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2015 OFIA Conference
 

    The 2015 OFIA Conference will be held in Eastern Oregon (Baker City or La Grande) and the 2016 OFIA Conference will be hosted by South Willamette Fire Training Association. More information will be posted soon!

Oregon Fire Service Calendar



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This OFIA calendar is designed to bring together everything that is going on in the Oregon Fire Service so that we have a central planning and communication tool. 


If you send calendar appointments to oregonfireinstructors@gmail.com - they will be posted right away! You can do this using Outlook, Google calendar or any calendar system that generates a .csv appointment. Just type oregonfireinstructors@gmail.com into the invitee space and it will automatically populate our calendar once we accept it.

Latest OFIA News

  • Reminder: Fire Officer I Strategy and Tactics: (MICTO-P&D Equivalent) Host: Central Oregon Coast Training Officer AssociationInstructor: BC John Oliver from the Clackamas Fire DistrictApplies to: Fire Officer I and FGL Where: Newport Fire DepartmentWhen: December 6-7 at 0800-1700 Cost: COCTOA Members Free Non-COCTOA $80.00 Maximum number of Students: 30 Register at http://www.coctoa.org Battalion Chief John Oliver Instructor BIO: Chief Oliver has spent over 30 years in the Oregon Fire Service.  He is currently a Shift Battalion Chief for Clackamas Fire District #1 and operates a successful Fire Training and Education business for the past 10 years.  He presents locally, regionally and nationally on many topics drawing from his career base of both public and private emergency service providers.  His ...
    Posted Nov 19, 2014, 9:21 AM by Dee Kinkade
  • Instructor I Distance Sponsoring Agency: Redmond Fire & RescueWhere: Redmond Fire & Rescue, 341 NW Dogwood Ave, Redmond, OR 97756When: December 13th & 14th 2014Hours: 0800 ‐ 1700Registration Deadline: November 29th 2014Cost: $50.00Contact: Jake Campbell (541)504-5026 or Jake.Campbell@redmondfireandrescue.orgRegistration: Visit http:// www.redmondfireandrescue.org Training Opportunities section and fill out the online registration form.CLASS SPACE IS LIMITED TO 20!Prerequisites: Students must complete the online program prior to the course.Class Needs: Bring note taking materials as preferred, Student Packets will be used.Attire: None specified. Please represent the fire service well.Approved by DPSST, 32 course credit hours, 16 hours completed as self-studyInstructor: Jake Campbell
    Posted Nov 3, 2014, 3:38 PM by Dee Kinkade
  • NFPA Instructor II Host: Northwest Association of Fire TrainersHosted by the Portland Airport Fire & RescueDates:    Saturday, February 21st and Sunday, February 22ndTime:    8:00am - 5:00pmLocation: Portland Airport Fire & Rescue, 5250 NE Marine Dr., Portland, OR 97218Cost: $99Pre-course work requiredInstructor:  Jake Campbell, Redmond Fire & RescueJake is an experienced fire instructor.  Jake has completed an AAS and is near completion of a BS in Fire Service Administration, he is a DPSST certified Instructor III and teaches regional Instructor and fire academy classes.   Experienced Fire officers that have taken Jake's instructor II class have given him high marks for an effective and efficient class.Early registration required by January 21st to complete pre-course work ...
    Posted Nov 3, 2014, 3:21 PM by Dee Kinkade
  • Chief Ron Kanterman is Coming to the Rogue Valley for Two Excellent Training Opportunities The Rogue Interagency Training Association is excited to bring Chief Ron Kanterman to the Rogue Valley for two excellent Training Opportunities for Firefighter and Officer Development!R O N    K A N T E R M A N:About Ron: Ron entered the fire service in 1975 in Brooklyn, NY. He is currently Chief of the Wilton, CT Fire Department, and serves as Wilton's Deputy Emergency Management Director. He holds a BA in Fire Service Administration, an MS in Fire Protection Management, as well as a Master's Degree in Environmental Sciences. Ron teaches as a professor at various colleges, as well as the NationalFire Academy in Emmitsburg, MD. His written work has been published online, in ...
    Posted Oct 24, 2014, 1:16 PM by Dee Kinkade
  • Rick Lasky’s "Five Alarm Leadership: Real Leadership With Real People" Seminar Host: Columbia River Fire & RescueDate: Saturday, November 1, 2014Time: 8am-5pm.Location:  Scappoose High School AuditoriumContent: Five Alarm Leadership is a dynamic program that is designed to energize and motivate the people in your department to perform and excel in everything they do. This program outlines many of the common situations that fire departments and fire companies find themselves in and presents suggestions and solutions to those situations. Chief Lasky, a 30-plus year veteran of the fire service has experienced many of the challenges and hurdles that your fire department is facing. He has learned through his experience as a company grade officer, command-level officer, and executive officer, how to treat people, how to motivate ...
    Posted Oct 24, 2014, 1:10 PM by Dee Kinkade
  • Apparatus Equipped with Fire Pump Dates:   November 15-16, 2014            November 22-23, 2014Time:  8:00 am-5:00 pm each dayLocation:  Mid-Columbia Fire and Rescue, 1400 W 8th ST, The Dalles, OR 97058  541-296-9445Cost:  $40.00.  Lunch and snacks provided all 4 daysRegister: http://columbiagorgetrainingassn.com/training.htmlThis 4 day class will cover all the requirements of NFPA Apparatus Equipped with Fire Pump (Pumper Operator) Each weekend will involve 1 day of classroom followed by 1 day of working with an assortment of apparatus, in different pumping evolutions.Instructor: Jim Whelan is the Training Chief for Hermiston Fire & Emergency Services and has been instructing this program extensively throughout Oregon. He brings a wealth of information and ...
    Posted Oct 24, 2014, 1:00 PM by Dee Kinkade
  • NFPA Apparatus with a Pump Where: Newport Fire DepartmentWhen: October 25th-26th, 2014 at 0800-1700 & November 8th-9th, 2014 at 0800-1700Cost: Non-COCTOA $50.00 COCTOA Members FreeMaximum of 20 students.Register at http://www.coctoa.orgLead Instructor: Engineer Andy Parker Newport FireApplies to: NFPA Apparatus Equipped with a Fire PumpCaptain Adam WilkinsonTraining OfficerCentral Oregon Coast Fire and Rescue(w) 541-563-3121(c) 503-806-4773
    Posted Oct 21, 2014, 12:12 PM by Dee Kinkade
  • Reminder: Fire Officer I Strategy and Tactics Fire Officer I Strategy and Tactics: (MICTO-P&D Equivalent)Host: Central Oregon Coast Training Officer AssociationInstructor: BC John Oliver from the Clackamas Fire DistrictApplies to: Fire Officer I and FGLWhere: Newport Fire DepartmentWhen: December 6-7 at 0800-1700Cost: COCTOA Members Free Non-COCTOA $80.00Maximum number of Students: 30Register at http://www.coctoa.orgBattalion Chief John OliverInstructor BIO: Chief Oliver has spent over 30 years in the Oregon Fire Service.  He is currently a Shift Battalion Chief for Clackamas Fire District #1 and operates a successful Fire Training and Education business for the past 10 years.  He presents locally, regionally and nationally on many topics drawing from his career ...
    Posted Oct 21, 2014, 12:03 PM by Dee Kinkade
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