Directors & Officers

Many objectives are in place to assist the Board of Directors with representing our members in an effective manner. The Board of Directors consists of the President, First Vice President, Second Vice President, Immediate Past President, Sergeant-at-Arms, 6 Regional Trustees, and 3 Appointed Trustees. The Staff, Legislative Liaison, and Chaplain positions are in place to assist the Board of Directors in meeting objectives.

Board of Directors

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Nathaniel Melby, Fire Chief
Town of Campbell F.D.
2219 Bainbridge St
La Crosse, WI 54603
Phone: (608) 385-2218
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1st Vice President
Timothy A. Bantes, Fire Chief
Grand Chute F.D.
2550 W Grand Chute Blvd
Grand Chute, WI 54913
Phone: (920) 380-2999
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2nd Vice President
Christopher Garrison, Fire Chief
Sun Prairie Fire & Rescue
135 N Bristol St
Sun Prairie, WI 53590
Phone: (608) 837-5066
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Appointed Volunteer Trustee 
Aaron Paul, Fire Chief
Fox Lake F.D.
246 E State St
Fox Lake, WI 53933
Phone: (920) 928-6115
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Appointed Combination Trustee 
Tracey Kujawa, Fire Chief
Wausau F.D.
606 E Thomas St
Wausau, WI 54403
Phone: (715) 261-7901
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Appointed Career Trustee 
Michael Romas, Fire Chief
City of Sheboygan F.D.
1815 Arrowhead Ct
Sheboygan, WI 53081
Phone: (920) 459-3327
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Northwest Trustee 
Keith Kesler, Fire Chief
Brule F.D.
5280 S Cty Rd H
Brule, WI 54820
Phone: (715) 372-4886



West Central Trustee 
Scott St. Martin, Fire Chief
City of Hudson F.D.
222 Walnut St
Hudson, WI 54016
Phone: (715) 386-5861


Southwest Trustee 
Chad Buros, Fire Chief
Viroqua F. D.
702 E Broadway
Viroqua, WI 54665
Phone: (608) 637-3118


Southeast Trustee 
David Dean, Fire Chief
Hartland F.D.
150 Lawn St
Hartland, WI 53029
Phone: (262) 367-6878
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Treasurer (2016-2019)
Joseph Pfaff, Fire Chief
Stoddard-Bergen Vol. F.D.
188 N Main St
Stoddard, WI 54658
Phone: (608) 304-0516 
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Sergeant At Arms 
Mark Rohlfing, Fire Chief
Milwaukee F.D.
711 W Wells St
Milwaukee, WI 53233
Phone:  (414) 286-8947
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Past President
Jon Cohn, Fire Chief
Greenfield F.D.
4333 S 92nd St
Greenfield, WI 53228
Phone: (414) 545-7946
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Legislative Liaison, Chaplain and Staff


Legislative Liaison
David Bloom, Fire Chief
Town of Madison F.D.
2120 Fish Hatchery Rd
Madison, WI 53713
Phone:  (608) 210-7261


Ex-Officio Chaplain
William Wagner, Chaplain
Beloit F.D.
2491 Dewey Ave
Beloit, WI 53511
Phone: (608) 362-8755


Business Director
Jennifer Rzepka, CAE


Business Manager
Sandy Schueller



Wisconsin State Fire Chiefs’ Association
6737 W Washington St. Suite #4210
West Allis, WI 53214
Phone: (414) 755-6291 
Fax: (414) 276-7704

Officer Job Descriptions

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