Fire Instructors Plan Session At Dover, Del., School Nov. 1-3
The fall conference of the International Society of Fire Service Instructors will be held November 1-3 at the Delaware State Fire School at Dover.
At the annual meeting of the ISFSI during the Fire Department Instructors Conference at Memphis in March, Hal Richman, chief of research and training for the Prince George’s County Fire Department in Maryland, was reelected president. Gary Mills, an instructor with the Iowa State University Fire Service Extension, was named vice president, and John Hoglund, a senior instructor with the University of Maryland Fire Service Extension, was reelected secretary-treasurer.
The new directors are Louis Amabili, director, Delaware State Fire School; Louis Cafone, instructor, Suffolk County, N.Y., and William E. Miles, director of fire technology curriculum, St. Petersburg State College, St. Petersburg, Fla. The directors who con inued on the board are Carroll Herring, fireman training instructor, Louisiana State University; Earl Hood, fire service training coordinator, University of South Dakota; Gordon Christianson, supervisor, Wisconsin Fire Service Training; and Keith Royer, supervisor, Fire Service Extension, Iowa State University.
The society held an audio-visual aid clinic on Sunday, March 16, in Memphis.
The next day, the society conducted an all-day workshop that discussed driver training and selection, rescue procedures for nursing homes and hospitals, community college programs and the systems approach to fire protection.
Active membership in the ISFSI is open to those whose full-time assignment is in training, and associate membership is available to those whose duties include training others in fire fighting activities. Applications for membership can be sent to Secretary-Treasurer John Hoglund, ISFSI, Box 382, College Park, Md. 20740.