2020 SFPFF Conference
April 20-23, 2020 in Charlotte, NC
January 23, 2020
All Southern Federation of Fire Fighters State & Local Affiliate Officers:
In accordance with the Constitution and By-Laws of the Southern Federation of Professional Firefighters I am sending this correspondence in regard to your annual membership and the annual SFPFF Conference.
“All Affiliated States and Locals and Associate Members shall pay one dollar ($1.00) per member per year up to one hundred members, but not less than thirty-five dollars ($35) per year for affiliation to the Southern Federation of Professional Fire Fighters.” Forms have been attached to assist you in the remittance of your dues and conference registration.
Further, this conference will be held in accordance with the Constitution and By-Laws of the Southern Federation of Professional Firefighters. In accordance with the Constitution and By-Laws please be aware of the following:
All resolutions, submitted by affiliates for consideration at the Conference, shall be received by the Secretary/Treasurer at least thirty (30) days prior to the Conference, and shall be sent to all State and Local affiliates fifteen (15) days prior to the annual Conference of the Federation by the Secretary-Treasurer. The only exception to this article shall be resolutions to amend the Constitution and By-Laws, submitted by the Constitution and By-Laws Committee.
Late resolutions must be received by 5 PM on the day prior to the start of the Conference, provided the following conditions are met; the affiliated individual or affiliated organization submitting the Late Resolution shall provide the President with sufficient copies for each registered delegate. The resolution must be accepted by 2/3 majority vote of the delegation present and voting.
Amendments to the Constitution and By-Laws of the Federation shall be approved by 2/3 majority vote of the delegates present and voting at the Annual Conference, in accordance with the IAFF Constitution and By-Laws.
Please sign up on our website at www.sfpff.org for updates for the conference.
On behalf of the Southern Federation of Professional Fire Fighters, we would like to personally invite you to attend the Southern Federation of Professional Fire Fighters annual conference in Charlotte, North Carolina on April 21-23, 2020.
Details of events will be placed on our website at www.sfpff.org and the Southern Fed Facebook page as they are finalized.
The SFPFF will hold our annual Conference on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday, April 21-23, 2020. Several activities have been planned by our host, the Charlotte Fire Fighters Association IAFF Local 660.
The IAFF Committee on Assistance to Non-Collective Bargaining States will meet on Monday at 1:00 pm. The General Session is set to start on Tuesday morning at 9:00 a.m. with business on Wednesday and concluding by lunch on Thursday. There will be several hospitality events planned and plenty of networking throughout the conference.
A room block with a rate of $159 has been secured at the Fairfield Inn and Suites - Charlotte Uptown. Make your Online Reservations here.
Fairfield Inn and Suites – Charlotte Uptown
201 South McDowell Street
PLEASE MAKE YOUR RESERVATIONS EARLY
Book your group rate for IAFF
Southern Federation of Professional Fire Fighters Conference, IAFF
Start Date: Sunday, April 19, 2020
End Date: Thursday, April 23, 2020 Last Day to Book: Saturday, March 21, 2020
Please come join us as we celebrate our past and work toward our future.
Barry D. Byers
Southern Federation of Professional Fire Fighters