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Lives in:
Bowling Green, OH
BGSU State Fire School
Assistant Director
Years of public service:
Agency structure:
Professional Qualifications:
Director of Program Development with 11 years experience in educational capacities. Demonstrated abilities in both large and small-scale program development.
• Manager / Coordinator with experience in education & professional services
• Capabilities in project management, strategic planning and resource allocation.
• Manage budgets, develop marketing materials and supervise staff / volunteers.
• Proven history of generating community interest in programs, increasing department revenue and enhancing future recruitment.
Topics you provide training for:
October Fire School Schedule:
36-Hour Volunteer Firefighter Certification
Advanced Fire Ground Search and Rescue
Advanced Fire Investigation - NFPA 921
Advanced Rope Rescue - Rescue Technician
Basic Fire Investigation - NFPA 921
Basic and Intermediate Rope Rescue - Operations Level - Eligible for Strike Team Funding
Building Construction–How It Can Affect Your Day
Fire Chief 101
Fire Instructor Certification
Fire Officer 1
Fire Officer 2 - NFPA 1021
School Bus Extrication
Search and Rescue Ground School - 4-Day Class
Tower Rescue
Trench Rescue Technician - 3-Day Class - Eligible for Strike Team Funding
Areas of expertise:
State Fire School helps firefighters and emergency personnel expand their knowledge and expertise. The hands-on training with expert instructors is not limited to fire—the School also offers classes ranging from vehicle extrication to rope rescue techniques.
My responsibilities at BGSU include organizing the Bowling Green State Fire School. I work directly with the instructors to develop new courses, discuss class content, set prerequisites for each course and outline participant responsibilities during the course. This helps me guide students into the most suitable class for their training needs. I also work directly with potential sponsors to raise additional money for firefighter and rescue personnel training. The Bowling Green State Fire School draws more than 1,000 firefighters and rescue personnel from the states of Ohio, Michigan and Indiana. I help organize more than 45 week long courses to meet the continuing education requirements of Ohio and surrounding states’ emergency responders
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At 4:37pm on August 28, 2009, Russ Griffith said…
Kerry, thanks for the invitation, you have quite a background.
Stay Safe,
At 8:06am on August 28, 2009, Paul Combs said…
Hi, Kerry! I've attended State Fire School for many years - what an incredible program you folks have. I'm not going to make it this Fall but plan on attending Spring of 2010 - I'll be sure and look you up!
Take care, Sister!
At 9:49pm on August 26, 2009, Sil Caggiano said…
Hello Kerry,
You have quite an impressive background. Like yourself I am in charge of providing education for my HazMat Team and as a Ohio HazMat TAC member am involved in determining the future of Ohio HazMat Education, Equipment and Responce. I am very surprised that no one from any of the fire schools have bothered to send a rep to the TAC meetings. If you want to keep in touch you can e-mail me at:
Always nice to meet new people especialy ones in Ohio.
Be Safe
At 12:27pm on August 26, 2009, JJ Cassetta said…
im still working on getting one to post, I gotta find one thats decent. I will check out Jamies page.
At 10:48pm on August 21, 2008, Robert E. Shelton said…
Hey sis from SW Ohio!! Hope all is well. I hope you come join our Haz-Mat group. Your experience would be welcome

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