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Captain's Corner: Developing Leaders

Thu, Aug 16, 2012

Building good leaders is not an easy process, but no organization needs good leaders more than today's fire departments, Mike Hennigan writes.

ICC ES Staff Reorganization Will Reduce Evaluation Report Turnaround Time

Wed, Aug 15, 2012

2012 Ray Picard Award Recipient Announced

Sun, Aug 12, 2012

Mr. Barry McKinnon was presented with the Center for Public Safety Excellence’s (CPSE) prestigious Ray Picard Award in Denver, CO during the Fire-Rescue International Conference, by CPSE President Randy Bruegman.

Ocala (FL) Fire Rescue Employee Achieves 30 Years of Service

Thu, Aug 9, 2012

Fire Captain Alan Peters with Ocala (FL) Fire Rescue has achieved 30 years of service.

Barry McKinnon Wins 2012 Ray Picard Award

Wed, Aug 8, 2012

The award recognizes an individual who exemplifies the ability, character, dedication, and leadership attributes Ray Picard provided in developing the self-assessment and accreditation processes for CFAI.

Social Training Improves Teamwork for Fire and Emergency Professionals

Tue, Aug 7, 2012

Fire and emergency leaders who must interact with a variety of stakeholders now have a powerful tool kit at their disposal, thanks to a successful pilot program using The TRACOM Group's SOCIAL STYLE Model™. The program was facilitated for the Naperville Illinois Fire Department by independent consultant Mike Worthington.

Mason Receives Ronny Jack Coleman Leadership Legacy Award

Mon, Aug 6, 2012

Richard A. Mason, CFO, was honored by receiving the Ronny Jack Coleman Leadership Legacy Award during the Center for Public Safety Excellence’s annual awards ceremony held during Fire-Rescue International in Denver, CO.

Arizona Battalion Chief Awarded Scholarship

Thu, Aug 2, 2012

Columbia Southern University (CSU), an online school, is proud to announce the winner of the CSU/Arizona Fire Chiefs Association scholarship: Frank Ricci of the Casa Grande Fire Department in Arizona.

Fitch & Associates Names Norris W. Croom III as Winner of Pinnacle Emerging Leadership Award

Thu, Aug 2, 2012

Fitch & Associates announced that it has named Norris W. Croom III as the winner of the Pinnacle Emerging Leadership Award.

Pierce Manufacturing Honors 2012 Chiefs of the Year

Thu, Aug 2, 2012

Sponsored by Pierce, the 17th annual awards were presented in Denver, Colorado.

Leadership in the Workplace

Wed, Aug 1, 2012

During my early adult years, while serving in the United States Army, I learned a valuable lesson that has benefited me throughout my entire adult life, making me a much more effective leader in every leadership position I've held.

Steps to Becoming An Ethical Leader

Wed, Aug 1, 2012

Leaders are critical to the ethical transformation of an organization.

NEMSMA Releases Two New Position Statements

Thu, Jul 26, 2012

The National EMS Management Association (NEMSMA) released two new position statements at its annual meeting held at the Pinnacle Conference in Colorado Springs (CO).

Register for Free Online Training from the NVFC

Tue, Jul 24, 2012

The National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) offers a series of live training webinars this summer.

Selecting Future Fire Service Leaders

Fri, Jul 20, 2012

Tom Warren proposes a promotional process for choosing chief officers for the fire service.

Kansas City Fire Chief is Retiring

Thu, Jul 19, 2012

Smokey Dyer, Kansas City (MO) second-longest tenured fire chief, is retiring. His replacement will take over a department with millions of dollars in budget cuts.

Hofman Receives 2012 Thomas S Waller Scholarship

Wed, Jul 18, 2012

Adam Hofman, a junior majoring in fire protection and safety technology (FPST) at Oklahoma State University (OSU) in Stillwater, is the 2012 recipient of the Thomas S. Waller Memorial Scholarship.

Chief Ronald J. Siarnicki Receives 2012 Everett E. Hudiburg Award

Mon, Jul 16, 2012

In recognition of outstanding contributions to the training of our nation's firefighters, the International Fire Service Training Association (IFSTA) presented the 2012 Everett E. Hudiburg award to Chief Ronald J. Siarnicki, Executive Director of the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation.

Obama Directs that Wildland Firefighters be Offered Health Insurance

Tue, Jul 10, 2012

President Barack Obama has directed federal officials to offer season firefighters the option of purchasing federal health insurance coverage.

Centrelearn Announces New Sales Account Manager

Tue, Jul 10, 2012

CentreLearn, a provider of online learning for EMS and fire agencies, announced that it has added Leslie Yates to its sales team.

Dr Paul Shipp Receives Award of Merit

Mon, Jul 9, 2012

Paul H. Shipp, Ph.D., principal research associate at USG Corp. in Libertyville, Ill., has received the ASTM International Award of Merit and title of fellow for his contributions to Committee E05 on Fire Standards. The Award of Merit is ASTM's highest organizational recognition for individual contributions to standards activities.

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