The Professional Fire Fighters of Nevada.
The Professional Fire Fighters of Nevada was founded on April 4, 1960, and today includes more than 2,700 active members and 100 retired members through 22 Locals, include Battle Born Firefighters (Nevada Division of Forestry,) Clark County, Boulder City, Carson City, Central Lyon County, East Fork, Elko, Elko County, Fallon, Henderson, Incline Village, Las Vegas, North Las Vegas, Mount Charleston, North Lyon County, Pahrump, Reno, Reno Airport, Sparks, Storey County, Tahoe Douglas, and Truckee Meadows.
The association’s objective has always been to organize all paid professional firefighters within the state of Nevada and encourage a higher plane of skill and efficiency. It has also been to encourage the establishment of schools of instruction for imparting greater knowledge of firefighting and prevention. The organization also promotes and protects legislation surrounding the welfare of firefighters due to environmental hazards encountered throughout their lifetime. The state of Nevada has enacted laws that speak to these hazards and protects the rights of emergency personnel impacted by them.
Current officers of this statewide organization include:
President, Todd Ingalsbee
Secretary Treasurer, Ryan Green
District Vice President representing Las Vegas Local 1285, Cory Whitlock
District Vice President representing Henderson Local 1883, Mike Charlton
Southern District Vice President representing Boulder City Local 5073,
Pahrump Local 4068, Mount Charleston Local 4621, North Las Vegas Local 1607, Bill Gardner
Northern District Vice President representing Carson City Local 2251,
Tahoe-Douglas Local 2441, East Fork Local 3726, Storey County Local 4227,
Central Lyon County Local 4728, Bryon Hunt
Northern District Vice President representing Truckee Meadows Local 2487, Incline Village Local 2139,
Sparks Local 1265, NAS Fallon Local F206, North Lyon County Local 4547, Elko Local 2423, Elko County Local 5046, Ryan Whitlock
District vice president representing Reno Local 731, Tom Dunn
District Vice President representing Clark County Fire Local 1908, Kevin Stengel
The Professional Fire Fighters of Nevada encourages cultivation of friendship among its members and support of their communities. Current state community support efforts include a sponsorship of scholarships through the Nevada Public Education Foundation. These scholarships are made possible by proceeds from annual sales of the Professional Fire Fighters of Nevada license plates that are available to the membership. The Professional Fire Fighters of Nevada has a benevolent association that oversees all charitable donations.