MEMBERSHIP

Benefits to Becoming a FSWO Member

- Member pricing for annual conference

-Eligibility for bursararies

-Mentoring program

- Involvement in committee projects

- Newsletter, magazine and email updates

- Networking and mentoring

- Other special events

-Access to our online forum for members only

-Supporting an organization who is working to make the Fire Service better

FSWO Membership Categories

 

Individual memberships

  • Active – Career

For members who currently work or formally worked for a full-time Fire Department

Have full voting rights

 

  • Active – Volunteer

For members who currently work or formerly worked for a Volunteer Department

Have full voting rights

 

  • Chief/Assistant Chief/Deputy Chief

For Fire Chiefs who currently work or formally worked for a Fire Department.

Have full voting rights

 

  • Student

For members who are currently enrolled in a post-secondary school fire service related program

Do not have voting rights

 

  • Associate

For members who are interested in the fire service and supportive of the mandate of FSWO

They do not get a vote at the AGM

 

  • Honorary

Give to individuals as special recognition by the Board of Directors for their outstanding support and contribution to FSWO

Do not have voting rights

 

  • Lifetime

Awarded to FSWO Members who have been elected as an officer or director to the Board and have served a minimum of one term

Have full voting rights

 

Department Memberships

Membership entitlement is eligible to Ontario municipal fire services and can include any number of members of any rank within their department.  The minimum number of memberships with voting rights is based on their municipal population.

Association Memberships

Membership entitlement is eligible to all Locals of the Ontario Professional Firefighter's Association (OPFFA) and can include any number of members of any rank within their Local Union Membership.  The minimum number of memberships with voting rights is based on the number of Association members within their Local.

Individual Memberships

Department and Association Memberships

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