It is the responsibility of the NIFRS Board to give strategic leadership to the implementation of the significant changes which will flow from The Fire and Rescue Services (Northern Ireland) Order 2006 and to ensure that Northern Ireland Fire & Rescue Service is resourced to meet its challenges. The Board is also responsible for providing fire and rescue services across the province and is funded by the Department of Health.
The Board comprises a non-executive Chair, the Chief Fire & Rescue Officer and 10 non-executive Members, 4 of whom are District Councillors nominated by the Northern Ireland Local Government Association (NILGA).
The NIFRS Board normally meets each month in the Boardroom at NIFRS Headquarters, 1 Seymour Street, Lisburn and these Meetings are open to the public.
Board Meetings are currently scheduled as follows:
Tuesday, 24 January 2017 at 1.30 pm;
Tuesday, 28 March 2017 at 1.30 pm; and
Tuesday, 23 May 2017 at 1.30 pm.