International Fire Service Training Association (IFSTA) News

CFSI AND IFSTA Recognize Ed Comeau As The Recipient Of 2020 Dr. Anne W. Phillips Award For Leadership In Fire Safety Education

Mr. Ed Comeau has been recognized by the International Fire Safety Training Association (IFSTA) and the Congressional Fire Services Institute (CFSI) as the recipient of the 2020 Dr. Anne W. Phillips Award for Leadership in Fire Safety Education. Campus fire safety For over 20 years, Comeau has been the leading advocate in the nation for campus fire safety. The genesis of his efforts began in 1999 when he published the first edition of Campus Firewatch, an electronic newsletter that has ra...

Fire Protection Publications’ Ann Moffat Felicitated At IFSTA’s 86th Annual Validation Conference

During the General Session of the International Fire Service Training Association (IFSTA) 86th Annual Validation Conference held in Tulsa, Oklahoma, the 2019 Marvin Austin Distinguished Leadership Award was presented to Ann Moffat, Graphics Unit Manager (retired), Fire Protection Publications (FPP). IFSTA 86th Annual Validation Conference The Marvin Austin Distinguished Leadership Award is presented by the staff of Fire Protection Publications in recognition of outstanding leadership efforts i...

OSU’s Ed Kirtley Honoured With IFSTA's 2019 Everett E. Hudiburg Memorial Award For Excellence In Fire Service Training

During the General Session of the International Fire Service Training Association (IFSTA) 86th Annual Validation Conference held in Tulsa, Oklahoma, the 2019 Everett E. Hudiburg Memorial Award for Outstanding Achievement in Fire Service Training was presented to Assistant Dean Ed Kirtley of the College of Engineering, Architecture and Technology (CEAT) at OSU. Kirtley leads the CEAT Extension units. Fire service leadership expert Kirtley, a U.S. Marine Corps veteran, has been recognized for hi...

IFSI's Dr. Gavin Horn Honored With The 2019 Dr. John Granito Award At IFSTA’s Annual Research Symposium 2019

The Annual Research Symposium that supports the International Fire Service Journal of Leadership and Management (IFSJLM) was held in Tulsa, Oklahoma, on July 13, 2019 at the Hyatt Regency Hotel. At the research symposia, national and international scholars present papers on topics related to fire leadership and management. IFSJLM is sponsored and published by Fire Protection Publications (FPP) and the International Fire Service Training Association (IFSTA) located on the campus of Oklahoma State...

Fire Protection Publications’ Barbara Adams Honored With IFSTA's 2019 IFSJLM Legacy Award

The Annual Research Symposium that supports the International Fire Service Journal of Leadership and Management (IFSJLM) was held in Tulsa, Oklahoma, on July 13, 2019, at the Hyatt Regency Hotel. At the research symposia, national and international scholars present papers on topics related to fire leadership and management. IFSJLM is sponsored and published by Fire Protection Publications (FPP) and the International Fire Service Training Association (IFSTA) located on the campus of Oklahoma Stat...

CFSI AND IFSTA To Honor Dr. Ernest Grant With 2019 Dr. Anne W. Phillips Award For Leadership In Fire Safety Education

The Congressional Fire Services Institute (CFSI) and the International Fire Service Training Association (IFSTA) at Fire Protection Publications, Oklahoma State University (IFSTA/FPP/OSU) are pleased to announce that Dr. Ernest Grant has been selected as the recipient of the 2019 Dr. Anne W. Phillips Award for Leadership in Fire Safety Education. Fire and Emergency Services Dr. Ernest Grant will be honored with the Award at the 31st Annual National Fire and Emergency Services Dinner in Washing...

IFSTA’s Essentials Of Community Risk Reduction CRR Course Is Available For Fire Fighters And Officers

Essentials of Community Risk Reduction is a free, online course where fire fighters and officers can learn the basics of Community Risk Reduction that they can use on the job every day. This self-paced course, developed through a partnership between The Vision 20/20 Project and International Fire Service Training Association (IFSTA), helps fire fighters gain a better understanding of the importance of Community Risk Reduction to the fire service and to the community. Fire fighters training cour...

CFSI AND IFSTA Honor NFA's Mike Weller With 2018 Dr. Anne W. Phillips Award For Leadership In Fire Safety Education

Mike Weller is to be honored with the 2018 Dr. Anne W. Phillips Award for Leadership in Fire Safety Education at the 30th Annual National Fire and Emergency Services Dinner in Washington, DC, Maryland, USA on April 19, 2018. The Congressional Fire Services Institute (CFSI) and the International Fire Service Training Association at Fire Protection Publications, Oklahoma State University (IFSTA/FPP/OSU) together announced that Mike Weller has been selected as the recipient of the 2018 Dr. Anne W....

Application Procedures For Harvard Fire Executive Fellowship Program 2011 Announced

The Executive program will be held at Harvard's Kennedy School of Government Senior fire executives who are selected will be awarded fellowships to attend Harvard's annual program for senior executives in state and local government. Application procedures have been announced for the 2011 Harvard Fire Executive Fellowship Program. The program is once again sponsored through a partnership between the IAFC, Fire Protection Publications/International Fire Service Training Associa...

Fire Corps National Advisory Committee Meeting Held In Greenbelt

Fire Corps National Advisory Committee (NAC) met on November 8 in Greenbelt Fire Corps Director Sarah Lee updated the National Advisory Committee (NAC) on the progress of Fire Corps since the group's last meeting, including initiatives and resources. The Fire Corps National Advisory Committee (NAC) met on November 8 in Greenbelt, MD. The NAC, which is comprised of representatives from many national fire and emergency service organizations as well as other prominent leaders i...

Seymour VFD Is The Winner Of 2010 Award Of Excellence

Seymour Support Services Division2010 Award of Excellence winner Fire corps announced Seymour Support Services Division as a winner of 2010 Award of Excellence. Fire Corps has announced that the Seymour (TN) Volunteer Fire Department Support Services Division is the winner of the 2010 Fire Corps Award of Excellence. Sponsored by the International Fire Service Training Association (IFSTA) and Fire Protection Publications, the Award of Excellence annually honors a Fire Corps pr...

Nomination Period Opens For Fire Corps Award Of Excellence

Fire Corps award of  excellence honours fire service professionals of the fire and safety industry  Nominees must be registered with Fire Corps and be part of or affiliated with a fire/EMS department or sponsoring agency representing the fire and emergency services. Does your fire department have an outstanding Fire Corps program to support your emergency personnel? Then recognize their accomplishments by nominating them for the 2010 Fire Corps Award of Excellence....

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