Firefighter Training, Health & Safety, Leadership

ISFSI members needed for SAFER grant review

The International Society of Fire Service Instructors (ISFSI) is seeking 12 members to represent the instructors as peer grant reviewers for the Staffing for Adequate Emergency Response (SAFER) Grant National Emergency Training Center (NETC) in Emmitsburg, Maryland. The grant review will take place on July 14-18, 2008 and reviewers must be able to travel on July 13th and July 19th. Although you will not be compensated as a reviewer, the Department of Homeland Security will cover travel costs, food and lodging.

Interested ISFSI members must submit their name, resume, and brief description of their department and experience to President Eddie Buchanan no later than May 23, 2008 at 17:00 EST. E-mail information to [email protected] with SAFER Peer Review in the subject line. We will announce the selected members by May 30, 2008. Those members will be forwarded to

If you have not had a chance to participate in the peer review process of the grants program, you are highly encouraged to do so. You will get to meet firefighters from across the country and review a variety of grant requests. It is a highly valuable learning experience.

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