AFFILIATE WEB SITE
FIRST PLACE: www.uflac.org
Los Angeles City, CA Local 112 established this web site to supply members with information on the many services that the local provides, and other information -- such as the Los Angeles area retiree cost of living increase.
Produced by: Mikel Bullis
SECOND PLACE: www.local341.org
In connection with its 75th anniversary, the Houston Professional Fire Fighters Association redesigned its site, which serves more than 3,800 members of the fire department. A key objective is to give depth to articles featured in Local 341's magazine.
Produced by: Houston Professional Fire Fighters
Described as the "guardians of Silicon Valley," the nearly 800 members of Local 230 use this site to keep track of union news, political activities, its numerous charity events, fire service news (RSS feeds) and its major public attraction, the San Jose Fire Museum
Produced by: Cliff Hubbard
The two most important new features of this site are the online incident report and broadcast email system, which have enhanced the ability of Philadelphia Local 22 to engage in two-way communication with its membership.
Produced by: Dave Kearney
As a smaller department serving 26,000 residents, Local 1651 went on the offensive in the 2006 town council election to alert local taxpayers to the fire department's critical resource needs. It credits its web site with its success in the election and for giving it a voice that was lacking at town meetings.
Produced by: Mark J. Cardarelli
The Local 2928 web site offers numerous benefits to union members, including links to the UnionActive IAFF News Wire and Backdraft magazine. It also features outreach to the community, with fire safety tips, a kids area, photo gallery and guest book.
Produced by: Palm Beach County, FL Local 2928
Last year, the Florida Professional Firefighters backed Rod Smith in the Democratic primary for governor of Florida. It developed this site to offer resources fire fighters could access when Smith visited their part of the state and to use the powerful appeal of the fire fighters to show public support for the candidate.
Produced by: Mark Treglio