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Convention Call

Pursuant to the provisions of the IAFF Constitution and By-laws, the 54th Convention of the International Association of Fire Fighters will be held at the Washington State Convention Center (WSCC) in Seattle, Washington, beginning Monday, August 6, 2018. The Convention Call and other related information is available.

Pre-Convention Memo


Important Dates

April 5: Affiliate presidents, secretaries and secretary-treasurers will receive an email notice that access to the online Convention information, including credentials, registration, proxies, hotel reservation information, etc. is available. Only affiliate presidents or secretary-treasurers of affiliates with up-to-date per capita tax payments can credential delegates, alternates and proxies. Online hotel reservations will be available beginning April 5, 2018, along with Convention credentials and registration.
June 7: Censure resolutions must be received by the General President (60 days prior to Convention).
June 17: All resolutions (except censure resolutions) must be received by the General Secretary-Treasurer via mail or email (preferred) by 5:00 p.m., EDT (50 days prior to Convention). Any resolution received after this deadline will be returned to sender.
July 15: Online process for proxies and alternate proxies must be completed by 5:00 p.m., EDT.

Online credentials must be complete BEFORE arriving in Seattle. Per capita tax and EDF loan payments must be received for the month of June 2018 to seat delegates at Convention.