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The Monterey County Fire Training Officers Association (MCFTOA) is a 501(c)(3)  California Nonprofit Public Benefit Corporation.   According to the corporation bylaws, the primary objectives and purposes of the corporation are:

“To promote and improve public safety training, standards, and performance levels, by providing and supporting fire service related education and training to professional and volunteer public safety personnel and agencies in Monterey County. The foregoing shall be accomplished through such methods as conducting or sponsoring classes, seminars, schools, or training events. Additionally, provide and make available educational materials and resources through contemporary electronic media, serve as a sub-committee to the Monterey County Fire Chiefs Association supporting training activities throughout Monterey County. And overall,  support and enhance training standards and education to fire service agencies and personnel.”

Membership in the MCFTOA is open to all active and retired emergency services personnel.   Starting December 1, 2021, annual dues will be $15.00 and payable at the first of each calendar year.   Annual dues can be renewed up until February 1st of each year.  Membership status is determined by payment of annual dues and only current members, members in good standing, are allowed to make motions, seconds, cast votes, and receive agenda and minutes.

Regular membership meetings of the MCFTOA are conducted on the second Thursday of each month starting at 1000 hrs.   All monthly membership meetings are held at the Monterey Peninsula College Public Safety Training Center, 2642 Colonel Durham Street, Seaside, CA. (Currently, monthly meetings are held on-line via Zoom) 

To become a member of the MCFTOA, complete a Membership Application along with the annual dues payment of $10.00, (dues will be $15.00 beginning on December 1, 2021) and mail the completed application to:

2642 Colonel Durham St.
Seaside, CA   93955

Annual dues payments can also be made on-line with a credit card or PayPal through the “Shop” tab.  If paying on-line, be sure to complete a membership application and mail to the above address or email the completed application as a PDF attachment to:




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