Welcome to the Home Page of the New York State Association of Fire Chaplains, Inc.

      The mission of the New York State Association of Fire Chaplains, Inc. is to unite all Chaplains of the State of New York in order to promote a deeper and wider knowledge of one another in the true ecumenical and interfaith spirit; and to establish statewide procedures of standardization in serving our fellow firefighters, Emergency Medical Services (EMS), and God, our supreme Chief.

Annual Business Meeting (using Zoom) – April 18, 2021 at 6:30 PM

Minutes from 2019 Annual meeting: 

 List of Attendees at 2020 Annual meeting:
Minutes from 2020 Annual Meeting:
Annual Training Conference in Watertown, NY – August 15-18, 2021
(Plans are being made for live streaming of the training, Memorial Service, and other special events during the training, for those unable to be in Watertown.)
The officers of our association:

Leon I. VanWie, Chief Chaplain
PO Box 777
111 Franklin Street
Brownville, NY 13615-0777
(315) 771-9142 cell (Voice and Text)

Thomas F. With, 1st Deputy Chief Chaplain
34 Woodside Avenue
Colonie, NY 12205
(518) 438-7486 
Richard G. Bolster, 2nd Deputy Chief Chaplain
46 Shova Road
Malone, NY 12953
(518) 569-3124 cell (Voice and Text)
Barrie Lyn Foster, Executive Secretary
741 Clark Street Road
Cayuga, NY 13034-2113
(315) 730-4415 (Voice and Text)
David A. Quinn, Treasurer
126 County Rt 26A
Stuyvesant, NY 12173
(518) 281-0949 (Cell)