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.

Past Presidents

 
        Years                                         President                                  County
*  1944                     Colonel Thomas M. Sherman Nassau
*  1945 to 1947 Albert W. Fleck Erie
*  1947 to 1949 Ernest Stoll Suffolk
*  1949 to 1951 Charles E. Jahne Westchester
*  1951 to 1953 Chester H. Hoffman Erie
*  1953 to 1955 Stephen P. Fox Nassau
*  1955 to 1957 Raymond A. Griffin Monroe
*  1957 to 1959 Alex Schultz Suffolk
*  1959 to 1961 James H. Holmes Erie
*  1961 to 1963 Michael J. Zerucha Nassau
*  1963 to 1965 John L. Haplin Schenectady
*  1965 to 1967 Martin Reichenberger Monroe
*  1967 to 1968 Harold P. Cahill Suffolk
*  1968 to 1970 Robert M. Jones Erie
*  1970 to 1972 Benjamin J. Moleno Nassau
*  1972 to 1974 Jack W. Dolny Westchester
*  1974 to 1976 Kenneth B. Smith Saratoga
    1976 to 1978 William C. Johnson Monroe
*  1978 to 1980 G. Wilbur Morrell Suffolk
   1980 to 1982 Robert H. Schultz Erie
*  1982 to 1984 Henry W. Rose Nassau
*  1984 to 1986 Albert F. Spawn Albany
*  1986 to 1988 John J. Austen Suffolk
*  1988 to 1990 Richard M. Siebert Monroe
*  1990 to 1992 John DePaoli Westchester
*  1992 to 1994 Edward "Ned" Carter Nassau
   1994 to 1996 Ernest R. Jarvis Albany
   1996 to 1998 James McCormick Suffolk
* 1998 to 2000 George Paul Erie
   2000 to 2002 Kenneth Hoffarth Westchester
   2002 to 2004 Frank Nocerino Nassau
   2004 to 2006 Kenneth Hoffarth Westchester
   2006 to 2008 Randall J. Rider Erie
   2008 to 2010 Lawrence Pierce Monroe
   2010 to 2012 John Loscalzo Suffolk
   2012 to 2014 Paul Napoli Nassau
   2014 to 2016 Thomas E. Herlihy, Jr. Onondaga          
   2016 to 2017  Anthony J. Gallino Suffolk
                                                         
                                                                           * (Indicates Deceased)