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For Immediate Release: February 11, 2010

UFA Fire Marshal Representative Election Results

New York City Fire Marshals have elected F.M. Robert McDevitt to serve as Fire Marshal Representative to the Uniformed Firefighters Association (UFA) for a term to begin May 1, 2010. F.M. McDevitt received 53 percent of the ballots cast.

The American Arbitration Association oversaw the ballot count on February 5 for the UFA position, under the observation of the UFA Election Committee. 93 valid ballots were returned & counted as follows:

Robert McDevitt: 49 (53%)

Lester Layne: 23 (24%)

Brian Watson: 14 (15%)

Thomas Sabella: 7 (8%)

The UFA Executive Board offers its congratulations to Fire Marshal Robert McDevitt and appreciation to current Fire Marshal Lester Layne for his service.

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