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Department Credentials Deadline

Your company must be registered for the Convention by May 30th in order to be eligible to vote at the Convention. The Department Credentials form should be completed even if you do not intend to send delegates to the Convention and Conference.

2022 MSFA Annual Convention & Conference

Each June, the Maryland State Firemen's Association gathers for its annual Convention and Conference to conduct the business of the association and to provide insightful training and educational sessions for its membership. The MSFA welcomes you, your department, your business to take part in this annual meeting and educational event.

It’s Ok to Say I’m Not Ok

Ocean City Convention Center 4001 Coastal Highway, Ocean City, MD

As individuals, we carry the weight of everyday stresses around each day: work, family, financial status, having more time to enjoy life. Couple that with the mental stresses of emergency response: witness to life and property loss, sleep deprivation, poor nutrition, and we are equal to a ticking time bomb. Come learn how to identify the signs of stress and how to combat stress in order to maintain mental wellness.

Cancer Reduction – A No-nonsense Approach

Ocean City Convention Center 4001 Coastal Highway, Ocean City, MD

This course will dive into firefighter cancer statistics and causes and will bring achievable, practical applications to the attendee, that will go a long way in the reduction of those statistics.

Planning and Implementing a Training Program

Ocean City Convention Center 4001 Coastal Highway, Ocean City, MD

This course reviews best practices for creating a robust training program in a volunteer fire department. You will learn how to ensure your training program produces positive outcomes, accomplishes training goals, and prepares members to run safe and effective operations.

Engaging At-Risk Populations to Reduce Safety Risks for Fire & EMS

Ocean City Convention Center 4001 Coastal Highway, Ocean City, MD

This workshop will help fire service personnel learn how to better relate to hard-to-reach populations to increase empathy, deliver effective education, build community collaborations, and positively affect change within their community to reduce life safety risks. Attendees will gain an understanding of why barriers exist and how to reach these vulnerable populations to create a culture of safety. This keynote will not only inspire attendees to embrace change but will also offer the steps to create personal and organizational change.

Pet First Aid and CPR

Ocean City Convention Center 4001 Coastal Highway, Ocean City, MD

More and more fire departments are carrying pet oxygen masks on their apparatus these days, making it crucial for first responders to understand how to appropriately size an oxygen mask for fit to the animal as well as what flow rates are required for different animals. Upon completing this class, first responders will feel comfortable performing CPR, applying an oxygen mask, and performing rescue breathing for both cats and dogs.

Engine Operator Hydraulics

Ocean City Convention Center 4001 Coastal Highway, Ocean City, MD

Engine Operator Hydraulics 101 will cover the fundamental basics of fire ground hydraulics and help attendees understand the importance of them.

FF Survival – Bailouts, Below Grade & High Ladder (4 hour H.O.T.)

Ocean City Convention Center 4001 Coastal Highway, Ocean City, MD

This class will teach the basics of FF Survival. In this 4-hour Hands-on class, participants will learn, discuss, and practice various RIT Drills to effectively locate, package, and remove a down firefighter to safety. Through the use of various techniques including Ladder work and window bailouts the instructors will provide a wide array of both self-rescue as well as RIT team rescue operations. This class REQUIRES PPE and Signed Waiver Forms. 

Engine Ops. “Know Your Flow” (4 hour H.O.T.)

This class will concentrate on operational fundamentals such as proper hose stretching techniques, efficiently laying out your attack line, developing a proper pre-entry checklist, and reading the building. Attendees will also train on standpipe operations, loss of water, rope stretches, flow path hazards, moving the big line effectively and multiple room fire attack. Join us for an extremely informative, skill sharpening session.

Hazards of Knee Walls

Ocean City Convention Center 4001 Coastal Highway, Ocean City, MD

According to 2017 Natation Fire Protection Association statistics, fires in one- and two-family homes accounted for 53 percent of all structure fires. Often, these fires occur in dwellings that contain occupiable half-stories constructed with knee walls, which present tremendous challenges to responding firefighters and have resulted in numerous Maydays. Building construction containing knee walls can be found in most every community from urban to rural, in older legacy homes, as well as in modern pre-manufactured truss homes. Knee walls can conceal tremendous amounts of combustible gases that are waiting for the proper mixture to ignite. Members can easily be on the fire floor with no smoke and little to no heat conditions. As soon as members open up the knee walls, extreme fire conditions can erupt with little to no warning. Students will learn the severe hazards that knee walls present, how to recognize them early, and how to safely mitigate incidents involving the

Protecting Remote Communities

Ocean City Convention Center 4001 Coastal Highway, Ocean City, MD

This presentation will discuss the challenges that remote communities pose and how to overcome them.

