Ed Stauffer is the founder and executive director of the Federation of Fire Chaplains. He has been a speaker on Critical Incident Stress and family life for 30 years to firefighters and their families.He is past Chaplain of the IAFF and Chaplain for the Fort Worth Fire Department for 38 years. Ed is the founder of the FFC Institute along with teaching many subjects to the emergency services . He has been an Instructor to the Texas A&M Fire School for 28 years and is a speaker to fire departments throughout the United States and Canada. He is currently the Senior Chaplain for Fort Worth Fire Department and is full time director of the Federation of Fire Chaplains and Instructor for the Essentials of Fire Chaplaincy and Advanced Fire Chaplain programs.