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Missouri Association of Fire Chiefs works with organizations across the State of Missouri to provide a basis of communication amongst leaders of Fire Departments across the State. No matter how big or small, your part in making this organization successful is the key. Current members of the Administration would like to welcome you to our little piece of the web and we welcome you to join the MAFC.

Years of leadership, a solid foundation of knowledge, and good networking are what makes this organizaiton successful. Keep up-to-date with legislation, participate in our annual training conference or request to be added to our vast email listserve where vital information is passed among members at the click of a button. The MAFC administration is working hard to focus on leadership, training, and service to its members and the patrons we serve.

Mission
The Missouri Fire Chiefs of the International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC) is committed to communicating with, supporting of, and development of its members, through education, leadership, health and safety, and networking opportunities.

Vision Statement
It is this Organization's Vision to provide a framework of Communications and Educational Support of the Local Fire Chiefs across the State of Missouri. This will further enhance the Management and Leadership capabilities of the Fire Chief, while accomplishing Local, Regional, State, and National goals associated with providing non-emergency and emergency services.

 

Constitution

Updated 2017

Detailed information, officer descriptions and the founding principles of the Missouri Association of Fire Chiefs can be found within the written words contained in our Constitution. Click below to view the MAFC Constitution.

MAFC Constitution


Policies of the Missouri Association of Fire Chiefs

MAFC Board of Director Policies and Amendements that Govern procedure and responsibility of the organization.

Click Here to View the Policies of the MAFC Board of Directors


MOSCOPE

MISSOURI SYSTEMS CONCEPT OF OPERATIONAL PLANNING FOR EMERGENCIES - MOSCOPE

Click Here For (.doc) version of the MOSCOPE Plan. Updated September 2010

While this revised state mutual aid plan is to be utilized by Missouri’s emergency services for the response of its personnel and equipment during a disaster, major emergency, or a significant event, other organizations and agencies are encouraged to use it as a template for their response. This template can be used to create a multidiscipline, multi-jurisdictional State-Wide plan. This plan would provide one “playbook” on how first responders in Missouri work together in order to prepare for, respond to and recover from major and complex incidents.

The systematic plan can be utilized from the smallest incident, through regional incidents, up to and including catastrophic incidents following the six principles of the National Incident Management System (NIMS). This multi-discipline, multi-jurisdictional plan would be the “Missouri Systems Concept of Operational Planning for Emergencies “(MoSCOPE).

 MoSCOPE would be the tool for a coordinated system that could be utilized to mitigate the effects of the complete spectrum of emergencies and events that will affect Missouri and its citizens, specifically by providing a platform for sharing and receiving resources, locally, regionally, and nationally.

MoSCOPE will produce a template for all disciplines and jurisdictions to customize and utilize to produce a single All Hazards plan for response throughout Missouri and, if needed, the nation. MoSCOPE would provide a basis for Command and Management for any type of response by utilizing the Incident Management System (IMS).

Furthermore, MoSCOPE could provide a common operation picture utilized by Multi-agency Coordination Systems (MACS) and Joint Public Information Systems (JIS). The Command and Management function of MoSCOPE will provide for common preparedness principals that would be a reasonable expectation by local responders of the system; whether requesting or lending assistance. MoSCOPE would also be a tool to manage and account for resources. 

Strategic Plan

Click Here For PDF version of the STRATEGIC Plan.

Strategic planning is an organization's process of defining its strategy, or direction, and making decisions on allocating its resources to pursue this strategy, including its capital and people. Various business analysis techniques can be used in strategic planning, including SWOT analysis (Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, and Threats ), PEST analysis (Political, Economic, Social, and Technological), STEER analysis (Socio-cultural, Technological, Economic, Ecological, and Regulatory factors), and EPISTEL (Environment, Political, Informatic, Social, Technological, Economic and Legal).

Strategic planning is the formal consideration of an organization's future course.

All strategic planning deals with at least one of three key questions:

  1. "What do we do?"
  2. "For whom do we do it?"
  3. "How do we excel?"
   
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