Crash Injury Research

Ocean City Convention Center 4001 Coastal Highway, Ocean City, MD

The CIREN process combines prospective data collection with professional multidisciplinary analysis of medical and engineering evidence to determine injury causation in every crash investigation conducted.

Intoxicated Leadership

Ocean City Convention Center 4001 Coastal Highway, Ocean City, MD

Intoxicated Leadership takes the distinctive approach of helping students understand the role our emotions play in either aiding or undermining leadership efforts both in emergencies and back at the station.

Bike Safety; Making a Difference in Your Community

Ocean City Convention Center 4001 Coastal Highway, Ocean City, MD

The presentation will cover the importance of wearing a bike helmet correctly on every ride. Head injuries are the leading cause of injury and death to bicycles, and helmets are a proven safety measure.

Child Passenger Safety

Ocean City Convention Center 4001 Coastal Highway, Ocean City, MD

Fire and EMS personnel sometimes transport children in vehicles other than ambulances. What are the essential things to know and do to keep children safe? What new restraints, features on car seats, or products are available, and what makes them helpful for certain situations? This workshop will combine Power Point lecture, video, and hands-on activities with car seats, training dolls, and a vehicle seat simulator. Resources on CPS will be shared with attendees. If you have not read a car seat manual or seen a training video in the last couple years then your information and skills in child passenger safety may be out of date, and this workshop is for you!

Sunday Morning Worship Service

Performing Arts Center, Convention Center 4001 Coastal Hwy, Ocean City, MD

Sunday Morning worship will take place at the Ocean City Convention Center on Sunday, June 19, 2022.

Take the Fear Out of Team Building

Ocean City Convention Center 4001 Coastal Highway, Ocean City, MD

Presented by: Matt May, Premier Team Building & Interactive Experiences What is the first thing you think of when you hear (or read) “team building”? Why does team building, whether you spell it as one word or two, have such a negative connotation to so many? For those who are naturally active and/or outgoing, team […]

Make Positive Changes That Stick!

Ocean City Convention Center 4001 Coastal Highway, Ocean City, MD

Habits involve repeating a behavior and getting rewarded for it, so that it is repeated over and over, without conscious thought.

The Good, Bad and Ugly of the Fire Service

Ocean City Convention Center 4001 Coastal Highway, Ocean City, MD

The good the bad and the ugly of the fire service. Interactive discussion into all subjects of the fire service from nozzles to mental health and the stigmas attached to them. No subject will be left out there is nothing we won't discuss. So, bring your opinions and ideas. This class is an open forum for general fire service discussions, history of the fire department, deep traditions of the fire service.

Possible Drowning; The Calm Before the Storm

Ocean City Convention Center 4001 Coastal Highway, Ocean City, MD

It is estimated that > 90% of drownings are preventable. When water is aspirated into the airways, a cascade pf physiological events occur effecting ventilation and perfusion with long term effects and death.

Affordable College for Volunteers

Ocean City Convention Center 4001 Coastal Highway, Ocean City, MD

By combining a new way of approaching recruitment and retention with educational programs that are readily available to all, the volunteer fire service can take advantage of fire service training courses, free online college courses, and grant-funded College Level Examination Program (CLEP) exams to offer benefits to its members that rival the Montgomery GI Bill.

Safeguarding Your Identity

Ocean City Convention Center 4001 Coastal Highway, Ocean City, MD

Identity Theft is the fastest growing crime in the world. It now accounts to losses of several millions dollars to the citizens of the United States, annually. Identity Theft is when someone "pretends to be someone else" by assuming the person's identity, typically in order to access resources or obtain credit and other benefits in that person's name and typically occurs when someone uses another's personally identifying information, like their name, social security number, or credit card number, without their permission, to commit fraud or other related crimes. . This class will discuss what it is, how it can happen to each of us, new prevention techniques, and actions to take after your identity has been stolen from you! The class will address both personal and commercial loss.

4-Hour H.O.T Training – Hydrant to the Nozzle; Drafting and Flowing

Presented by: OC FOOLS OC FOOLS with instruction by Keith Niemann, Captain; Wichita FD To be held at Ocean City Commercial Harbor This class will go through Apparatus and Design Features, equipment and flows, pumping operations to include getting the most out of hydrants and drafting, hose bed layout and setup for maximum versatility, and […]

Generational Leadership

Ocean City Convention Center 4001 Coastal Highway, Ocean City, MD

Times have changed and with that so have the fire service. The way we learn, the way we teach and the way we fight fires have all been affected. From the senior man to the rookie, we will look at the influences, history, generations and current events that affect the way we do business.

