• Information for Candidates Seeking the Endorsement of the Michigan Professional Fire Fighters Union

      Candidates for State Offices should send a letter or email to us requesting our endorsement.  Typically, the MPFFU waits until after the filing deadline to announce its endorsements in selected races.  Candidates are required to complete and return our candidate questionnaire before we will announce our endorsement. The questionnaire can be found by clicking here.  The form can be completed and submitted on line or you can print it out and submit it by email, fax, or postal mail.   Email can be sent to tchesney@mpffu.org, our fax number is 734-571-5954, and our mailing address is MPFFU, 1651 Kingsway Ct. STE E, Trenton, MI  48183.   Feel free to call us at 734-675-0206 if you have any questions.

      Weathering the Storm: What the MPFFU Has Done for You in Lansing?

      Members sometimes ask, "What has the MPFFU done for me?". You can find out by watching this upcoming, hour long webinar be lead by MPFFU Lobbyist Melissa McKinley as she walks you through the trials and tribulations we have been through in Lansing over the past eight years. This will be an in depth look at the program she presented at the MPFFU Convention in Bay City. At the conclusion you will have a good idea of one aspect of what your state union does for you every single day.

      Please register for Weathering the Storm: What the MPFFU Has Done for You in Lansing. on May 23, 2018 3:00 PM EDT at:  


      After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

      Are in Interested in Learning How FFTC County Training Funding is Adminstered?  If so, plan on signing up for this FREE webinar. 

      Please register for CTC Planning for FY19 on May 23, 2018 1:00 PM EDT at:  


      The purpose of this webinar is to help County Training Committee Chairpersons (CTC) plan for training and the use of county funds in FY19. We will cover CTC responsibilities, fire department surveys to determine training needs, county funding and important deadlines.

      After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar..

      Did You Attend the MPFFU Convention? 

      A Summary of the 53rd Biennial Convention of the Michigan Professional Fire Fighters Union can be found here.

      Lots of pictures of the convention activities will be posted here soon!

      The MPFFU and Local 3961-Northville Twp. are hosting a National Fire Academy class on June 5-6, 2018. The class is from 8am-5pm each day.

       The class is now at maximum capacity.  You can contact tchesney@mpffu.org to be added to a waiting list in case of any cancellations.

      The course is titled:  Exercising Leadership within Communities. The purpose of this two-day course is to provide fire service authority figures with knowledge and skills, enabling them to exercise leadership when confronting adaptive challenges presented by increasingly diverse internal and external communities.  The goal of the course is for participants to use the diversity of ideas, people and cultures as resources in exercising leadership to address adaptive challenges in their communities.

      The class will be held at the Northville Fire Department, located at 45745 West Six Mile Road, Northville, MI  48168.   The class dates are June 5-6, 8am-5pm each day.

      Click here for the course syllabus


      Michigan Professional Fire Fighters Union Endorses Gretchen Whitmer fo Governor


      What's Happening at the Capitol?

      Legislative Update for April 23rd – May 11th


      What's New at MPFFU A021
      Download: Golf Scramble Fundraiser Registration.pdf
      Fire Fighters Assistance Program

       Confidential FFAP Hotline:  1.888.731.FIRE  Available 24/7 

      Free CONFIDENTIAL telephone assistance for MPFFU members, retirees, and their families

      Get answers to your questions and concerns.

      Find resoucres for information, treatment, and support.

      Know your conversation is confidential.

      Get referrals to quality professional care.

      Click here for a recent article about suicide in the fire service. 

      MPFFU License Plate

      The branch offices of the Secretary of State now require individuals to provide proof of MPFFU membership to obtain the MPFFU License Plate.  You must show either your IAFF membership card or a letter from the MPFFU verifying that you are a member or eligible retiree to obtain the plate. Please call 734-675-0206 to obtain a proof of membership letter.  If you see a non-member with the MPFFU plate on their vehicle, please contact the MPFFU with the plate number.  The SOS will make the individual return the plate if they are not a member of our organization.

  • Contact Information for Local Union Executive Board Members

    You can access the most accurate contact information for local union officers from the IAFF website by clicking on this link.  After you log-in, click on Dashboard, then Officer Resources and then Affiliate Directory.. You can search by local name, local number, by state, or by the officers name if you know it.  This data is updated daily.

    Find Your Elected Officials

    Upcoming Events
    Weathering the Storm: What the MPFFU Has Done for You in Lansing?
    May 23, 2018
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    Fire Pac

    Join MPFFU FIRE PAC Now - Sign-up online by clicking here.

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    IAFF Center of Excellence for Behavioral Health Treatment and Recovery
    The first recovery center designed specifically for IAFF members

    Michigan Crisis Response Association-1-800-969-0025

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