While the mission of the ICFC has stayed the same, our leadership has recently changed. When our founder, Jennie Swanson, moved to Wisconsin, chaplains Dave Van Laar and Ray Gurunian were elected as President and Vice-President.
Earlier this year Dave was asked to take the helm of the nation's Biscuit and Cookie Manufacturing Association. Those who know Dave recognize this is not a job for him, but a ministry opportunity he is uniquely qualified for. But the time he now has to spend in Washington DC has made it impossible for him to continue on the ICFC board. Please pray for him. His service to fire chaplains in our state over the last year has been greatly appreciated.
New officers were appointed in October to the following positions:
• Ray Gurunian, chaplain Carol Stream FPD - President
• Frank Dominowski, chaplain Hanover Park FPD - Vice-President
• Mary Cramer, chaplain Nunda Rural FPD - Treasurer
The transition has not been easy but we are working hard to see the ICFC running smoothly again. Much work needs to be done and much progress is being made in our goal to support fire chaplains across the state.
Over the next couple of months you can expect a personal call from one of us. Please take time to let us get to know you, and feel free to let us know how we can best support you.