FF Survival – Bailouts, Below Grade & High Ladder (4 hour H.O.T.)

Ocean City Convention Center 4001 Coastal Highway, Ocean City, MD

This class will teach the basics of FF Survival. In this 4-hour Hands-on class, participants will learn, discuss, and practice various RIT Drills to effectively locate, package, and remove a down firefighter to safety. Through the use of various techniques including Ladder work and window bailouts the instructors will provide a wide array of both self-rescue as well as RIT team rescue operations. This class REQUIRES PPE and Signed Waiver Forms. 

Miss Fire Prevention Contest

Performing Arts Center, Convention Center 4001 Coastal Hwy, Ocean City, MD

The Miss Fire Prevention Contest will take place at the Ocean City Convention Center on Sunday, June 19, 2022.

MSFA/LAMSFA Joint Memorial Service

Bay Front Ballroom, Convention Center 4001 Coastal Hwy, Ocean City

The MSFA/LAMSFA Joint Memorial Service will take place at the Ocean City Convention Center in the Bay Front Ball Room on Sunday, June 19, 2022.

Firefighters Nite

Fish Tales Bar & Grill 2107 Herring Way, Ocean City, MD

Maryland Fire-Rescue Services will be hosting Firefighters Nite at Fish Tales Bar & Grill on June 19th at 7:00 PM!

Human Trafficking

Ocean City Convention Center 4001 Coastal Highway, Ocean City, MD

This session covers what human trafficking is, what it looks like, what we as EMS providers should look for, and what we should do if we think someone is being trafficked. This class will provide 2 hours of medical continuing education.

Heavy Extrication – 8 Hour H.O.T. Class

We plan on setting up several stations for the students to work through with heavy extrication. This will include car underride of a trailer. A dump truck or another large truck overturned on a vehicle and discuss chains, slings, hydrofusion struts, and various stabilization options. An additional station to show how to lift a heavy truck, showing the differences in weight ratings between standard vehicles to see how important the effects have on your equipment for these challenging incidents. The last scenario will challenge the students from the information they learned that day to include lifting a heavy truck, winching operations, stabilizing a heavy object such as concrete etc. One station will include a guardrail intrusion scenario through a car pinning a pt. requiring extrication.

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Opening Ceremonies

Bay Front Ballroom, Convention Center 4001 Coastal Hwy, Ocean City

Opening Ceremonies will take place at the Ocean City Convention Center in the Bay Front Ball Room on Monday, June 20, 2022.

Engine Basics

Ocean City Convention Center 4001 Coastal Highway, Ocean City, MD

The purpose of this class is to provide and demonstrate practical drills that members of an engine company can perform to be proficient at one of the most important jobs on the fire scene: Extinguish the Fire! To practice and perform engine company work regularly using fire ground proven methods. To learn the duties of an engine company correctly and efficiently- "Take Time to Make Time"

Decisions Under Fire

Ocean City Convention Center 4001 Coastal Highway, Ocean City, MD

In this session, we will discuss the difference between risk assessment and managing risk. We will also cover the methods and benefits of critical decision-making on the fire ground and the problems associated with delayed or poor choices.

Risk Control for Mid-Level Managers

Ocean City Convention Center 4001 Coastal Highway, Ocean City, MD

This session reintroduces the participant to risk control with emphasis on identifying, managing, and controlling risk as well as potential risk pitfalls in ESOs.

Harvesting the Money Tree

Ocean City Convention Center 4001 Coastal Highway, Ocean City, MD

Today’s volunteer emergency services leaders are challenged with meeting the financial demands of sustaining current operations and funding the high costs of equipment and apparatus replacement.

How Safe Is Too Safe?

Ocean City Convention Center 4001 Coastal Highway, Ocean City, MD

Over the last several years, there has been a push to discontinue the practice of interior fire attack or operating in the “offensive” mode on the fire ground.

Ladders for Deuce

Ocean City Convention Center 4001 Coastal Highway, Ocean City, MD

This lecture will discuss ladder operations for minimum manning departments. How to successfully use your manpower wisely. We have all been in the situation of needing to throw ladders and perform multiple operations when we do not have the proper staffing. This class will teach you several ways and techniques to assist you with performing job functions with limited personnel. We will also discuss: Two ladder Operations, Courtyard carry, assortment of tools you might need to take with you. How you can use multiple ladders for window rescues and vertical ventilation. Finally, what ladders do you carry on your apparatus and how will they best be utilized?

