The Texas Association of First Responders is an all-volunteer organization created in 2007; to assist Law Enforcement Officers, Firefighters, and Emergency Medical Personnel injured in the line of duty. Our mission is to honor those who serve our communities and ensure the safety and well being of our citizens.
Since 2007, TAFR has distributed a total of $247,355.71 in funds to assist 82 injured First Responders.
Texas Association of First Responders is a tax-exempt, non-profit organization under the provisions of the Internal Revenue Code 501(c)(3).
The Executive Board
Joe Matthews – President/CEO
Ben Joiner – Vice President/COO
Tim Butler – Vice President
Vince Howard – Vice President
Fred R. Stockton – Vice President
Tammy Craig – Vice President/Secretary-Treasurer
Board of Directors
Dave Andrews (Outlaw Dave)
Richard C. Ford
Danny Lang Jr.
Chen “Buddy” Yen
Lifetime Board of Directors:
Lifetime Vice President: