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Podcasts Related to “Leadership”

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Episode 28
April 18, 2024

Flagstaff, AZ Wildfire Programs

Planning for wildfire is more than preparing your landscape. Many communities have developed innovative programs to help them prepare for, mitigate and thrive after a wildfire.

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Episode 27
March 21, 2024

Reproductive Rights in the Fire Department

Planning for pregnancy in a fire department should start long before you have a pregnant firefighter. Learn how the Pregnant Worker Fairness Act and Pump Act impact firefighter rights.

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Episode 25
Jan. 18, 2024

A conversation with the U.S. Fire Administrator

On this episode, we speak with Fire Administrator Dr. Lori Moore-Merrell to recap 2023 accomplishments and discuss USFA priorities for 2024.

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Episode 24
Dec. 21, 2023

You Belong: Improving leadership and mental health in the fire house

Listen as Battalion Chief Dena Ali discusses how leadership sets the tone for mental health and resilience in the fire house.

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Episode 20
Aug. 17, 2023

Incident Command System (ICS) is an essential component of all-hazard incident response

ICS is scalable to every incident or event first responders encounter. Learn how Chief David Downey has successfully deployed ICS to respond to incidents like Surfside Tower Collapse and the FIU bridge collapse.

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Episode 19
July 20, 2023

Local Government 2030 - fire service actions for the future

Learn how Local Government 2030 is creating employment opportunities, developing a strong workforce and improving public communication in local government.

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Episode 17
May 18, 2023

A conversation with U.S. Fire Administrators

Fire Administrator Dr. Lori Moore-Merrell interviews former administrator Keith Bryant about his time in office and his priorities as the OK state fire marshal.

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Episode 13
Jan. 19, 2023

A look back at 2022

On this episode, we speak with Fire Administrator Dr. Lori Moore-Merrell to recap 2022 accomplishments and discuss USFA priorities for 2023.

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Episode 11
Nov. 17, 2022

FEMA fire grants

On this episode, we talk with USFA fire program specialist Abby Bordeaux and the Poudre Fire Authority's Rebecca Clarke about 3 federal grants that help keep firefighters and communities safer.

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Episode 10
Oct. 20, 2022

Fire service diversity, equity and inclusion

On this episode, we talk with Dr. Jennifer Taylor about diversity, equity and inclusion within the fire service, and more specifically, how to start the conversations within our organizations.

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Episode 9
Sept. 15, 2022

The Executive Fire Officer Program

On this episode, we talk with Christine Spangler about changes to the Executive Fire Officer Program, remaining challenges and the program's exciting future.

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Episode 4
April 21, 2022

A Conversation with the NFA Superintendent

In our fourth episode, Superintendent Eriks Gabliks discusses DEI initiatives and getting National Fire Academy training closer to fire/EMS stakeholders.

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Episode 1
Jan. 20, 2022

Interviews with USFA leadership

This episode of The USFA Podcast features interviews with U.S. Fire Administrator Dr. Lori Moore-Merrell and Deputy U.S. Fire Administrator Tonya Hoover.