WCFA Membership Application

WCFA Membership Application

 

Please Click Here  for a printable application and fill out the requested information and return to the WCFA Secretary at the address below.

Thank you for your interest in joining the Washington Contract Firefighters Association. This association was established to provide training and promote professional standards in the private firefighting community. We will also strive to develop a mutual respect among our served agencies.

A person or business may qualify for full membership with the WCFA by meeting the following criteria: Have or plan on obtaining a pre-season agreement or contract with a government agency at the highest level or standard available for the service provided to the government for firefighting suppression or support activities. (USFS, BIA, BLM, DNR, ODF, CDF etc.); meet and follow all pertinent criteria for acquiring and maintaining the agreement or contract with the appropriate government agencies; and supply a service to a government firefighting agency. Must pay annual association dues and must be willing to be involved in the activities of the WCFA for the betterment of all its membership and firefighting related contracting. Also must agree to abide by all State, Federal and WCFA rules and regulations that affect the activities of wildfire suppression and related contract activities.

New members must be accepted into membership by a majority vote of the membership and approved by the E-Board at the next scheduled meeting following the application date. Each member must successfully complete a probationary period of one year during which time they enjoy all benefits of membership.

Membership dues are due by Jan. 31st of each year. Dues are delinquent after January 31st. You must have paid your annual dues and be a member in good standing to attend, at the member rate, any training classes offered by the WCFA. Members not in good standing will pay the nonmember rate for training. If dues are not paid by January 31st, the member shall be recognized as not in good standing and must be voted back into membership by the body to maintain active status.

Loss of your pre-season agreement or contract with any of the government agencies we contract with may jeopardize your membership.

Please click here for a printable application and fill out the requested information and return to the WCFA Secretary at the address below. Please include your dues payment, a current copy of your business license, proof of L&I Insurance along with the first page of your agreement.

DUES: $150.00 YEARLY (Due January 31st) Payment can be made using our PAYMENT PAGE or can be mailed with application to:

WCFA

348 Twisp Carlton Road
Carlton, WA 9881