Fireground Contaminant Exposure

Ocean City Convention Center 4001 Coastal Highway, Ocean City, MD

The seminar will present the results of a FEMA-funded study conducted by the Maryland Fire and Rescue Institute (MFRI) and the Department of Fire Protection Engineering at the University of Maryland (UMD).

Training Those That Lead; Officer, Senior FF Development

Ocean City Convention Center 4001 Coastal Highway, Ocean City, MD

"The fire service is not the same as it was 25 years ago. Tailboard riding is out, bunker gear is in and YES, fires are burning hotter than ever before. Our aggressive nature is good but we must be educated in today’s pitfalls to attain positive results. This program is designed to discuss these issues and how today's fire officer and senior firefighter can mold a company / department of “Street-Smart Firefighters”. Emphasis will be on the role of the company officer.

Resiliency: The Servants Code

Ocean City Convention Center 4001 Coastal Highway, Ocean City, MD

Application of the precepts of resiliency for the firefighter and development of "code" as a reminder for self-care.

Bringing Family Back in the Fire House

Ocean City Convention Center 4001 Coastal Highway, Ocean City, MD

The presentation will take a look at the importance of our two families. The one at home and the one at the station and how to make sure we never lose it and what we can do to bring it back. Discussion will include lessons learned along with sharing ideas to help build strong families.

Death, Rebirth and a Whole New Attitude

Ocean City Convention Center 4001 Coastal Highway, Ocean City, MD

A complete shift in attitude was the catalyst to personal and professional success but more importantly allowed me the privilege to help others succeed as well. We have created 12 simple rules to succeed at home and in the firehouse.

Fire Service Saws

Ocean City Convention Center 4001 Coastal Highway, Ocean City, MD

Presented by: OC FOOLS with instruction by Tai Rondeau, FF/PM, Milwaukee Fire Dept Room 205  

Leadership for Fire and EMS Services

Ocean City Convention Center 4001 Coastal Highway, Ocean City, MD

Quality leadership is essential for the fire and emergency services to accomplish the mission and improve your department. This course examines leadership styles, qualities, ethics, and best practices to help your department function at a high level and avoid fire and emergency services leadership pitfalls. New retention research will also be discussed to help leaders understand retention concerns and identify solutions.

Necrotizing Fasciitis; Case Studies Across the Ages

Ocean City Convention Center 4001 Coastal Highway, Ocean City, MD

Necrotizing Fasciitis is a rare life-threatening bacterial infection characterized by a rapidly spreading inflammation resulting in necrosis of the subcutaneous tissue and superficial fascia.

Buildings on Fire; Tactical Risks & Operational Safety for the First Due

Ocean City Convention Center 4001 Coastal Highway, Ocean City, MD

This program will present tactical risks and key considerations for the first due company, company officer, and commander affecting and influencing operational risk management, command and tactical safety, and tactical protocols based upon occupancy risks, reading the building and adaptive management principles.

Fire/EMS Officer Training: Managing the Psychosocial Spiritual Health Program

Ocean City Convention Center 4001 Coastal Highway, Ocean City, MD

Presented by: Chaplain Richard “Chappy” Bower Room 201 In this training block, Fire Chiefs, Officers and Presidents will be able to explain why a Chaplain is a “Force Multiplier” to the Fire/EMS companies by: • Stating the increased difficulties of fire Officers due to new building techniques and materials • Explaining the increased responsibilities upon […]

Top of the Mountain Leadership

Ocean City Convention Center 4001 Coastal Highway, Ocean City, MD

If you aspire to be the next generation of leader to reach the summit, it is critical to have key leadership skills to engage and motivate your teams to higher performance.

Critical Engine Company Concepts

Ocean City Convention Center 4001 Coastal Highway, Ocean City, MD

The Engine Company is a critical part of a working fire. Fire Departments of all sizes must have a fire ground functional Engine. Your citizens, your members, and your life depend on it. This course will examine three major concepts that will help make your engine and members successful on the fire ground. The first concept examines basic design. This will include, compartments, wheelbase, overall length, ladder storage, and hose height. The second concept will examine the pump and how to get water to the seat of the fire. This includes pump, plumbing, gauges, tank size, and foam, why or why not. The third concept will examine the flow and where the water goes. This included staffing, hose, and nozzles. Focusing on these three major concepts when designing your next Engine, ensures you will be winning at today’s Working Fire.

