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      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.

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New York State Association of Fire Chaplains

Annual Conference 2022

Theme of Conference: “Four Chaplains”

Dates of Conference: Sunday April 24th Arrival

Wednesday April 27th Departure at Noon

Place of Conference:

Comfort Inn and Suites East Greenbush

99 Miller Road, Castleton, NY (Same as 2019 Conference)

More information to follow!!

Point of Contact: Thomas With, tomwith@hotmail.com


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)