Executive Director Harlon Hutcheson

Harlon began his fire service career as a firefighter with the Russellville Fire Dept. in 1973. He was promoted in 1975 to Lieutenant, then in 1977 he became chief of the department. Harlon served various positions within the AAFC, including a term as president in 1999. After retirement from Russellville Fire Dept. in 2002, Harlon became the second Executive Director of the AAFC. 

  Harlon Hutcheson
  Executive Director
  151 Hutcheson Dr.
  Phil Campbell, Al. 35581
  205-993-4290 (Office) 256-627-6382 (Cell)


Executive Board


Chief Sean Kendrick
Calera Fire & Rescue
7901 Hwy 31
Calera, Al. 35040

205-229-7114 Office



Chief Tony Grande
Decatur Fire & Rescue
7901 Hwy 31
Decatur, Al. 35603

256-341-4862 Office
Cell 256-476-5158


2nd Vice-President

Chief Tim Love
Alabaster Fire & Rescue
910 1st Street South
Alabaster, Al. 35603

205-621-8752 Office



Chief Jon Lord
Rocky Ridge Fire Dept.
2911 Metropolitan Way
Birmingham, Al. 35243

(205) 822-0532 (Office)
(205) 978-9876 (Fax)

Southeastern Association of Fire Chiefs
Alabama Director

Retired Fire Chief Donnie West,Jr.
Director/CEO,  Jefferson County 9-1-1
P.O. Box 9700
Birmingham, Al. 35220
 205.793-1710  (Office)
205-965-0521 Cellular

CAFCA Representative

Deputy Chief John Brook
Tuscaloosa Fire & Rescue
2201 University Blvd.
Tuscaloosa, Al. 35401

205-248-5420 Office
205-534-2026 Cell


NAFCA Representative

Deputy Chief Brandy Williams
Madison Fire Dept.
101 Mill Rd.
Madison, Al. 

SEAAFC Representative

Michael Stephens
 Chief  Troy  Fire Department

P.O. Box 549
200 South George Wallace Dr.
Troy, Al. 36981
334-566-5943 (Office)
334-672-0080 (Cell)


SWAAFC Representative

Chief Joey Darby
Foley  Fire Department
120 W Verbena St.
Foley,Al. 36535
251-943-1266 Work
251-424-0176 Cell



Chief Gene Necklasu
Scottsboro Fire Department
202 West Appletree St.
Scottsboro, Al. 35768
256-574-2617 Office
256-599-4772 Cell