Pediatric Out of Hospital Cardiac Arrest

Ocean City Convention Center 4001 Coastal Highway, Ocean City, MD

Pediatric Out of Hospital Cardiac Arrests (POHCA) occur in Maryland almost daily and the survival rate is low. Survival is directly impacted by the response of everyone in the Chain of Survival.

Volunteer Fire Service Culture: Essential Strategies for Success (4 hrs)

Ocean City Convention Center 4001 Coastal Highway, Ocean City, MD

The NVFC published the textbook Volunteer Fire Service Culture – Essential Strategies for Success as a guide to fire service leaders who desire to change their department’s culture and attitude towards personal health and safety. This training delves into key points from the guide to reinforce the need for change and provide a roadmap for implementation of change to improve the health and safety of volunteer fire and EMS responders.

Man vs Machinery (4 hour – lecture/hands on)

Ocean City Convention Center 4001 Coastal Highway, Ocean City, MD

This is a highly specialized skill set and caring for victims/patients entrapped in machinery requires providers to be trained in specific treatment modalities and the possible complications that may arise. Tool selection, patient stabilization techniques, and crush injury syndrome will be discussed as well as several actual case studies.

H.O.T. Class; Ladder Romance (4 hour)

Aggressive basic techniques for ladders operations. Course will cover ladder operations for those either assigned or not to a truck company and will show multiple ways to perform raises, operations, and tactics for correct placement of ladders. The course is designed to show successful ladder operations even with minimum staffing. To be held at OCFD 15th Street, Ocean City.

6-Hour PDI Instructor Training

Ocean City Convention Center 4001 Coastal Highway, Ocean City, MD

Presented by: MFRI Room 215 If you haven't had personal experience with Mental Health Issues, what are you looking for and how do you refer persons that present with undiagnosed mental health issues. "Know when to hold them and know when to fold them". A basic instruction on the personality disorders and mood disorders. Power […]

Awards Ceremony

Bay Front Ballroom, Convention Center 4001 Coastal Hwy, Ocean City

The Awards Ceremony will take place at the Ocean City Convention Center in the Bay Front Ball Room on Tuesday, June 21, 2022.

Your New Rig is on Order, Now What?

Ocean City Convention Center 4001 Coastal Highway, Ocean City, MD

This program would focus on what the apparatus committee should expect in preparing for the preconstruction conference, change order approval process, review and sign off on production materials.

Know Your Gear

Ocean City Convention Center 4001 Coastal Highway, Ocean City, MD

The “Know Your Gear- Overview” program reviews how and why firefighters need to maintain PPE and select the proper PPE. Continually, the program reviews the fire departments' required risk assessment and standard operating guidelines for the maintenance and selection of PPE.

Preparing FF to Become Apparatus Operators

Ocean City Convention Center 4001 Coastal Highway, Ocean City, MD

Instructor will focus on the in-station preventative maintenance, expectations of pump operators, station duties,
driving responsibilities and expectations of the apparatus operators from others responding to scene. This class
will focus on the day to day operations of a pump operator and what information they need to know in order to
operate successfully at a fireground or emergency incident that they would be responding too. This class is not
designed to be a pumps training class but rather all the operations that a driver/operator is expected to complete
in a normal shift.

Getting the Most Out of Recruit Training

Ocean City Convention Center 4001 Coastal Highway, Ocean City, MD

Many of us have experience teaching at the company level but when it comes time to teach new recruits, or take over a recruit training program the responsibilities are quite a bit different. This Lecture goes over how to organize the recruit training program, teaching methodology to get the most out of the new people, and a ton of drills and exercises to make sure they get to where you need them skills wise.

Mental Health: What You May Not Know

Ocean City Convention Center 4001 Coastal Highway, Ocean City, MD

If you haven't had personal experience with Mental Health Issues, what are you looking for and how do you refer persons that present with undiagnosed mental health issues

Firefighters Insurance and Benefits

Ocean City Convention Center 4001 Coastal Highway, Ocean City, MD

Fire/EMS companies pay for insurance just in case something happens. When “just in case” shows up at your station, are you really covered?

Trauma-Informed Care

Ocean City Convention Center 4001 Coastal Highway, Ocean City, MD

Being educated in trauma-informed care strategies has numerous benefits. Knowledge in this area helps us with our day-to-day interactions with our loved ones, friends, and even strangers.

