Government Relations

This committee, composed of FFCA members, works closely with the FFCA board of directors to formulate a plan of action to address legislative issues which affect the Florida fire and emergency services. A pro-active committee, it develops position statements of legislative issues, recommends endorsements of candidates and coordinates lobbying activities during the legislative session.

Please contact us with any comments or questions to [email protected].

Legislative Information

2024 FFCA Legislative Policy Statement
2024 Legislative Policy Statement


2024 FFCA Legislative Session Final Report
2024 Legislative Session Final Report

2024 FFCA Key Legislative Contacts

Darrel Donatto, Fire Chief
Town of Jupiter Fire Rescue

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Vice Chair

Carlos Aviles, Fire Chief
St. Augustine Fire Department

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Ben Rigney, MPA, Fire Chief
West Manatee Fire District

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FFCA President

Harold Theus, Fire Chief
Alachua County Fire Rescue

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Immediate Past President

Doug Riley, Fire Chief
Lakeland Fire Department

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FFCA Executive Director

Ngoc Huynh
Florida Fire Chiefs' Association

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Johnson & Blanton

  • Eric Prutsman
  • Travis Blanton
  • Jon Johnson