Maryland State Firemen's Association

Future Convention Dates
June 16-22, 2018
June 15-20, 2019
June 20-25, 2020
June 19-24, 2021

Executive Committee Meetings

February 24, 2018
Singerly Fire Company

April 14, 2018
Midland Volunteer Fire Deparment #1

June 17, 2018
Ocean City

June 22, 2018
Ocean City

March 15, 2018
March 12, 2018
MSFA Recruitment Campaign - Sign Up for Recruitment Day ASAP, Casting Call for Your Members & Complete Your Department's Profile
March 8, 2018
Westminster VFD Big Money Raffle
March 6, 2018
Ocean City looking for full time R and R Coordinator
March 2, 2018
Annual Statewide Recruitment Day Save the Date
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Online Calendar
Next Seven Days
March 19, 2018
Cecil County Volunteer Firemen's Assn
Water Witch
March 20, 2018
Wicomico County Volunteer Firefighter's Assn.
March 21, 2018
Howard Co VFA Meeting
Ellicott City Vol Fire Department
March 21, 2018
Kent-Queen Anne's Volunteer Fire, Ems and Rescue Assn
March 24, 2018
MSFA Fire Prevention and Life Safety Meeting
MFRI - College Park
March 25, 2018
Sykesville Freedom District Fire Department Breakfast w/ Easter Bunny
Sykesville Fire Department
March 25, 2018
Upperco VFC Bull & Oyster Roast
16020 Carnival Ave. Upperco Md. 21155
March 25, 2018
Bull & Oyster Roast
Upperco VFC
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Scholarship Committee

The Scholarship Committee has the following duties and responsibilities:

The Scholarship Committee shall by June 1 of each year, in cooperation with scholarship committees of appropriate universities, colleges, academies or other institutions of higher learning within Maryland determine to provide or deny grants or loans to new applicants or continuing students. The Committee shall in proper cases award, to the extent funds are available, such grant or loan to an eligible applicant or student participating in a course related to fire or health services including, but not limited to, fire sciences or emergency medical services.

The Scholarship Committee shall, in its discretion, award available funds as grants or loans to any person or persons it shall deem worthy. The Committee may use funds provided through resources of the MSFA or from other sources. The Committee is authorized to solicit funds for grants or loans from any source it deems proper. The Committee shall, from time to time, promulgate rules and regulations relating to its duties, eligibility of applicants or recipients, acceptable sources of funds to be solicited or regulations dealing with liability of a given recipient to repay any part or all of any grant or loan.

The following scholarships are administered by the MSFA Scholarship Committee

a) "The MSFA Dr. John L. Bryan Scholarship Award," sponsored by this Association. The level of support is determined annually by the committee, based on availability of funds.

b) "The Floyd B. Heimer Memorial Scholarship Award," sponsored by Mrs. Josephine G. Heimer. The current level of support is $2,000.00 per academic year, subject to change at the discretion of Mrs. Heimer.

c) "The Shock Trauma Board of Visitors Scholarship Award," sponsored by the R. Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center Board of Visitors. This will be awarded annually by the Scholarship Committee to worthy applicants in Emergency Medical Health Services Programs. Levels of support are determined annually by the committee. Funds available vary each year.

d) "The Delmarva Power Scholarship Award," sponsored by Delmarva Power. The current level of support is $4,500.00 per academic year.

e) “The Bill and Allica Olsen Scholarship Award”  The requirements for this scholarship are currently being developed and will be posted at a later date.

Applications and Guidelines may be downloaded below.

Please remember to fully complete the application and the deadline for submittal is a post mark date of April 15th.

Glenn Dale Fishack, Jr.
Chairperson (2015)

William Olsen
Chair Emeritus

Matthew D. Stevens (2012)
Vice Chairperson

Committee Members 
Jennifer Gheen
Robert W. Jacobs, PP (2012)
Susan Mott (2013)
Pete A. Piringer
Roger N. Powell, P.P.
Robert W. Ryan (2013)
Doug Simpkins, Jr. (2013)
Jennifer Stevens
W. Faron Taylor

LAMSFA Liaison
Peggy Zembower

Special Liaisons
Dr. James E. Milke
Dwight Polk





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