Associated Fire Fighters of Illinois
Chuck is President of the Associated Fire Fighters of Illinois. He has served in that role since January of 2020. The AFFI represents over 15,000 firefighters and paramedics in 225 locals across the state.
Prior to becoming the President, he served as the AFFI Central District Legislative Representative from 2008-2020. During that time, he worked extensively on legislation and rules within Article 4 of the Illinois Pension Statute that affects Downstate and Suburban Firefighters. Chuck Sullivan was appointed to the Firefighters’ Pension Investment Fund Board on January 31, 2020. Chuck has served as Chairperson of the Board of Trustees since the Board’s inception.
Chuck has an Associate’s degree in Fire Science and a Bachelor’s degree from Eastern Illinois University. He was a firefighter with the City of Champaign from 1995 until his retirement in March of 2022 at the rank of Battalion Chief. In addition he is a veteran of the U.S. Air Force and served in Desert Storm.