Join MOCHIEFS as a departmental member and ALL of the members in your department receive ALL the benefits of the MOCHIEFS membership.  From the newest firefighter to the most seasoned Chief Officer, MOCHIEFS is your one-stop-shop for the many challenges facing the Missouri fire service today.  Some examples of what MOCHIEFS membership gives you:

  • Answers through the member email listserve.
  • Resources with links to nearly every department across the State of Missouri.
  • Networking amongst the ranks.  Keep up with legislative reports and participate in political action.
  • Industry expertise from experienced fire chiefs and executive staff.
  • SOGs from departments who have already invented the wheel!
  • Continuing education through the MOCHIEFS annual conference held at Big Cedar!
  • Industry discounts and much, much more!





President: 2022-2023
Scott Frandsen
Mid-County Fire Protection
184 N. Business Route 5
Camdenton, MO 65202
Office: 573-346-2049
Fax: 573-346-1045
Mobile: 573-216-5900

Past President:
Paul Berardi
Osage Beach Fire Protection
1170 Bluff Drive
Osage Beach, MO 65065
Office: 573-348-1221
Mobile: 816-803-5511

Vice President: 2022-2023
Michael Snider
Lee’s Summit Fire Department
207 SE Douglas Street
Lee’s Summit, MO 64063
Office: 816-969-1300
Mobile: 816-287-1660

Treasurer: 2023-2025
John VanGorkom
Pleasant View Fire Protection
305 E. Pine Street
Pleasant Hill, MO 64080
Mobile: 816-365-0620

Secretary: 2023-2025
Jason Hoevelmann
Florissant Valley Fire Protection
661 Saint Ferdinand St.
Florissant, MO 63031
Office: 314-837-4894
Mobile: 314-971-3485
Fax: 314-837-4744

MO Director-MVD of the IAFC
Kirk Lair
Central Jackson County Fire
Protection District
805 N.E. Jefferson Street
Blue Springs, MO 64014
Office: 816-229.2522 (x1323)
Mobile: 816-797-9193
Fax: 816-229-5110
Region A
Director Region A: 2022-2025
John Mills
Liberty Fire Department
200 W. Mississippi Street
Liberty, MO 64068
Office: 816-439-4310
Mobile: 816-820-2487

Region B
Director Region B: 2022-2025
Mike Holcer
Meadville Fire Department
310 S. Macon Street
Meadville, MO 64659
Mobile: 816-820-2487
Home: 660-938-4911
City Hall: 660-938-4999
Region C
Director Region C: 2022-2025
Greg Brown
Eureka Fire Protection District
P.O. Box 97
Eureka, MO 63025
Office: 636-938-5505                 
Region D
Director Region D: 2023-2026
Duane Compton
Republic Fire Department
701 US Hwy 60 East
Republic, MO 65738
Office: 417-732-3800
Mobile: 417-827-7383
Region E
Director Region E: 2023-2026
Jason Mouser
Jackson Fire Rescue
503 S. Hope
Jackson, MO 65755
Office: 573-243-1010
Mobile: 573-576-8709


Region F
Director Region F: 2023-2026
Jason Turner
Jefferson City Fire Department
305 E. Miller Street
Jefferson City, MO 65109
Office: 573-634-6407            
Region G
Director Region G: 2022-2024
Kurt Wilbanks
West Plains Fire Department
1901 Kissinger Street
West Plains, MO 65775
Office: 417-256-2424
Mobile: 417-255-3584           
Region H
Director Region H: 2022-2024
Dennis Johnson
South Central Buchanan County
Fire Protection District
14500 SE State Rte. 370
Faucett, MO 64448
Office: 816-390-4981                         
Region I
Director Region I: 2022-2024
Sam Schneider
Lebanon Fire Department
370 N. Adams Street
P.O. Box 111
Lebanon, MO 65536
Office: 417-991-3960
Mobile: 417-288-8317
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