2016 GSFA Election Information

2016 GSFA Election

GSFA Nomination For Office Details

GSFA Board Election Info
Georgia State Firefighters Association
Slate of Board Candidates* (as of June 24, 2016)

First NameLast NameDepartmentTitlePosition Seeking
JoeyHartleyMoultrie Fire DepartmentDivision CaptainPresident
DavidBullardColumbia County Fire RescueLieutenant1st Vice President
GaryClarkGainesville Fire DepartmentLieutenant2nd Vice President
MarkWareSandy Springs Fire DepartmentCaptain3rd Vice President
DanMorganRockdale County Fire RescueChiefDirector At Large
Fort Oglethorpe Fire & Rescue


Following the nominations and elections committee report at the GSFA Business Session (Thursday, August 11th at 2:15 p.m.), the floor shall be open for nominations of qualified candidates for any office. Nominations from the floor must have a second and must have appeared before the elections committee for certification of eligibility.

*During the opening session of the annual conference (Thursday, September 11th , 9:00 a.m.), the chairman of the Nominations and Elections Committee shall establish a time and place for a meeting to be held on the first day of the conference, at which time any candidate for election shall  appear and present his/her petition.  The Committee shall certify the eligibility of those seeking Board positions according to the requirements delineated in Section 5 (c) of the GSFA bylaws.

Elections will take place during the GSFA Business Session held on Friday, August 12th at 1:00 p.m. Each candidate shall be given up to 5-minutes to address the assembly.

Those seeking office are encouraged to read the GSFA By-Laws, specifically the section detailing the duties of each position.

Voting Procedure:

The Board of Directors of the corporation shall be elected by a plurality vote of the voting delegates at the annual conference. All elections shall be by a “departmental roll call” vote.

Each fire department, agency or organization shall have one (1) for each ten (10) current paid up voting members of GSFA. There shall be one vote (1) vote per department, agency or organization, for a fraction of ten (10) voting members. No department, agency or organization shall have more than ten (10) votes.

Official Delegate Certification Form
(One delegate from each department should bring this form to the conference. A notary public will be on site if needed.)

GSFA District Representatives

Interested in serving as a GSFA District Representative? Complete this form and submit to GSFA.