About the Board of Directors

The Fire and Rescue Association Board of Directors is the policymaking body responsible for the coordination and provision of the County’s fire, rescue, and emergency medical services.  It is composed of the chief of each volunteer fire/rescue department, three volunteer fire department presidents representing three regions of the county, the chief of the Prince William County Department of Fire and Rescue (PWC DFR), and four PWC DFR uniformed personnel.
The PWC DFR chief serves as chair and the vice chair, who is elected by the Board of Directors, is a volunteer chief and serves a one-year term.
The Board of Directors is charged with the following duties and responsibilities, in addition to others as may be assigned to it by ordinance or resolution of the Prince William Board of County Supervisors.
·    It shall work with the Executive Committee to manage the overall fire, rescue, and emergency medical services system, consistently with directives of the Board of County Supervisors, the County Executive, and all Fire and Rescue Association policies and procedures.
·    It shall develop and periodically update a Fire and Rescue Service Plan to insure implementation of the public safety section of the Prince William County Strategic Plan and the Prince William County Comprehensive Plan, to propose future direction for the Prince William County Fire and Rescue system, and to recommend appropriate resource allocation and the expenditure of public funds for fire and rescue services.
·    It shall ratify, reject, amend, or defer all Prince William County Fire and Rescue Association policies and procedures promulgated by the Executive Committee.
·    It shall prepare and present quarterly reports to the Board of County Supervisors on the state of the fire and rescue services in the County.
Meetings are held on the third Wednesday of each month at Buckhall Volunteer Fire Department (7190 Yates Ford Road) at 6:30 p.m.