NVFC Training Summit Sessions Now Available in the Virtual Classroom

The National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) held its annual Training Summit on May 21. The event, which moved to a virtual format in 2021 due to travel restrictions and safety concerns, featured educational sessions on critical fire and emergency service topics, including health, safety, leadership, and volunteer staffing. Over 200 attendees from the U.S. and around the world attended.

The course line-up included the following:

  • Firefighter Cancer: Latest Research and Prevention Techniques, presented by Keith Tyson
  • Taboos in the Fire Service, presented by Dan Maffia
  • Roadway Incident Safety and Survival in 2021, presented by Jack Sullivan
  • Extinguishing the Flames of Liability, presented by Dave Denniston
  • Congratulations, You’ve Been Promoted…Now What?, presented by F.R. Montes de Oca
  • Showing Why You are Worth Volunteering With, presented by Bill Gardner
  • Officer Development & Leadership Success in the Volunteer Fire Service, presented by Tom Merrill
  • Media Mayday: A Volunteer Fire Department’s Guide to Dealing with the Media, presented by Robert Leonard

For those who missed sessions or were unable to attend the live event, the recorded webinars are now available to view for free in the NVFC Virtual Classroom.

The next in-person Training Summit is expected to take place in 2022. Stay tuned to the NVFC for details.

The NVFC thanks all of the sponsors of the 2021 Virtual Training Summit for helping to make this event possible: California Casualty, ESIP by McNeil & Co., Firefighter Cancer Support Network, NFPA, Provident, Verizon, and the University of Wyoming AG Disaster Program (WALARM).