Change at CACFOA: last month I thought I had written my final article as President of the Association and that Ken Knight would be stepping up to become President. As we all know, a month is a long time in any organisation. (Comment).(Brief Article)

By now, most people know that Ken is to become the Commissioner for the London Fire and Emergency Planning Authority. We all offer our congratulations and wish both Ken and Sandra the very best for the future. Ken has concluded that he could not do justice to both his new role, one of the most demanding in the world, and the role of President. Accordingly, he has stood down but will remain a CACFOA Board Member. We are grateful for this commitment to the association over the years and his future contribution both as the Commissioner and a Director will be valuable, not only to CACFOA but also the wider Service.

The Board of CACFOA has determined that I may have the privilege of remaining as President for a further year, in order to retain the momentum of the association at this vital time. …

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