IAFC leaders participate in transportation and public safety summit in Washington, DC

June 18, 2024

IAFC leaders present at public safety summit

IAFC President, Chief John Butler; IAFC Director-at-Large and IAFC EMS Section International Director, Chief Norris Croom; and CEO Rob Brown attended and presented as Senior Public Safety Executives on behalf of the IAFC at the Federal Highway Administration’s Fourth Senior Executive Transportation and Public Safety Summit in Washington, DC.

Chief Butler welcomed participants and participated in the “Summit Goal Commitment Signing,” hosted by USDOT Executive Leadership and FHWA TIM ELG organizations.

Chief Croom, the IAFC appointed representative to the FHWA Traffic Incident Management (TIM) Executive Leadership Group (ELG), served on the Senior Executive Transportation and Public Safety Summit planning team.

Summit presentations by IAFC chiefs

As reported by the IAFC, Chief Norris and Chief Brown (ret.) presented on various topics during the summit.

The 2024 Summit Program document provides detailed information on their presentations.

Chief Jim Yates, Eastern Division International Director, attended on behalf of the IAFC Board of Directors and represented the IAFC Divisions.

Chief Rich Cowger, the VCOS Chair, attended on behalf of his section.

Participation by IAFC divisions and sections

In addition to Chief Butler, Chiefs Croom, and Brown (ret.), Chief Jim Yates and Chief Rich Cowger participated in the summit.

Their attendance underscores the IAFC’s commitment to collaborative efforts in improving traffic incident management and public safety.

These representatives brought valuable insights and experiences from their respective divisions and sections to the summit discussions.

Commitment to traffic incident management

The summit aimed to enhance cooperation and commitment among public safety leaders.

Chief Butler’s participation in the “Summit Goal Commitment Signing” signifies the IAFC’s ongoing dedication to advancing traffic incident management practices.

The IAFC’s involvement in the summit highlights its role in shaping transportation and public safety strategies at the national level.

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