News Headlines
Wed. Nov 4th 2020
Again, Northern Central has lost a shining star. Frank never missed gatherings of our organization.Calling hours will be held on Sunday, November 8, 2020 from 4pm – 7pm at Young Funeral Home, 40...
Mon. Sep 21st 2020
The Williamson Volunteer Fire Department is holding a chicken bar-be-que on November 7th beginning at 3 PM until sold out. Cost is $10 per meal. Help support the Williamson Fire Department!
Sun. Sep 20th 2020
The Rush Volunteer Fire Department hosted the September 20th meeting of the Northern Central Volunteer Firemen's Association. Due to COVID regulations, the meeting was held in the truck bay to all...
Fri. Sep 18th 2020
Brockport Exempts was the host location for a Presentation by New York Association of Fire Chaplains Chief Leon VanWie. In attendance was Royer Pfersick, Chaplain of MCVFA; Sean Kinney, Chaplain of th...
Sun. Sep 13th 2020
Dave recently underwent extensive surgery to remove tongue cancer and subsequent reconstruction. While his prognosis is good, he will be out of work for about three months. He is self-employed, so thi...
About Us


Northern Central New York

Volunteer Firemen's Association



Northern Central is a firematic sectional organization in New York State.

Counties included in Northern Central are: Monroe, Wayne, Cayuga, Onondaga, Oswego, Ontario, Seneca, Yates, and Steuben.

Northern Central works to provide information though legislation, training and education for the volunteer fire and emergency medical services. 

The Association monitors and takes action on topics of importance to the volunteer fire and EMS services.


2020 - 2021 Officers


 President: Stew Bell

1st Vice President: Steve Grandusky

2nd Vice President: Marvin Tryon

Secretary: Dorothy Orr

Financial Secretary: David Sweet

Treasurer: Bonnie Sweet

Jr. Past President: Frank Orbaker

Chaplain: Charles Leach

Assistant Chaplain: Vern Pratt

Chaplain Emeritus: Donald McGloon


Sergeant at Arms: Vincent (Norm) VanDeMortel


Trustee Directors

Cayuga County: Russell Olmsted

Monroe County: Royer Pfersick

Onondaga County: Martin Thomas

Ontario County: Walt DeCook

Oswego County: Joseph LaVigne

Seneca County: TBD

Steuben County: Daniel Barton

Wayne County: Norm VanDeMortel

Yates County: Gordon Snyder

Executive Directors

Cayuga County: David Dixon

Monroe County: Diana Pfersick

Onondaga County: Gordon Kotars

Ontario County: TBD

Oswego County: Kathy LaVigne

Seneca County: TBD

Steuben County: Christopher Bason

Wayne County: Rest in Peace, Frank Clark

Yates County: Charles Leach







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