Fire Service Advisory Committee
Active dates:2006 -
Function: The Fire Service Advisory Committee shall provide recommendations to the commissioner of public safety on fire service-related issues. The committee shall provide funding recommendations to the commissioner of public safety from the fire safety fund for the following purposes: for the Minnesota Board of Firefighter Training and Education; for programs and staffing for the State Fire Marshal Division; and for fire-related regional response team programs and any other fire service programs that have the potential for statewide impact.
Two appointed by the president of the Minnesota State Fire Chiefs Association, two appointed by the president of the Minnesota State Fire Department Association, two appointed by the president of the Minnesota Professional Fire Fighters, two appointed by the president of the League of Minnesota Cities, one appointed by the president of the Minnesota Association of Townships, one appointed by the president of the Insurance Federation of Minnesota, one appointed jointly by the presidents of the Minnesota Chapter of the International Association of Arson Investigators and the Fire Marshals Association of Minnesota, and the commissioner of public safety or the commissioner's designee. The commissioner of public safety must ensure that at least three of the members of the advisory committee work and reside in counties outside of the seven-county metropolitan area.
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