About Us

California Association of Professional Firefighters

CAPF is a non-political, non-profit benefit association committed to offering the best benefits available to nearly 18,000 professional California firefighters. For over 36 years, the CAPF Plan has served the California Public Safety benefit market with leading comprehensive benefits and the best rates. CAPF provides a total solution for Long Term Disability (LTD) coverage for both individuals and groups. Paycheck protection now covers up to 80% of pay, up to $11,000 per month.


Firefighter LTD Plan Participants Statewide

CAPF Executive Board

Erick Mattson, Redding Firefighters

Vice President South
Steve Sandefer, Hemet Firefighters

Vice President North
Aimee New, Sonora City Firefighters

Chief Financial Officer
Dennis Campanale, West Sacramento Firefighters

Executive Secretary
Nick Faraclas, Riverside Firefighters


Global Committee


Aimee New
Sonora City Fire

Steve Sandefer
Hemet Firefighters


Howard Brown
Pacifica Fire

Jim Cass
Orange Co. Fire

Dan D’Angelo
Napa Fire

Sean Engler
Bakersfield City Fire

Bryan Hauser
West Covina Fire

Eric Laughlin
Woodside Fire

David Perusse
Beverly Hills Fire