Leadership

A Successful Chiefs’ Convention

Issue 9 and Volume 76.

A Successful Chiefs’ Convention It always sounds trite to speak of a convention after it has occurred as eminently successful. Practically every convention to those who participated in the enthusiasm of it seems the most successful of any so far held. But in the case of the Buffalo gathering of the International Association of Fire Engineers, the elements of success were so apparent that there was no question about it. In attendance, enthusiasm, promptness and smoothness of action, the fifty-second convention was fully on a par with all other meetings of the association and in many respects excelled most others. Two or three notable achievements stand out unique in this convention. One was the formation of a committee to bring about closer relationship between fire department and water works officials. Of this more anon. Another was the almost unanimous endorsement of the Chief’s Cabinet idea. There was up to a…

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