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March 23, 2018
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Last year, the IAFC scored a number of legislative wins, but there’s still a lot to do. Use this legislative agenda as you prepare to visit Washington and meet with members of Congress for the 30th Annual National Fire and Emergency Services Dinner.
If your patient was the Medicare Ambulance Fee Schedule, you’d be preparing to start CPR. Congress just brought us an AED and a drug box, and it’s time to get to work.
All-hazards response isn’t a new concept, so what’s the point of talking about it yet again? It’s not about the past; it’s about scenario-planning for the future.
This month’s prescription: Prepare for an expanded viewpoint.
This weekend, the IAFC Board of Directors adopted two important position statements and resources in light of recent active-shooter tragedies. Chief Tom Jenkins, IAFC president, expressed his great appreciation to the association's Terrorism & Homeland Security Committee and the Fire and Life Safety Section for their excellent work. He strongly encourages all fire chiefs to access these important documents.
Chiefs Mary Beth Michos and Chris Barron break down what it takes to be Fire Chief of the Year material and what they've been doing since they won their awards.