Attention

The TSAFF Leadership Seminar, set for the week of April 20 in Denton, will be postponed due to developments concerning Coronavirus/COVID-19. The seminar will be rescheduled as soon as possible. If you made hotel reservations for the seminar, please remember to cancel them.

2020 TEXAS STATE ASSOCIATION OF FIRE FIGHTERS

Louis E. Hebert Leadership Seminar

Embassy Suites by Hilton Denton Convention Center

3100 Town Center Trail Denton, Texas, 76201

$139.00 per night plus tax, single or double
Room Block Expires: March 29, 2020

Leadership Seminar
April 20th - 23rd, 2020


TSAFF Executive Board
April 20, 2020 at 9 a.m.

Registration

  • Early registration deadline: March 29, 2020
  • Early registration fee: $100.00 per person
  • Late registration fee: $125.00 per person

Information

A free TSAFF Labor-Management Symposium and reception will be held, following the E-Board meeting, on April 20, 2020, for all TSAFF affiliate presidents and their fire chiefs that attend. This event will bring together firefighter leaders and fire chiefs from around Texas.

This year’s seminar will include sessions on:

  • Budgeting
  • Internal/External Communications
  • Lobbying
  • LODD/Peer Support
  • Parliamentary Procedure
  • PACs
  • Political Activity
  • Representation of Members
  • Union Administration
  • Workers’ Comp

Contact the TSAFF office with any questions at 512-326-5050

View Agenda

Leadership Session Descriptions

  • Session 1 – Tuesday AM

    • Union Administration (B. Day/S. Dorris)
      Overview and discussion of roles and responsibilities of union officers in Texas.
    • Internal/External Communications (E. Powers/B. Frame/W. Holland)
      How to better reach key audiences within your membership and in the community.
    • PAC/TEC Class (G. Deshields/J. Tellez)
      Political action: Overview of building a PAC and TEC requirements.
    • LODD/Peer Support (C. Hale)
      What to know when you have a member LODD and support resources available for members in need.
  • Session 2 – Tuesday PM

    • Budgeting (B. Day)
      Step-by-step detail of creating a budget for your local.
    • Political Communications (E. Powers/B. Frame/W. Holland)
      Getting your message out to the voters and community influencers.
    • Worker’s Comp Overview (Y. Garcia/B. Simpson)
      Overview of what to do when you have a member filing for Worker’s Comp benefits.
    • Campaign Strategy (M. Stevens)
      How to build a winning political campaign plan.
  • Session 3 – Wednesday AM

    • Worker’s Comp Overview (Y. Garcia/B. Simpson)
      Overview of what to do when you have a member filing for Worker’s Comp benefits.
    • Lobbying (G. Deshields)
      How to interact with your elected officials.
    • Political Communications (E. Powers/B. Frame/W. Holland)
      Getting your message out to the voters and community influencers.
    • Campaign Strategy (M. Stevens)
      How to build a winning political campaign plan.
  • Session 4 – Wednesday PM

    • Advanced Political Strategy (M. Stevens)
      In-depth look at building a strong political plan.
    • Parliamentary Procedure (D. Riggs)
      How to properly run your meeting.
    • PAC/TEC Class (G. Deshields/J. Tellez)
      Political action: Overview of building a PAC and TEC requirements.
    • LODD/Peer Support (C. Hale)
      What to know when you have a member LODD and support resources available for members in need.
  • Session 5 – Thursday AM

    • Advanced Political Strategy (M. Stevens)
      In-depth look at building a strong political plan.
    • Lobbying (G. Deshields)
      How to interact with your elected officials.
    • Union Administration (B. Day/S. Dorris)
      Overview and discussion of roles and responsibilities of union officers and successful locals.
    • Representation (R. Torres)
      What local leaders should know about representing your members for civil service or non-civil service communities.
  • Session 6 – Thursday PM

    • Parliamentary Procedure (D. Riggs)
      How to properly run your meeting.
    • Budgeting (B. Day)
      Step-by-step detail of creating a budget for your local.
    • Internal/External Communications (E. Powers/B. Frame/W. Holland)
      How to better reach key audiences within your membership and in the community.
    • Representation (R. Torres)
      What local leaders should know about representing your members for civil service or non-civil service communities.

Ready to register?

Early registration ends on March 29, 2020