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Executive Fire Officer Program

Supporting the needs of fire and emergency medical services agencies in preparing executive officers to meet the ever-changing demands of the dynamic communities in which they serve.

As an Executive Fire Officer (EFO) Program student, you will learn with fellow fire and emergency medical services (EMS) officers about the exercise of leadership in crafting bold and imaginative public policy solutions that keep communities safe and make them resilient.

The EFO Program provides you with leadership skills you can use to strengthen your organization and help make your community more resilient.

The application period is: SUSPENDED

The application period for acceptance into the EFO Program is suspended until further notice. We will post details when the application period opens at a date to be determined in 2023.

EFO Handbook
Updated: February 2023

Contact: EFO Help Desk

APR 14‑15

Executive Fire Officer and Leadership Symposium registration is open

The Executive Fire Officer and Leadership Symposium is an annual event for EFO Program graduates and students at the National Fire Academy in Emmitsburg, Maryland.

Learn how to register