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9:00 AM-11:00 AM
Format: I-Women Conference

Firefighter Donna Luce-MacDonald, Providence (RI) Fire Department; Firefighter Cancer Support Network (FCSN)



The focus in on cancer and how it relates to the job and exposure to carcinogens. Research, including the FCSN’s White Paper, and actions that can be taken to Msg #4380: ...read more...

Instructor
Donna Luce-MacDonald
United States

9:00 AM-11:00 AM
Format: I-Women Conference

EMT/Firefighter Ali Warren, Rothrock (PA) Fire Department



The instructor, a thought leader and an inspirational speaker specializing in mental health struggles, shares her story of resilience.  These struggles had their roots in the early days of her career as a volunteer firefighter at Msg #4380: ...read more...

Instructor
Ali Warren Rothrock
Firefighter / EMT
King of Prussia Volunteer Fire Company in King of Prussia, PA.
United States

11:15 AM-12:45 PM
Format: I-Women Conference

Division Chief Carol Brown, Boulder (CO) Fire Department



A career in the fire service is a journey that is best achieved through thought, careful planning, desire, and hard work. "Failing to plan is planning to fail," but knowing and understanding the required Msg #4380: ...read more...

Instructor
Carol Brown
Division Chief of Training
Boulder Fire-Rescue Department
United States

11:15 AM-12:45 PM
Format: I-Women Conference

Deputy Chief (Ret.) John K. Murphy, Attorney



This presentation will engage the attendees in a discussion of the issues that commonly lead to legal action and the impact of speaking up and protecting yourself and others. Among the areas addressed will be discrimination, Msg #4380: ...read more...

Instructor
John Murphy
Deputy Fire Chief (Ret)
Murphy Law Group
United States

11:15 AM-12:45 PM
Format: I-Women Conference

Superintendent Michelle Young, Queensland (Australia) Fire and Emergency Service/Vice President, Women and Fire Fighting Australasia (WAFA); and Regional Training Officer Bronnie Mackintosh, Newcastle (NSW) Fire and Rescue/President, WAFA 



Based on Msg #4380: ...read more...

Instructor
Bonnie Mackintosh
United States
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Michelle Young
Chief Superintendent
Queensland Fire and Emergency Services
Australia
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1:45 PM-3:15 PM
Format: I-Women Conference

Assistant Chief Laura Baker, Tucson (AZ) Fire Department; and Research Engineer Daniel Madrzykowski, UL Firefighter Safety Research Institute



During the past decade, firefighting research studies have identified a range of tactical considerations for the fire service. These considerations include residential fuel loads, ventilation-limited Msg #4380: ...read more...

Instructor
Daniel Madrzykowski
Research Engineer
UL Firefighter Safety Research Institute
United States
Instructor
Laura Baker
United States

1:45 PM-3:15 PM
Format: I-Women Conference

Chief of Training Christopher J. Naum, The Command Institute


Today’s fireground presents new-found challenges that have redefined strategic and tactical fire operations and are testing past practices in structural firefighting and incident management. This session will feature Msg #4380: ...read more...
Instructor
Christopher Naum, SFPE
Chief of Training
Command Institute, Washington, DC & NY
United States

1:45 PM-3:15 PM
Format: I-Women Conference

Chief Jona Olsson, Latir (NM) Volunteer Fire Department; founder and director, Cultural Bridges to Justice


Any leadership position in the fire service demands self-confidence, a trust of one’s own knowledge, judgment, and capabilities. Although most women leaders have successfully challenged sexist comments, behaviors, Msg #4380: ...read more...
Instructor
Jona Olsson
Fire and EMS Chief / Director of cultural bridges to justice
Latir Volunteer Fire Department / cultural bridges to justice
United States

3:30 PM-5:00 PM
Format: I-Women Conference

Chief of the Training Douglas Cline, Horry County (SC) Fire Recue



Leadership begins with serving. No role, position, job, task, or calling of leadership in emergency services can be effective unless the individual is willing to serve. Many want successful positions, ranks, and Msg #4380: ...read more...

Instructor
Douglas Cline
Assistant Chief
Horry County Fire Rescue
United States

3:30 PM-5:00 PM
Format: I-Women Conference

Battalion Chief (Ret.) Katherine T. Ridenhour, Aurora (CO) Fire Department; Volunteer Firefighter, Pagosa (CO) Fire Police Department



Dealing with personnel issues necessitates basic leadership skills that most firefighters/officers are uncomfortable with because they lack training, practice, and guidance. This class teaches a step-by-step problem-solving model Msg #4380: ...read more...

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Katherine Ridenhour
Battalion Chief (Ret)
Aurora (CO) Fire Department
United States

3:30 PM-5:00 PM
Format: I-Women Conference

Deputy Chief JoAnne Rice and Lieutenant Elizabeth Braun, Gainesville (FL) Fire Rescue



So you are new to the right front seat, and you arrive on the big one. You get on the radio and uhhhhhh … it just doesn't come out the way Msg #4380: ...read more...

Instructor
Elizabeth Braun
United States
Instructor
JoAnne Rice
United States

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