|FIRST PLACE (TIE):
This site focuses on community activism: to
educate and inform the public about the dangers and results of closing
fire companies. Visitors can sign up for email alerts or click through
to the Facebook cause.
Produced by: Dave Kearney
Submitted by: Philadelphia, PA Local 22
SECOND PLACE: “www.cpf.org”
Complemented by crisp illustrations, a
well-composed homepage enables the state council to serve the needs of
members, the fire service and the public media.
Produced by: Lou Paulson
Submitted by: California Professional Firefighters
Not only news but also UFLAC videos and
webcasts are available from the homepage of this site. A box for
breaking news gives headlines for fires in progress.
Produced by: Mike Bullis
Submitted by: Los Angeles City, CA Local 112
FIRST PLACE (TIE):
Billing itself as “the voice on the job for
Greensboro’s bravest,” this site quickly links members to IAFF news,
local resources, upcoming events and a host of other important links at
Produced by: William D. Coker
Submitted by: Greensboro, NC Local 947
HONORABLE MENTION: “www.iafflocal738.org”
Shift calendars are just the beginning of what
a visitor can access from the home page. A video taken during an arson
investigation training graphically illustrates how rapidly a fire can
spread in a normal room.
Produced by: Doug Boczek
Submitted by: Mount Vernon, IL Local 738
HONORABLE MENTION: “www.iaff2067.org”
Union business, international news and
department news are easy to access at the top of Local 2067’s homepage.
Droll warnings greet nonmembers who stray to the members-only portion of
Produced by: Tim McDermott
Submitted by: Norman, OK Local 2067