Does your department vote for officers?
James Fitzgerald, of Boonsboro, Md., a poll worker for the last four months, sets up a voting booth at Northern Middle School in Hagerstown, Md., Monday, Nov. 5, 2018, on the eve of the 2018 midterm elections. (Colleen McGrath/The Herald-Mail via AP)
It's Election Day and we hope all of you exercise your right to vote. We know that some fire departments hold elections for chiefs, company officers, company president, board of directors. Does your department hold elections for officers?
What do you like or dislike about the process?
What would you change?
Would a testing and promotion process be better for your department? Why or why not?