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Becki White
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Lives in:
Eden Prairie Fire Department
Assistant Chief - Training / Prevention
Years of public service:
Agency structure:
Combination fire department
Top issues in your department:
Recruiting and retention
Knowledge base varies widely throughout members
Professional Qualifications:
Firefighter 1 & 2
Fire Investigator
Local Hazard Zone Management
Blue Card Incident Command
Fire Officer 1
Fire Instructor 1
Haz Mat Tech
Fire & Life Safety Educator 1 & 2
Topics you provide training for:
All topics
Areas of expertise:

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Social Media Survey Request

Does your department use social media to educate and inform the community?  Do you wish they would?  If you are on a fire, EMS, public safety (police/fire) or emergency management agency, I would appreciate a few minutes of your time to complete a short survey on social media use in…


Posted on September 12, 2016 at 8:17pm

Smoke Alarms—Do They Wake Children?


I was presented with a challenge about smoke alarms, I was asked to investigate why there are all these news stories out there about how children don’t wake up when the traditional smoke alarm goes off, but at the same time, we don’t see personalized smoke alarms being marketed widely.


There was also a comprehensive study done by Pediatrics—the Official Journal…


Posted on March 9, 2015 at 2:00pm — 1 Comment

Make Time

You’ve heard the saying, “Actions speak louder than words.”  It rings true.  If you want to be the best, then you need to try your best.  You need to be all in.  There is no ‘part way.’  There’s no quick-fix, juicing diet plan that will help catapult you to that status.  It’s sweat, hours and commitment. …


Posted on October 13, 2014 at 5:30pm


I haven’t always been the ‘out front’ type.  I used to spend my time in the back of the room, positioned perfectly to avoid being called on, or called out, able to…


Posted on May 27, 2014 at 9:30am — 1 Comment

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At 10:11am on December 21, 2013, Tom Kiurski said…

Hi Becki!

See you in Indy at FDIC.  Always a great time.


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