NIAFPD Annual Conference



2018 Annual Conference Program

2018 Annual Conference Program Grid

JANUARY 25-27, 2018

Hilton Chicago/Oak Brook Hills Resort & Conference Center
3500 Midwest Road, Oak Brook, IL 60523

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An annual educational conference for trustees, commissioners, chief officers, and administrative staff is held annually in February.  During the conference members gather to exchange ideas and information as pertaining to fire protection districts.  In addition, informative programs are presented that are designed to help all fire districts, whether they are volunteer, paid or part paid.  Topics have included: tax levy and budgets, legal updates, the legal process, labor contracts, promotional process and an open forum where members can share ideas with their peers.


Advanced Trustee Training

Trustees who have completed the Advanced Trustee Training are required to maintain their eligibility under P.A. 95-799 by participating in annual continuing education. Trustees have until the end of the following calendar year to complete a minimum of 3 hours of approved trustee training. Qualified programs that satisfy the continued education requirement are available at the NIAFPD Annual Conference.

Pension Fund Board Member Training

If you are a Pension Fund Board Member, you are required to annually attend sixteen hours of training under Sections 1-109.3 and 1-113.18 of the Illinois Pension Code (P.A. 96-429 and 96-006). The NIAFPD Conference will specifically dedicate programs on Thursday, Friday and Saturday to satisfy this training requirement.

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