Advancing Your Local

Aurora Lawson with Aurora FFs1

President - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
(2018-Present)

Born in Denver, CO
1991 graduate of Overland High School
1996 4th round draft pick by the Buffalo Bills
1996-2000 member of the Buffalo Bills
1997 graduate of Colorado State University - Bachelors Degree, 1997
2000-2001 member of the St. Louis Rams
Played in Super Bowl 36
2002-2003 member of the San Francisco 49'ers
1996-2004 Eight year NFL career
Member of the NFLPA since 1996
2006 Hired as a volunteer with the Fairmount Fire Protection District
2009 - Present: member of the Aurora Fire Department and AFFPA Local 1290
2013 - Elected C-shift Trustee of the Executive Board
2016 - January 1st, Elected President of Local 1290


SECRETARY/TREASURER - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
(2018-present)

A-Shift Vice President & Governmental affairs - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
(2017-present)

Born in Aurora, CO
1997 Graduate of Rangeview High School
United States Marine Corps and (Reserves) 1997-2004
Adams County Sheriff’s Office and (Reserves) 1999-2007
Operation Iraqi Freedom February 2003-2004
Member of the IAFF and CPFF since 2006 (Local 3)
Local 1290 Executive board since 2016
Legislative Assistant to Colorado Senate District 3 since 2015
Local 1290 Governmental Affairs (Political Action) since 2016
Assignments:Rescue 7 Engine 8 Technical Rescue Team 


B-Shift Vice President - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
(2019-Present)

Fire Academy Class of 2015-2
National Registry Paramedic since 2008
Current Assignment: Engine 9, Rescue Tech (since 2019)
Past Assignments:
Rescue 1 B-shift, Rescue Tech (2018-2019)
Engine 9 B-shift, Rescue Tech (2017-2018)
Roving Rescue Tech B-shift (2016-2017)
Probation Engine 1, Truck 2 (2015-2016)
Negotiations Team (2018)
Past Union Experience - VP Local 2052 (2013-2015)
IAFF Member Since 2006


C-Shift Vice President - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
(2017-present)

Fire Academy Class of 2000-1
Assignments:
Station 15, Truck 2, Engine 7, Training: '08-'09, Engine 2,  Station 2 Rover: '01-'06, Probation Truck 2/Engine 5
Certified CMCB Evaluator and Instructor, HAZMAT Technician and HAZMAT Monitor Repair Team for 6 years, promoted Engineer 2006.
Chair: Social Media Committee, Outreach Committee, Union Apparatus Committee
Organizer/Fundraiser for Firefighters of Aurora Benevolent Fund (FABF) Annual Golf Tourney
Liaison: Dante's Wingferno (FABF fundraiser)
AirLife Communications Specialist (’98-’08)
Proud Veteran of U.S. Marine Corps ('92-'96): Operation Restore Hope, Somalia; 11th MEU


40HR./WK Vice president- This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 
(2017-present)

Iowa State Alumni
Joined Aurora Fire Rescue (Lateral Tucson Fire Dept) 2012
Past Assignment:  Probationary Truck 2 A-shift, Engine 4 A-shiftTechnical Rescue Tech B-shift rover, Station 9 C-rover, A-shift Rover
Fire Academy Staff (3 Academy Classes)
Certified CMCB Evaluator
Prior Aurora Fire Executive Board Officer
Aurora Fire Recruiter (2016-Present)


A-SHIFT TRUSTEE - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
(2018-Present)

B-Shift Trustee - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
(2018-present)

Fire Academy Class of 2001-1
Current Assignment: Lieutenant Engine 2 (since 2006)
Past Assignments,
Engine 8 B-shift, Rescue Tech (2003-2006)
Engine 3 B-shift, Rescue Tech (2002-2003)
Roving Rescue Tech B-shift (2002)
Probation Engine 9 / Heavy Rescue 8 (2001)
HAZMAT Team Member / HAZMAT Technician since 2006
TRT Team Member (2003-2006) / Tech Rescue Technician
Past Union Experience - B shift VP 2004-2006; current Eboard since 2016
Colorado State Paramedic since 1999


C-Shift Trustee - Vacant

Committees - Under Construction

PR/Social Media: Chair - Dave Healy   Members - Dave Hamam. Additional contribution - AFR Family Network (FB)

Outreach:  Chair - Amy Reinhardt    Co-Chair - Dave Hmamam  (See volunteer vacancies list)

Honor Guard: Commander - Ishmael Hernandez; Members - Gabe Refuerzo, Cyndi Andersen, Brent Servoss, Kirk Guldbeck, Bryson Marquez, Jared Baca, Scott Archer (Active Retired), Zac Varela, Frank Sanchez, Davi DiMartino, Dominic Zappia (Active Retired)    Pipes & Drums - Tom Johnson (See volunteer vacancies list)

Discipline Committee:  PORAC

Negotiations Committee 2020 (for CBA 2021-2022): Chair - Sean Moran, Co-Chair - Brian Good, Members - Vacant, need 4 (see volunteer vacancies list)

EMS Committee:  Chair - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., Members - Brad Racine, Dan Toomey, Bryson Marquez

Veterans Committee:  Chair -  Ken Kahler, Trustees - Mike Tschanz, Trent Deppermann

Apparatus Committee:  Chair: -Dave Hamam, Co-Chair - Bill Kraus, Members - Mike Bellio, RJ Floyd, Tom Dill, Chris Shannon,

Retiree Liaison: Vacant (see volunteer vacancies list)