Fire Chaplains


KYFA Fire Chaplain

A. Lee Twombly


KYFA Fire Chaplain

Woody Will

Vice President


David Shepherd 


KYFA Fire Chaplain

Bill Gawarecki



KYFA Fire Chaplain

Karl Lusk

Mike Humble


Basic Chaplain Class Whitley City Fire Department 71 N Highway 27.  Class will be held on Friday August 15 (6PM to 9PM) - Saturday August 16 (8AM to 4PM), 2014. Cost of class $35.00. Deadline for preregistration August 4.  For further information contact Chaplain Terry Baker (606) 516-1230.

KCCRB Classes Link


2014 Meetings

9/16/14 Owensboro, Directions From Louisville:
Take I-64 W towards Evansville to exit 57A to Merge onto US-231 S for roughly 21 miles. Take the IN-66 ramp to Tell City/Rockport/Evansville. Turn right onto IN-66 W/Ohio River Scenic Byway for about a mile then Continue onto N 5th St for roughly ½ mile. Turn right onto Main St and Take the 3rd left onto S Lincoln Ave. Continue onto W County Rd 200 S/S Old State Rd 45 for approximately 4 miles then Turn left onto IN-161 S and enter Kentucky via the Glover Cary Bridge. Continue onto J R Miller Blvd approximately .7 miles and Turn right onto E 14th St. Take the 1st right onto Cs-1683-80/Daviess St. The Regional Training Tower will be on the right in approximately 200 feet
From the Western KY Parkway:
Take exit 77 to for William H Natcher Pkwy N toward Owensboro. Take Exit 72A from the Natcher Pkwy for U.S. 60 E toward Hawesville. Take exit 18 for KY-54 toward Owensboro/Leitchfield/East Parrish Avenue. In approximately 2.5 miles left onto Cs-1683-80/Daviess St.
Please feel free to call me with any questions/concerns you might have at (502) 553-1368. Chaplain Robert Carter is the POC for arrangements at Owensboro FD. His number is (270) 929-0906 and his e-mail is His office number is (270) 687-8406.
11/18/14 Golden Corral Shively

No meeting in December

Meeting Minutes

Minutes March 18 2014 Meeting
Minutes January 21 2014 Meeting 
Minutes January 15 2013 Meeting

Minutes November 20 2012 Meeting

Minutes July 17 2012 Meeting

Minutes May 10 2012 Meeting

Minutes March 2012 Meeting

Minutes January 2012 Meeting

Minutes November 2011 Meeting

Minutes September 2011 Meeting

Minutes July 2011 Meeting

Minutes May 2006 Meeting

Minutes July 2006 Meeting

Minutes September 2006 Meeting

Minutes January 2007 Meeting

Minutes March 2007 Meeting

Minutes May 15 2007 Meeting

Minutes March 17 2009 Meeting

Minutes January 19 2010 Meeting


Whats a Chaplain Do?
Serving those who serve.

Chaplain Job Description/Standard Operating Guidelines

Conducting Fire Department Funerals 
Kentucky Community Response Board (KCCRB)
Rewrite of the Basic Chaplains Manual

Line of Duty Death Resources

Report of FF Death - KY Fire Commission

Survivor Benefit Claim Form - KY Fire Commission

New 4/20/2007 PSOB Checklist

KFFC Members

Kentucky Federation of Chaplains Training Group

Training Officer - Chaplain Bueford Stapleton


Glynn Ennis - CET
Barry Harkness - Chaplain
Mike Huff - Chaplain, Funerals
Karl Lusk - Chaplain, CISM
Lee Twombly - Chaplain
Charles W. Shaw - Line of Duty Death
Woody Will - Chaplain, Public Safety Officer Benefit

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