Promoting Diversity with a Hands-On Approach
After more than 20 years in the fire service, Lani Hill has seen a lot of job candidates come through the door. Like other organizations, the fire service wants to attract a workforce that reflects the communities they serve. Obstacles such as lack of outreach and training opportunities can hinder those efforts.Read More
NFSA Nominations for 2020
NFSA is nominating candidates for Area Director positions, find links below to read more: Area 5: Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio, West Virginia Area 8: Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, Texas Area 12: Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington Suppliers and ManufacturersRead More
Worried About Setting Up a Group Training for Your Staff During COVID-19?
Most people agree that in-class trainings are the gold standard in adult education, particularly on topics that generate a great deal of discussion. But what do you do when local laws and company policy prohibit you from gathering your staff together?Read More
The Seattle Fire Foundation
It’s always exciting to see the ground floor of a new initiative. When Rob Hash, president and co-owner of Viking Automatic Sprinkler Company, put me in touch with Debbie Steinhauer about a year ago, I caught a glimpse of an exciting beginning. Ms. Steinhauer had a vision to create an organization that supports the Seattle Fire Department in their mission to keep the city’s residents safe—a mission that has only grown increasingly complicated.Read More