NVFC Names Fire Corps Director

December 2004
Fire Chief;Dec2004, Vol. 48 Issue 12, p18
Trade Publication
Reports that the National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) hired Shawn P. Stokes as the director of the Fire Corps program. Stokes' responsibility of leading the partnership between the NVFC, the International Association of Fire Chiefs' (IAFC) Volunteer and Combination Officers Section, the International Association of Fire Fighters and the White House.


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