Aerial photo of the 2021 Annual Conference courtesy of Scott Stewart, Fire Service Inc.
Thank you for making IAFPD's 78th Annual Conference a huge success!
2022 Platinum Conference Sponsors
2022 Conference Sponsors
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Southern Illinois University PSM Degree Programs
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Conference Highlights in Pictures
The 78th Annual Conference Featured
Chief Ken Bouvier, New Orleans, LA
Chief Ken Bouvier is a Nationally Registered
Paramedic and national and international speaker with 46+ years of experience and currently serves as the Hazardous Materials Officer for the Westwego, Louisiana Volunteer Fire Department. Chief Bouvier has an extensive educational background in both fire and EMS and written contributions in 14 textbooks. Chief Bouvier served as the EMS Commander of most New Orleans major events including Mardi Gras, Super Bowls 2002 & 2010 and was responsible for Commanding both New Orleans & Mutual Aid Ambulances after Hurricane Katrina.
Keynote: Friday, June 24
“45 Years of Tragedies’
This session will pose the questions: “What Have We Learned and Is Your Department Ready?” Chief Rick Haase is the Director of Emergency
Response & Security / Fire Chief at Phillips 66 Wood River Refinery in Roxana, IL. As the refinery fire chief, he manages all fire, EMS, rescue and hazmat response operations for the 325,000 barrel per day, 3,300-acre facility as well coordinating all security response, the fire protection/prevention program and the emergency preparedness program. The refinery has a 215-member response team and operates 26 apparatus, 13 trailers and 3 boats out from 3 stations. Rick has also been an active volunteer with Staunton Fire Protection District for 39 years, serving as chief for the last 25 years. The SFPD has 35 active volunteers who cover 36 square miles in southern Macoupin County and northern Madison County.
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