Leadership

Columbia County, N. Y., Chiefs Organize

Issue 10 and Volume 88.

Columbia County, N. Y., Chiefs Organize An organization meeting of the Columbia County Fire Chiefs’ Association was held at Chatham, N. Y., on September 16, with an attendance of 125 officers from thirty-seven companies of the county. The object of the association is to bring about cooperation between the various units of the county, and for the mutual advancement in fire fighting and fire prevention of the officers. The meeting was called to order by Chief Charles Vogel, of Chatham, N. Y. Chief Louis Sacco, Hudson, made the suggestion that Chiefs, Assistant Chiefs, Presidents and Captains of fire companies be eligible to membership. This was placed in the form of a motion and carried. The following officers were elected: President—Chief Charles Vogel, Chatham. First Vice-President—Chief William Van Pelt, Spencertown. Second Vice-President—Chief Louis Sacco, Hudson. Secretary—R. P. Hanson, Churchtown. Treasurer—Chief Harry Smith. Valatie. Directors, 3 Years—Harry Sherman, Hudson; James McDonogh, Austerlitz.…

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