Financial Foundations Framework

10 Steps to Better Collaboration Between Finance and Fire


November 17, 2023

1 p.m.-3 p.m. ET

  • Field of Study: Finance
  • Credits: 2.00
  • Prerequisite: None

Ever feel like you and your colleagues in the Fire Department just aren't speaking the same language? If so, you're not alone, and this session is for you. GFOA and the International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC) are working together to develop resources to promote better collaboration between finance officers and fire chiefs. This panel discussion will feature both finance officers and fire personnel talking about how to improve communication between these two departments and address the many challenges that make capital planning, budgeting, purchasing, and other areas of public finance uniquely difficult for the fire service.

Who Will Benefit: Finance and Fire Department staff interested in improving communication between the two departments

Learning Objectives:
  • Identify ways to improve collaboration with your colleagues in the fire department
  • Gain a deeper understanding of the challenges involved in leading and managing a fire department
  • Identify the key questions a finance officer should ask their colleagues in the fire department to gain a better understanding of their operation

  • Member Price: $85.00
  • Non-member Price: $85.00