Assistance to Firefighters Grant
Reauthorization Act of 2004

Stephen P. Austin
Fire Service Advisor
Congressional Fire Services Institute

April 21, 2004

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Related Websites:
H. R. 4107
Congressional Fire Services Institute
USFA Grant Program Website
FEMA/NFPA Report: A Needs Assessment of the U.S. Fire Service
American Fire Service Position Paper on Reauthorization

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Steve Austin is a 33-year veteran of the State Farm Insurance Companies. He advises State Farm on matters impacting the Fire and Emergency Services.

He is involved with national fire service issues serving as the Director of Governmental Relations for the International Association of Arson Investigators. He also serves on committees of the National Fire Protection Association, International Association of Fire Chiefs and the Congressional Fire Services Institute among others.

Steve serves as the Vice Chairman of the Fire Service National Professional Qualifications System. He is a member of the Board of Directors of the Burn Foundation and Delaware Crimestoppers and the DVFA Foundation.

He is a Life member of the Aetna Hose, Hook and Ladder Company of Newark Delaware where he serves as a fire police.