Candidates for State Offices should send a letter or email to us requesting our endorsement. Typically, the MPFFU waits until after the filing deadline to announce its endorsements in selected races. Candidates are required to complete and return our candidate questionnaire before we will announce our endorsement. The questionnaire can be found by clicking here. The form can be completed and submitted on line or you can print it out and submit it by email, fax, or postal mail. Email can be sent to email@example.com, our fax number is 734-571-5954, and our mailing address is MPFFU, 1651 Kingsway Ct. STE E, Trenton, MI 48183. Feel free to call us at 734-675-0206 if you have any questions.
Are you Attending the MPFFU Convention?
We are expecting a huge crowd!
Information You Need is Listed Below.
NOTE: The DoubleTree Hotel is currently sold out. The overflow hotel is located directly across the street. They are offering rooms for our group at the rate of $119 + tax.
Comfort Inn Bay City-Riverfront - 989-892-3501
501 Saginaw St., Bay City, MI 48708
MPFFU Structure Committee Issues its Report
The MPFFU Structure Committee presented its final report to the MPFFU Executive Board on March 15th. Click here to read the report.
The MPFFU and Local 3961-Northville Twp. are hosting a National Fire Academy class on June 5-6, 2018. The class is from 8am-5pm each day.
The class is now at maximum capacity. You can contact firstname.lastname@example.org to be added to a waiting list in case of any cancellations.
The course is titled: Exercising Leadership within Communities. The purpose of this two-day course is to provide fire service authority figures with knowledge and skills, enabling them to exercise leadership when confronting adaptive challenges presented by increasingly diverse internal and external communities. The goal of the course is for participants to use the diversity of ideas, people and cultures as resources in exercising leadership to address adaptive challenges in their communities.The class will be held at the Northville Fire Department, located at 45745 West Six Mile Road, Northville, MI 48168. The class dates are June 5-6, 8am-5pm each day.
The members of IAFF Local 2629-Independence Township recently voted to rejoin the Michigan Professional Fire Fighters Union. On March 15th, the MPFFU Executive Board voted to accept their application to rejoin. Independence Township is located in the MPFFU 6th District. They currently have 28 active union members. We hope to see them at future MPFFU events.
Michigan Professional Fire Fighters Union Endorses Gretchen Whitmer fo Governor
What's Happening at the Capitol?
MPFFU Represented at IAFF Legislative Conference in Washington DC
MPFFU President Mark Docherty along with several members of the MPFFU Executive Board recently attended the Alfred K Whitehead Legislative Conference in Washington DC. On the first day of the conference, attendees were educated on the legislative issues important to IAFF members and several prominent speakers addressed the group. On the second day, members met and lobbied the Senators from Michigan as well as several Congressional Representatives from Michigan.
Fire Fighters Assistance Program
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MPFFU License Plate
The branch offices of the Secretary of State now require individuals to provide proof of MPFFU membership to obtain the MPFFU License Plate. You must show either your IAFF membership card or a letter from the MPFFU verifying that you are a member or eligible retiree to obtain the plate. Please call 734-675-0206 to obtain a proof of membership letter. If you see a non-member with the MPFFU plate on their vehicle, please contact the MPFFU with the plate number. The SOS will make the individual return the plate if they are not a member of our organization.