• Information for Candidates Seeking the Endorsement of the Michigan Professional Fire Fighters Union

      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 tchesney@mpffu.org, 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.

      Convention Agenda - Tentative

      Convention Committee Appointments

      Convention Rules of Order

      Convention Election Rules

      Convention Resolutions as of April 21, 2018

      MPFFU Trustee Convention Report

      CPA Financial Review for 2017

      Registration Information

      Delegate/Alternate Registration Form

      Vendor & Sponsor Registration Form

      Pay Convention Fees Online

      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 tchesney@mpffu.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.

      Click here for the course syllabus

      Welcome Back!

      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?

      Legislative Update for April 1st – April 13th


      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.





      What's New at MPFFU A021
      Local 1381-Clinton Township Golf Outing is on June 22nd. Read More...
      Fire Fighters Assistance Program

       Confidential FFAP Hotline:  1.888.731.FIRE  Available 24/7 

      Free CONFIDENTIAL telephone assistance for MPFFU members, retirees, and their families

      Get answers to your questions and concerns.

      Find resoucres for information, treatment, and support.

      Know your conversation is confidential.

      Get referrals to quality professional care.

      Click here for a recent article about suicide in the fire service. 

      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.

  • Contact Information for Local Union Executive Board Members

    You can access the most accurate contact information for local union officers from the IAFF website by clicking on this link.  After you log-in, click on Dashboard, then Officer Resources and then Affiliate Directory.. You can search by local name, local number, by state, or by the officers name if you know it.  This data is updated daily.

    Find Your Elected Officials

    Upcoming Events
    MPFFU 53rd Biennial Convention
    May 08, 2018
    Bay City DoubleTree Hotel

    Fire Pac

    Join MPFFU FIRE PAC Now - Sign-up online by clicking here.

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    IAFF Center of Excellence for Behavioral Health Treatment and Recovery
    The first recovery center designed specifically for IAFF members

    Michigan Crisis Response Association-1-800-969-0025

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