2019 Valor Awards Winners Announced

The 2019 NJ FMBA Valor Awards Banquet will be held on Saturday April 27, 2019 at the Pines Manor in Edison from

6:00PM to 11 :00PM. All the award winners, including honorable mention winners, will be notified by mail in the next few weeks. Local Presidents and Dele­gates will also be contacted about both purchasing ads to support the event, and tickets for the event. This is one of the finer events that the NJ FMBA con­ducts each year, as we honor our own. Please plan to attend and support our brothers and sisters.


Valor Awards Submission Deadline Extended

Deadline for Valor Awards application has been extended to January 22nd. We are aware of an issue with the application online and will have that resolved before the end of the business day.

Lubin wins PFRS Pension Board Trustee Election!

On December 21st, 2018, Matt Lubin was joined by President Ed Donnelly, Executive VP Wayne Wolk, Secretary Rick Myers, Central District VP Tim Duetsch, and Cranford Fire Officers Delegate Leo Schafer; at the NJ Division of Pension and Benefits for the results of Active Fire Representative to the new Pension Board. The vendor announced that Matt Lubin won the election by nearly 500 votes.

2019 SHBP Aetna Medicare Advantage Information

Effective January 1, 2019, the SHBP will no longer offer Medicare Advantage (MA) plans through Horizon’s NJ DIRECT10 (PPO) or NJ DIRECT15 (PPO) plans.  Retirees previously enrolled in these plans will be automatically transferred to a corresponding Aetna Medicare Advantage PPO ESA plan.  No application is necessary and no other action is required by retirees. Affected members will receive correspondence directly from the plans.

New Jersey Firefighters Mutual Benevolent Association