New York State Association of Fire Chaplains, Inc.    
2018 Board of Directors        
           
           
Position Expires Title/First Name Last Name Home City State Department
Chief Chaplain 2020 Mr. William Mayo Plainview NY Plainview FD
1st Deputy Chief 2019 Rev. Leon VanWie Watertown NY Town of Watertown FD
2nd Deputy Chief 2019 Mr. Tom With Colonie NY Fuller Road FD
Executive Secretary 2019 Mr. William Miles Tonawanda NY Niagara Hose #3, TFD
Treasurer 2019 Rev. Barrie Lyn Foster Cayuga NY Aurelius
           
Dir North Central 2021 Mr. Tom Flander Fonda NY Town of Mohawk
Dir South 2021 Mr. Mark Little St. James NY Nesconset FD
Dir East 2018          
Dir South East 2019 Mr. Robert Ruston Newburgh NY Westchester VFA
Dir West 2019 Mr. Tim Newman Tonawanda NY National Hose TFD
Dir At Large 2019 Mr. Richard Bolster Malone NY Malone Callfiremen
Dir Central 2020 Rev. Thomas Margrave Cortland NY Cortland FD
Dir North 2018          
Dir West Central 2017 Mr. Spence Kennedy Rochester NY Brighton FD
Immediate Past Chief Rev. Jim Van Houten Montgomery NY Walden FD
Director Emeritus Mr. Don McGloon Geneva NY CJ Folger H&L Geneva FD
Director Emeritus Rev. Samuel Lundy Copenhagen NY Copenhagen FD
           
           
PAST CHIEF CHAPLAINS        
Chief Chaplain 1981-1983 Rev. Alan Carvalho Bryson City NC Port Jefferson
Chief Chaplain 1990-1992 Rev. William Michatek Wolcott NY Webster FD
Chief Chaplain 1994-1996 Mr. Thomas Tobin Riverhead NY Port Washington
Chief Chaplain 1998-2000 Rev. Wayne Jagow Lockport NY Wrights Corners VFD
Chief Chaplain 2002-2004 Fr. Dan Bitsko Montgomeryville PA Smithtown FD
Chief Chaplain 2004-2006 Deacon Ed Billia Huntington Station NY Huntington Manor FD
Chief Chaplain 2006-2008 Mr. William Miles Tonawanda NY Niagara Hose #3, TFD
Chief Chaplain 2009-2012 Rev. Barrie Lyn Foster Cayuga NY Aurelius
Chief Chaplain 2012-2014 Mr. Ken Palmer Mohawk NY Alexander Hose #1 MFD
Chief Chaplain 2014-2016 Rev. Ken Hessel LaVista NE Westbury FD
Chief Chaplain 2016-2018 Rev. Jim Van Houten Montgomery NY Walden FD
           
           
STANDING COMMITTEE APPOINTMENTS      
Memorial – Director Canon Lundy        
Publicity – Director Ruston        
Training – Executive Secretary Miles        
By-Laws – 1st Deputy Chief Chaplain VanWie      
Program – Director Kennedy and Executive Secretary Miles    
Finance – Past Chief Palmer        
Historical – Past Chief Chaplain Van Houten      
Supplies – Director Newman        
Good & Welfare – Sharon Palmer        
Nominations – Immediate Past Chief Palmer and all Past Chiefs    
Electronic Media – Chief Chaplain Mayo      
           
New York State Fire Council        
Delegate - Chief Chaplain Mayo        
Delegate - 1st Deputy Chief Chaplain VanWie      
Delegate - Past Chief Chaplain Van Houten      
Alternate - 2nd Deputy Chief Chaplain With      
Alternate – Past Chief Palmer        
           
Liaisons:          
FASNY - Past Chief Wayne Jagow        
NYS Chiefs - 1st Deputy Chief Chaplain VanWie