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September 23-24, 2017

The Fire Chief's Resource Symposium

Building a Toolbox to Lead a Successful Fire Department

Deer Creek State Park, Mt. Sterling, OH

The third annual Fire Chief’s Resource Symposium will be held September 23-24, 2017 at the Deer Creek State Lodge in Mount Sterling, Ohio. Completed applications, along with a resume, must be submitted to the OFCA Office at info@ohiofirechiefs.org no later than by Friday, July 7, 2017. NOTE:  Class size is limited to 15 students.

  

Dominion Logo 2017The program is made available through the generous support of the Dominion Foundation. This two-day program provides the Fire Chief with a basic tool box of information, resources, and contacts that he/she can use to provide a solid foundation towards the operation of a successful fire department. It also serves as an opportunity to introduce the Fire Chief to the Ohio Fire Chiefs’ Association and the Ohio Fire & Emergency Services Foundation and the many services and benefits the Association and Foundation provide to its members.  The symposium will be held in conjunction with the annual OFCA Board Retreat. This will allow OFCA Board members to serve as instructors and the opportunity to spend time developing a mentor-type relationship with the Chiefs in their respective districts.

The two-day program will include the following modules:

  • Legal Issues                             
  • Ethics                                        
  • Working with Elected Officials                 
  • Responding to the Press                  
  • Budget & Finance                       
  • Data Collection & Usage  
  • MARCS & Emergency Response Plan                            
  • State Fire Marshal and Emergency Medical Fire and Transportation Services                     
  • Resources of the OFCA & Professional Development
  • How to Get Fired & Roundtable Discussion 

Program cost is $50.00 and is non-refundable. A one-night stay at the lodge and meals on Saturday and Sunday are covered by the Association and accompanying grant. The program is held on a weekend basis (Saturday and Sunday). Attendees may come in on Friday evening, but any Friday costs are the responsibility of the attendee. Upon successful completion of the program, participants will receive a one-year, complimentary membership to OFCA.

To apply, click...2017 Fire Chiefs Resource Symposium Application

For additional information regarding the program, please contact the OFCA office at 614.410.6322 or 800.347.3704 or info@ohiofirechiefs.org.


2017-09-23 09:00:00 2017-09-24 15:00:00 America/Detroit The Fire Chief's Resource Symposium The third annual Fire Chief’s Resource Symposium will be held September 23-24, 2017 at the Deer Creek State Lodge in Mount Sterling, Ohio. Completed applications, along with a resume, must be submitted to the OFCA Office at info@ohiofirechiefs.org no later than by Friday, July 7, 2017. NOTE:  Class size is limited to 15 students.    The program is made available through the generous support of the Dominion Foundation. This two-day program provides the Fire Chief with a basic tool box of information, resources, and contacts that he/she can use to provide a solid foundation towards the operation of a successful fire department. It also serves as an opportunity to introduce the Fire Chief to the Ohio Fire Chiefs’ Association and the Ohio Fire & Emergency Services Foundation and the many services and benefits the Association and Foundation provide to its members.  The symposium will be held in conjunction with the annual OFCA Board Retreat. This will allow OFCA Board members to serve as instructors and the opportunity to spend time developing a mentor-type relationship with the Chiefs in their respective districts. The two-day program will include the following modules: Legal Issues                              Ethics                                         Working with Elected Officials                  Responding to the Press                   Budget & Finance                        Data Collection & Usage   MARCS & Emergency Response Plan                             State Fire Marshal and Emergency Medical Fire and Transportation Services                      Resources of the OFCA & Professional Development How to Get Fired & Roundtable Discussion  Program cost is $50.00 and is non-refundable. A one-night stay at the lodge and meals on Saturday and Sunday are covered by the Association and accompanying grant. The program is held on a weekend basis (Saturday and Sunday). Attendees may come in on Friday evening, but any Friday costs are the responsibility of the attendee. Upon successful completion of the program, participants will receive a one-year, complimentary membership to OFCA. To apply, click...2017 Fire Chiefs Resource Symposium Application For additional information regarding the program, please contact the OFCA office at 614.410.6322 or 800.347.3704 or info@ohiofirechiefs.org. Deer Creek State Park, Mt. Sterling, OH