Leadership

How Chief Montmeny Had His Title Changed

Issue 22 and Volume 79.

How Chief Montmeny Had His Title Changed While the name of the fire chiefs’ association was changed this year to the International Association of Fire Chiefs, legislation was sponsored three years by Chief Arthur Montmeny of Chicopee, Mass., to have his title changed from chief engineer to chief. It shows that in many instances the members have been a little quicker in acting than the association and that they have been advocating reforms individually. The legislation enacted for this change is as follows: An Act Changing the Title of the Chief Engineer of the Fire Department of the City of Chicopee Be it enacted as follows; SECTION I. Section twenty of chapter two hundred and thirty nine of the acts of eighteen hundred and ninety-seven is hereby amended by striking out, in the second and third lines, the word “engineer” and inserting in place thereof the words:—of the fire department,—and…

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