FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 19, 2012
Contact: Mathew Vinci
Also Announce Endorsements of Vince Illuzzi for Auditor, TJ Donovan for Attorney General, Beth Pearce for Treasurer, Jim Condos for Secretary of State and Phil Scott For Lt. Governor
South Burlington,VT-The Professional Fire Fighters of Vermont gathered for their 2012 Biennial Convention at the Sheraton in South Burlington. The highlight of the convention was the PFFV endorsement of the candidacy of Peter Shumlin for Governor.
Speaking about the endorsement, PFFV President Mathew Vinci stated: “The nearly 300 members Professional Fire Fighters from across Vermont are proud to stand with Governor Shumlin and to support his candidacy for a second term. Throughout his first time, and during long political career in Vermont Governor Shumlin demonstrated time and again his strong leadership on the issues important to our members. We look forward to his reelection and to partnering with him in his second term.”
At the convention the PFFV also endorsed candidates for Auditor, Attorney General, Treasurer, Secretary of State and Lt. Governor. Speaking about this slate of candidates Vinci stated: “Our slate of endorsed statewide candidates distinguish themselves as leaders in Vermont and supporters of our members and their families. Vince Illuzzi, TJ Donovan, Beth Pearce, Jim Condos, and Phil Scott all recognize the essential roll our members play in keeping Vermonters safe and we know will all continue to be champions for our cause when elected.”
The Professional Fire Fighters of Vermont are a statewide union that represents Paid Professional Fire Fighters, Paramedics and Emergency Medical Technicians across Vermont.