Southfield Fire Chief Johnny Menifee selected as President of Southeastern Michigan Association of Fire Chiefs
Southfield Fire Chief Johnny Menifee was sworn-in as the President of the Southeastern Michigan Association of Fire Chiefs by State Representative Kyra Bolden on June 19. Additionally, Chief Brogan of the Dearborn Heights Fire Department was selected as Vice President, Chief Flynn of the West Bloomfield Fire Department was selected as Secretary-Treasurer and Chief Stoecklein of the Canton Fire Department was selected as the Sgt. at Arms.
“I’m truly honored and humbled by the appointment,” commented Fire Chief Menifee. “I believe the organization has an all-star executive board that will help grow our organization and address critical issues that face the fire service today and in the future.”
Chief Menifee is the first African-American and the first Southfield Fire Chief to be selected to preside over the Association. The Southeastern Michigan Association of Fire Chiefs works to promote improvements in fire prevention and life safety, fire suppression, emergency medical services, and emergency related services. The Association also fosters leadership, training, and networking opportunities; promote unity within the fire service; support a beneficial fire service legislative agenda; and elevation of ethical standards by its members.
For more information, call the Southfield Fire Department at (248) 796-5650.