Southwestern Fire Chiefs Association

Conference Schedule

October 5, 2017

7:00 am- 1:00 pm Registration

8:00 am -2:00 pm  Board of Director’s Meeting 

8:00 -12:00  ISO Class (4 hours)

 10:00 – 12:00  Leadership Training & Coaching 

1:00 – 4:00   Hurricane Harvey: The Response

4:00 pm Welcome Ceremony & Memorial Service

5:00 pm  SWFCA Leadership Academy Graduation Ceremony *

5:30 pm Welcome to Houston Vendor Reception 


October 6, 2017

7:00 am – 9:00 am   Registration

8:00 am-4:00 pm  Vendor Exhibits open

9:00 am    KEYNOTE- Mike Mirarchi (Lexipol)

         10:45 am   Chief Kingman Schuldt (Greater Naples Fire Rescue)                

12:30 Lunch with vendors (provided)

   2:00   Chief Stephen Hrustich (NFA/CRR Instructor)

4:00  Chief Sheldon Gilbert (ECSI Consultants)

6:30  Private tour Johnson Space Center

Sponsored by Kirkpatrick Architecture Studio


October 7th

9:00   Bob Norton (HRE Consultants) Closing Keynote

10:30 Installation of Officers- Final Business Meeting

11:00    Word from new President Randy Parr

Conclusion of Conference



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