Mission: The organization's purpose is to further the professional advancement of the fire service on the state, regional, national, and international levels.
Programs: Grants and contracts: events and research funded for the betterment of the fire service.
education and conferences: provided forum for seminars and meetings to educate members on current advancements in fire service.
sections and committees: strategic meetings of the board of directors and other key members in the association, as well as professional development and labor management to help shape the movement of the fire service.
other program expenses include corporate programs, legislative programs, and membership programs.