IAFF Local F-282 serves 130 Union Fire Fighters employed by Navy Region Northwest Fire & Emergency Services. As mandated by federal law, the Local also represents the few fire Fighters in the Department who have chosen not to join the union. All officers of the Local are elected by the Union Membership. The Members at each Fire Station elect a Chief Steward who serves on the Executive Board. The Executive Board consists of the Chief Stewards of each installation and the primary elected officers. The primary officers are the Secretary/Treasurer, Vice-President, and the president. The Executive Board is chaired and overseen by the Local's President and meets monthly.