The Meter Guys: Air Monitoring

Ocean City Convention Center 4001 Coastal Highway, Ocean City, MD

This class will teach First Responders how to use a meter properly and understand the readings they see and the implications of such on emergency response.

Are You Ready for Your Next Recruit?

Ocean City Convention Center 4001 Coastal Highway, Ocean City, MD

Utilizing facilitated conversation and a series of interactive exercises, this presentation outlines the three major phases of the “Volunteer Life Cycle”: Recruitment, Onboarding and Retention to offer a framework for sizing up the health and wellness of your organization’s culture and processes.

Fire Officer’s Guide to Today’s Building on Fire

Ocean City Convention Center 4001 Coastal Highway, Ocean City, MD

Presenting insights on building construction for today’s fire service, the primary objective of this program is to increase awareness and understandings and promote new skillsets in the fundamentals of building construction, architecture, engineering and design, that directly impact firefighting and command operations at structure fires

Stress First Aid

Ocean City Convention Center 4001 Coastal Highway, Ocean City, MD

Presented by: Dr. Gamaliel Baer, EdD, MSM, CTO; First Responder Center for Excellence Room 215 First responders are faced with a myriad of stressors that go beyond what the general population may experience. The effects of first responder stress events can factor into behavioral health issues, such as post-traumatic stress disorder, substance abuse and depression. […]

It’s Too Hot! It’s Too Cold! There Are Bugs!!

Ocean City Convention Center 4001 Coastal Highway, Ocean City, MD

This session will discuss environmental emergencies, including heat and cold, as well as what insects and other wildlife we should be aware of. This class will provide 2 hours of trauma continuing education

Joint Installation of Officers

Bay Front Ballroom, Convention Center 4001 Coastal Hwy, Ocean City

The Joint Installation of Officers will take place at the Ocean City Convention Center in the Bay Front Ball Room on Tuesday, June 21, 2022.

Prayer Breakfast

Convention Center Dockside Hall 4001 Coastal Hwy, Ocean City

The Prayer Breakfast will take place at the Ocean City Convention Center in the Bay Front Ball Room on Tuesday, June 21, 2022.

$10,000 Raffle Drawing

Bay Front Ballroom, Convention Center 4001 Coastal Hwy, Ocean City

The $10,000 Raffle Drawing will take place at the Ocean City Convention Center in the Bay Front Ball Room on Wednesday, June 22, 2022.

MSFA Ocean City Annual Parade

Hugh T. Cropper Inlet Parking Lot 809 S. Atlantic Avenue, Ocean City, MD

The MSFA Ocean City Annual Parade will begin lining up at the Inlet parking lot on Wednesday, June 22, 2022.

5th Annual Hair of the Dalmatian 5K

Firefighter Memorial Boardwalk & North Division Street, Ocean City, MD

The 5th Annual Hair of the Dalmatian 5k, sponsored by O.C. FOOLS, starts at the Firefighters Memorial, located at the Boardwalk & North Division Street on Thursday, June 20, 2019.

Register Now! $5.00 – $100.00

MSFA Executive Committee Meeting

Performing Arts Center, Convention Center 4001 Coastal Hwy, Ocean City, MD

The MSFA Executive Committee Meeting will be held at the Ocean City Convention Center on Thursday, June 23, 2022.

Recurring

Joint Memorial Service Request Deadline

For a department member to be included in the current year's Convention Joint Memorial Service, the request for inclusion needs to be submitted by March 1. Requests after March 1 will be included in the following year's Convention Joint Memorial Service.

2023 MSFA Annual Convention & Conference

Each June, the Maryland State Firemen's Association gathers for its annual Convention and Conference to conduct the business of the association and to provide insightful training and educational sessions for its membership. The MSFA welcomes you, your department, your business to take part in this annual meeting and educational event.

2024 MSFA Annual Convention & Conference

Each June, the Maryland State Firemen's Association gathers for its annual Convention and Conference to conduct the business of the association and to provide insightful training and educational sessions for its membership. The MSFA welcomes you, your department, your business to take part in this annual meeting and educational event.

2025 MSFA Annual Convention & Conference

Each June, the Maryland State Firemen's Association gathers for its annual Convention and Conference to conduct the business of the association and to provide insightful training and educational sessions for its membership. The MSFA welcomes you, your department, your business to take part in this annual meeting and educational event.

2026 MSFA Annual Convention & Conference

Each June, the Maryland State Firemen's Association gathers for its annual Convention and Conference to conduct the business of the association and to provide insightful training and educational sessions for its membership. The MSFA welcomes you, your department, your business to take part in this annual meeting and educational event.