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51st Annual Conference – Schedule of Events

Draft Agenda - Subject to Change - Check back often for updates!

Thursday, April 2 – Coeur d’Alene Resort

9:30 am-12:15 pm           Chiefs' Edge - Executive Leadership Session - *Register to attend 

10:00 am-5:00 pm           Vendor Setup, Apparatus Parking – Bay 3-6, Outdoor Space

1:40 p.m.                           Transports to Coeur d'Alene Resort Golf Course 

2:00 p.m.                            Mike Sheets Memorial Golf Scramble – Coeur d'Alene Resort Golf Course
                                              Modified Shotgun Start - Register Here

7:00 p.m.       Tactics On Tap - Social Networking, Sharing Tactics and Strategies

Friday, April 3 – Coeur d’Alene Resort

7:00 am-8:00 am              Vendor Networking, Coffee and Continental Breakfast

8:00 am-10:15 am           Opening Ceremonies; Welcome and Review of Conference Agenda: Travis Myklebust, President 

      Opening Keynote: Gordon Graham, Co-Founder, Lexipol, "7 Rules of Admiral Hyman Rickover"

10:45 am-11:45 am         State and Federal Agency & Affiliated Agency Reports 

·         Idaho State Fire Marshal 

·         Idaho Department of Lands 

·         Bureau of EMS/EMSAC

·         FST

·         Office of Emergency Management 

·         Western Fire Chiefs Association - Group Purchasing, Sourcewell

12:00 pm-1:15 pm           Lunch and Learn with State and Federal Agency & Affiliated Agency Representatives
Roundtable Lunch Session

1:15 pm-3:45 pm             Division Breakouts - Agendas to follow soon

                                                · Volunteer – (Larry Naccarato, Fire Chief, St. Maries Fire Protection District, Volunteer Division President)
                                                · EMS – (Steve Isaacson, EMS Division Chief, Kootenai County Fire & Rescue, EMS Division President)                                                                                              · FPO – (Joe Bongiorno, Deputy Chief Fire Prevention, Meridian Fire Department, FPO Division President)                                                                                    · Training – (Bill Deruyter, Deputy Chief, Coeur d'Alene Fire Department, Training Division President)                    

4:00 pm-5:15 pm             General Session

5:30 pm-8:00 pm             Dinner Cruise w/Vendors – Mish-an-Nock Cruise Boat, Lake Coeur d'Alene
            Boarding via Boardwalk adjacent to the Resort - Must be registered to board

Saturday, April 4 – Coeur d’Alene Resort

7:00 am-1:00 pm             Exhibit Hall Open

7:30 am-8:30 am             Breakfast Buffet with Vendors 

8:30 am                              Business Meeting 

-Call to Order - President Travis Myklebust

-State of the Association - President Myklebust

-Financial Report & 2019 Meeting Minutes - Vice-President of Operations Rusty Coffelt

-District Report Highlights

-New Member Introductions & Challenge Coin/Pinning Ceremony (District Directors & President Myklebust)

-Other Business


10:00 am       WFCA Group Purchasing Introduction - Crosby Grindle, Sourcewell

10:30 am                            Break with Vendors 

11:00 am-12:00 pm        Breakout Sessions TBD

12:00 pm-1:00 pm          Lunch with Vendors

Giveaways - Must be present to win

1:00 pm                              Vendor Teardown

1:00 pm-2:00 pm             Breakout Sessions - Repeated at 2:30

-1. "Mutual Aid/Deployment for Idaho and the Western States Region" - Fire Chief Mark Niemeyer, Meridian Fire Department, and Deputy Chief Perry Oldenburg, Boise Fire Department.

-2. "Building Team We - Developing a Respect Model" - Fire Chief Travis Myklebust, Lewiston Fire Department.

2:15 pm-3:15 pm             General Session

                       "Carcinogen Reduction in Idaho - Discussing Best Practices" - Deputy Chief Charlie Butterfield, Meridian Fire Department.

3:30 pm-5:00 pm             General Session

6:30 pm   Installation Reception & Class A/Business Portraits – Hagadone Events Center

7:30 pm   Installation Banquet – Hagadone Events Center - Sponsored by Hughes Fire Equipment

Sunday, April 5  - Coeur d'Alene Resort     

8:00 am-10:30 am           Chiefs Breakfast, Chiefs Roundtable

      Final Wrapup and Giveaways Must Be Present To Win

Conference Closing

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