction.  The section is governed by a section council.

Section Council
FLAHR Reference Documents
Meeting Minutes
SERC Docs/State Forms Pertaining to Hazmat


*NOTICE: FLAHR Elections*

This notification is to solicit nominations for the below positions and provide them to the nomination committee.
FLAHR members who wish to nominate another FLAHR member for the following positions will make their nomination by email to the committee members listed below.  The committee will then confirm with the nominee that they accept the nomination and that they are an active member of FLAHR.  All nominations must be submitted to the nomination committee no later than December 21, 2022, close of business.
The FLAHR Secretary will collect a bio from each of the nominated members after the close of nominations and share them with the Section membership.  The elections for these positions will be held at the January Scheduled Section Meeting.  The newly elected members will take office on July 1st, 2023.  
The positions that are open for nominations are:

  • Vice Chair
  • Regional Directors
    • Region 1
    • Region 3
    • Region 4  (This position is currently vacant and will be filled to complete the term)
    • Region 5
    • Region 7

The Election Committee selected by the FLAHR Chair are listed below:

The results of the election will be reviewed by the secretary and noted in the minutes of the January business meeting.

Thank you for your participation with the Florida Association of HazMat Responders.

Section Council
Chairperson Heather Lorimor, Battalion Chief
Volusia County Fire Rescue
(386) 473-5914
Vice Chair Vacant
Secretary Mike Bloski, Hazmat Captain
Southern Manatee Fire Rescue
(941) 751-7675
FFCA Board Liaison Greg DeWitt, Fire Chief
Bonita Springs Fire Control and Rescue District
(239) 390-7959
LEPC Liaison
Region 1 Representative Jeff Rohrer, Firefighter/ Hazmat Tech
Escambia County Fire Rescue
(850) 777-9545
Region 2 Representative Allen Willis, Jr., Staff Captain/Special Operations
Tallahassee Fire Department
(850) 509-3977
Region 3 Representative Sean Withers, Captain
Gainesville Fire Rescue
(352) 334-5075
Region 4 Representative Vacant
Region 5 Representative Aaron Rhodes, District Chief
Orlando Fire Department
(407) 246-3160
Region 6 Representative Jason Wilkins, Captain / Special Operations Coordinator
Sarasota County Fire Department
(941) 882-0769
Region 7 Representative Vacant
FLAHR Reference Documents
Meeting Minutes
SERC Documents and State Forms Pertaining to Hazmat
SERC Documents and State Forms