OUR MISSION

The Association of Fire Districts of the State of New York, a not-for-profit corporation, works to improve the fiscal responsibility, efficiency and effectiveness of the fire district management through education, training and advocacy for commissioners and other fire district officials in the 57 counties outside of the City of New York.

Association Committees


Audit Committee

Ralph Esposito
Chairman
11 Eweler Ave
Floral Park, NY 11001
(516) 354-4744
ralphefdr@aol.com

Kenneth Preston
Vice Chairman
436 Meadowbriar Road
Rochester, NY 14616
(585) 621-6437
kbpemail@aol.com


Budget Committee

David Denniston
Chairman
337 West State Road
Dryden, NY 13053
(607) 423-1636
tonisddenn@mcneilandcompany.com

Tom Link
Vice Chairman
207 Oakwood Lane
Webster, NY 14580
(585) 671-8444
tlink@rochester.rr.com


Administration / Policy Committee

Catherine Thompson
Chairman
3260 Patchett Road
Baldwinsville, NY 13027
(315) 635-5136
kandk@twcny.rr.com

John Wicka
Vice Chairman
5791 Apollo Drive
Lake View, NY 14085-9636
(716) 863-3756
mjlwicka@roadrunner.com


Membership Committee

Leon Clodgo
Chairman
51 Clinton Street
Keesville, NY 12944
(518) 834-9151
oldbutch@yahoo.com

James HavernickSr.
Vice Chairman
54 Wells Avenue
Cheektowaga, NY 14224
(716) 583-4061
havey01@roadrunner.com


Education / Program Committee

Catherine Thompson
Chairman
3260 Patchett Road
Baldwinsville, NY 13027
(315) 635-5136
kandk@twcny.rr.com

David Denniston
Vice Chairman
337 West State Road
Dryden, NY 13053
(607) 423-1636
ddenniston@mcneilandcompany.com


Annual Meeting / Workshop Committee

Ralph Esposito
Chairman
11 Eweler Ave
Floral Park, NY 11001
(516) 354-4744
ralphefdr@aol.com

Kenneth Preston
Vice Chairman
436 Meadowbriar Road
Rochester, NY 14616
(585) 621-6437
kbpemail@aol.com

Joyce Herlihy
Guest Program
1082 Route 91
Tully, NY 13159
(315) 683-5309
teherlih@yahoo.com

EvieGallino
Chairperson Guest Program
4 Cob Court
Rock Point, NY 11778
(631) 831-6875
evieg5@aol.com

Linda Rinaldi
Vice Chair Guest Program
8 County Route 76
Stillwater, NY 12170
(518) 664-6538
(518) 944-4343
ljrinaldi@gmail.com

Debra Senti
Vice Chair Guest Program
78 Harrison Avenue
West Hemstead, NY 11552
(516) 486-3023
senti780@aol.com


Law / Legislation Committee

John Wicka
Chairman
5791 Apollo Drive
Lake View, NY 14085-9636
(716) 863-3756
mjlwicka@roadrunner.com

Thomas Link
Vice Chairman
207 Oakwood Lane
Webster, NY
(585) 671-8444
tlink@rochester.rr.com
 

Thomas Rinaldi
Advisor
8 County Route 76
Stillwater, NY 12170
(518) 944-5263
tom@rinaldi1.com

Joseph F. Frank
Counsel
5550 Merrick Road
Massapequa, NY 11758
(518) 456-6767
sapfrankjff@optonline.net


Counsel Advisory Committee

William N. Young
Chairman
1881 WesternAve, Suite 140
Albany, NY 12203
(518) 456-6767
byoung@yfklaw.com


Special Committee

Edwin Brooks
Chaplain
45 PoospatuckLane
Mastic, NY 11950
(631) 744-4102
esbrpfd@aol.com

Joseph F. Frank
Fire District Affairs
Chairman
5550 Merrick Road
Massapequa, NY 11758
(518) 456-6767
sapfrankjff@optonline.net

Gail A. Wind
EMS Committee
Chairman
592 Manhattan Avenue
Thornwood, NY 10594
(914) 804-0905
gaw608@aol.com

Thomas HerlihyJr.
Purchasing Council
Chairman
1082 Route 91
Tully, NY 13159
(315) 683-5309
teherlih@yahoo.com

Donald Greene
NYS Loan Interest Loan Board
Chairman
36 Chapel Road
Newburgh, NY 12550
(845) 564-4946
donladgreene@hotmail.com

Kenneth Hoffarth
NYS Fire Safety Advisory Board
77 Leroy Ave
Valhalla, NY 10595
(914) 943-0724
kenneth.hoffarth@archny.org
 

Thomas HerlihyJr.
NYS Fire Council
Chairman
1082 Route 91
Tully, NY 13159
(315) 683-5309
teherlih@yahoo.com

Kenneth Hoffarth
Fallen Fire Fighters Memorial Committee
77 Leroy Ave
Valhalla, NY 10595
(914) 943-0724
kenneth.hoffarth@archny.org
 

Catherine Thompson
Website
Vice Chairman
3260 Patchett Road
Baldwinsville, NY 13027
(315) 635-5136
kandk@twcny.rr.com

John H. Quick
Website
Chairman
20 Spring Lake Drive
Kingston, NY 12401
(845) 339-4954
belay59@yahoo.com

Craig DeBaun
Sergeant of Arms
Chairman
65 Foxhurst Road
Oceanside, NY 11572
(515) 766-3010
craig@campdebaun.com

Craig Craft
NFPA 1720
2045 Wantagh Ave
Wantagh, NY 11793
(516) 785-1774
cjc98@aol.com
 

Kenneth Preston
AFDSNY Calendar
436 Meadowbriar Road
Rochester, NY 14616
(585) 621-6437
kbpemail@aol.com

Kenneth Andrews
Scholarship Committee
Vice Chairman
2250 Clove Road
LaGrangeville, NY 12540
(845) 724-4000
ubetuken@earthlink.net

Eugene Petricevich
Scholarship Committee
Chairman
82 Corbin Avenue
Shirley, NY 11967
(631) 774-7313
firetrain@optonline.net

John H. Quick
Logistics/Information Technology
Chairman
20 Spring Lake Drive
Kingston, NY 12401
(845) 339-4954
belay59@yahoo.com

Richard Magee
Code Enforcement & NYS Residential Sprinklers
1194 Prospect Ave.
Westbury, NY 11590
(516) 297-5316
rmagee@nassaucountyny.com

Thomas Rinaldi
Code Enforcement & NYS Residential Sprinklers
8 County Route 76
Stillwater, NY 12170
(518) 944-5263
tom@rinaldi1.com
 

David Denniston - Chair
Wage and Fee
Chairman
337 West State Road
Dryden, NY 13053
(607) 423-1636
ddenniston@mcneilandcompany.com

Eugene Petricevich
Wage and Fee
Vice Chairman
2486 Montauk Highway
Brookhaven, NY 11719
(631) 774-7313
firetrain@optonline.net

Thomas Herlihy Jr.
NFPA 1500
Committee Observer
1082 Route 91
Tully, NY 13159
(315) 683-5309
teherlih@yahoo.com

Paul J. Napoli
NFPA 1500
Commitee Observer
90 Davison Ave
Oceanside, NY 11572
(516) 764-2898
noburnpaul@aol.com