Schuylkill County FireFighters Association

Schuylkill County Volunteer Firefighters Association

C/O First National Bank Minersville

P.O. Box J

Minersville, PA 17954


2016 Scheduled Meeting Dates, Location and Start Times:

 The next quarterly meeting is Wednesday, September 14, 2016, held at Tremont Fire Company.

Listed below are the Officers and Committee list for 2016: 

Schuylkill County Volunteer Firefighters’ Association

2016 Officers List



Dave Sattizahn, Pine Grove Hose, Hook and Ladder

161 Rock Road, Pine Grove, PA 17963


Home: (570) 345-8742; Cell: (570) 617-8742; Pager: 621-1096


1st Vice President

Todd Troup, Butler Township Fireman’s Relief

135 South Spencer Street, Frackville, PA 17931


Cell: (570) 527-5548


2nd Vice President

Tom Slane Jr., Tuscarora Fire Company

428 Hazle Street, Tamaqua, PA 18252


Cell: (570) 527-7335; Work: (570) 668-6050 (Silberline)


Recording Secretary

Leroy Boyer, Liberty Fire Company, Schuylkill Haven

48 Dock Street, Schuylkill Haven, PA 17972


Home: (570) 385-2845; Work: (570) 628-6026; Cell: (570) 789-9526


Financial Secretary

Gary Witmier, Pottsville Firemen’s Relief

1357 Mount Hope Avenue, Pottsville, PA 17901


Cell: (570) 640-8888



Mike Wasko, Polish-American Fire Company, Shenandoah

136 South Market Street

Shenandoah, PA 17976


Cell: (570) 590-3589


Eric Eichenberg, Minersville Fire-Rescue

199 Brier City Road

Pottsville, PA 17901


Cell: (717) 648-2062


Dale Hadesty, American Hose, Tamaqua

521 Willing Street

Tamaqua, PA 18252


Cell: (570) 640-0796


Jason Witmier, Good Intent Fire Company, Pottsville

1429 Mount Hope Avenue

Pottsville, PA 17901


Home: (570) 622-4865; Cell: (570) 656-3021


John Desjardine, Citizens Fire Company, Mahanoy City

215 West Centre Street

Mahanoy City, PA 17948


Cell: (570) 449-9404


Immediate Past President

Joe “Blackie” Kufrovich, West End Fire & Rescue, Mahanoy City

181 Crest Street, Barnesville, PA 18214


Cell: (570) 527-3661


Financial Officer

Jim O’Brien, Minersville Fire-Rescue

304 South Fifth Street, Minersville, PA 17954


Cell: (570) 617-4785



Schuylkill County Volunteer Firefighters’ Association

2016 Committee List


Training Committee — Frank Zangari (chairman), Mike Wasko, Mike Strouse, Jim Misstishin, John Blickley, Kevin Sibbett, Pete Damiter

SF2DO Advisory Board — Tom Slane Sr. (chairman), Eric Eichenberg, Jim O’Brien, Frank Zangari, John Matz, Dave Sattizahn, Mike Kitsock, John Kohr, Rick Wiest (Williamson Friedberg Jones), Bud Quandel (Quandel Enterprises), Frank Zukas (SEDCO), Micah Gursky (Tamaqua Borough), Bill Hanley (Congressman Cartwright), Dr. Tom Boran (Boran Puzzi ENT), Tim Holden (former congressman)

Academy Grounds — Todd Troup (chairman), Eric Eichenberg, Joe Kufrovich, Orval Palsgrove, James Bechtel, Mike Wasko

Constitution & Bylaws — Mark Valentine (chairman), Tom Slane Jr., John McNelis, Dan Metzger, Brian Connely, Art Connely

Laws & Legislation —- Tom Slane Sr. (chairman), Tom Slane Jr., John Matz, Brian Connely

Credentials — Bill Blickley (chairman), Todd Troup, Mike Wolfe, Ryan Slane, Leroy Boyer

Convention Guidelines — Gary Witmier (chairman), Eric Eichenberg, Dave Sattizahn, Leroy Boyer, Bryan Yesalusky

Fire Prevention — Tom Slane Jr. (chairman), Leroy Boyer, Kevin Sibbett

Scholarship — Jason Witmier (chairman), Tom Slane Jr., Bill Blickley, Brian Connely, Gary Witmier

Auditing — Tom Slane Sr. (chairman), Mike Wasko, John Kohr, Dale Hadesty

Executive Committee — Joe “Blackie” Kufrovich (chairman), all current officers and past presidents

Apparatus and Inventory — Tom Slane Jr. (chairman), Frank Zangari, Bryan Yesalusky, Dale Hadesty

Trustees — Mike Wasko (lead trustee), Eric Eichenberg, Dale Hadesty, Jason Witmier, John Desjardine

Accountability Committee — Jason Witmier (chairman), Mike Scheib, Trent Zulick, Tom Slane Jr., Frank Zangari