New Board, New President, New Direction
Chad Roberson was sworn in Saturday, March 25th, 2017 as President of the Louisiana Fire Chiefs Association at the organizations 44th Annual Conference, held in Metairie. President
Chad Roberson, EFO, CFO, is a 29-year veteran of the fire service and is an Assistant Fire Chief of the St. George Fire Protection District in East Baton Rouge Parish. Roberson has a master’s degree in Executive Fire Service Leadership from Grand Canyon University as well as a bachelor’s degree in history from Louisiana State University (LSU) and an associate degree in fire science from Louisiana State University Eunice (LSUE). Roberson graduated from the National Fire Academy’s Executive Fire Officer (EFO) Program, the International Association of Fire Chiefs Fire Service Executive Development Institute and has been awarded the Certified Fire Officer (CFO) designation from the Commission on Professional Credentialing. Roberson currently serves on the Emergency Management Committee for the International Association of Fire Chiefs and is a current executive board member of the Louisiana Fire Chiefs Foundation and the Louisiana Municipal Association.
Please see our Board of Director’s page for a list of all current and new board members. We want to hear from our members and future members what we can do for you to make our association the best it can be.
Chief Roberson brings to the Chair his years of experience in leadership to focus on growth by developing some key initiatives and strategies. Here are some examples:
- LFCA Strategic Plan
- Mission & vision statement
- Fire prevention initiative
- Strategic partnerships
- Recruitment and retention initiatives
- Quarterly E-newsletter
- Outreach programs
Chief Roberson feels that the Louisiana Fire Chiefs Association is currently in a position to develop a stronger voice for the Louisiana Fire Service. With the support of our board of directors and members it CAN happen!
Want to get involved on a committee? Let Chief Roberson know by filling in the contact form below