IAFF General President Harold A. Schaitberger elected to NFPA Board of Directors

Blog Post created by laurenbackstrom Employee on Jul 13, 2011

Harold Schaitberger NFPA announced yesterday, that during the June Board meeting in Boston, IAFF General President, Harold A. Schaitberger was elected to the NFPA Board of Directors.

Schaitberger is general president of the 300,000-member International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF), the largest fire fighter and paramedics union in the world. The IAFF represents more than 85 percent of the professional fire fighters and paramedics in the United States and Canada. Elected by the membership in 2000, he is currently serving his third, four-year term as General President.

“Harold Schaitberger is one of the most respected leaders in the fire service and we are delighted that he is joining the NFPA Board,” said James M. Shannon, president of NFPA.

Read more about Harold's experience and new role.

-Lauren Backstrom