Annual Conference (2017 Agenda)

The National Association of Elected Fire Officials (NAEFO) annual conference  provides board-level leadership education from the nation's leading experts.

In addition to the education program, network with other elected officials and vendors to solve the toughest challenges facing boards.

Annual Meeting (2017 Agenda)

During NAEFO's Annual Conference, NAEFO's annual membership meeting is held to conduct business, hear reports and elect officers (read about the current officers and members of the Board of Directors).

Exhibiting at the NAEFO Conference

Exhibiting at the NAEFO Annual Conference raises your company's awareness and generates leads with elected officials who will vote on whether or not to purchase your equipment and services.

For more information about exhibiting at the NAEFO Conference, contact NAEFO.

For more information about becoming a NAEFO Sponsor, also contact NAEFO.

September 17 – 18, 2018
The Orleans Casino & Hotel & Clark County Fire Department Training Center, Las Vegas, Nevada

To register for the 2018 conference, please complete the Online Registration Form on this page.

See the 2017 Conference Agenda and Hotel Reservation Flyer.

Last Year's Speakers (2017)


Bill Webb

Congressional Fire Services
Institute (CFSI)

Bill has served as Executive Director of the Congressional Fire Services Institute (CFSI) since 1995. In his capacity as Executive Director, Bill works closely with members of Congress and fire service leaders on developing federal legislation and enhancing federal programs designed to improve the readiness of our nation’s fire and emergency services.


Tom Williams

Portland Fire & Rescue Emergency Operations Division Chief

As the Division Chief for Portland Fire and Rescue's Emergency Operations, one of Tom Collin's  most critical roles is that of an Incident commander one of nine Oregon-wide hazardous materials response units. Tom will share his experience with a recent natural gas explosion that left eight injured, including firefighters and police officers.


Ursula A. Kienbaum


Howard Rubin

Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.

Howard and Ursula represent public employers in employment and labor law amd will discuss Garrity and Weingarten rights and limits during workplace investigations as well as best practices for effecdtive administration of grievance and
arbitration procedures.

Have an idea for a conference speaker or topic?

If you have an idea for a speaker or topic at NAEFO's next annual conference, please contact NAEFO with details!