Firefighters Speak Up!
May 24-25, 2014
Middlesex County Mutual Aid Association, Ilderton Firefighters and Firefighters Speak Up! are pleased to present this year’s keynote speaker Chief Rick Lasky. He is a 34-year veteran of the fire service, served as chief of the Lewisville (TX) Fire Department for 12 years. Rick began his career as a firefighter in the suburbs on the southwest side of Chicago and has been a line firefighter, firefighter-paramedic, company grade officer, training officer and command-level officer. Rick has received many awards and accolades throughout his career. Well respected in the fire service, he has written over 250 technical articles that have been published in national fire-rescue journals. Rick is the author of the best-selling books “Pride and Ownership-A Firefighter’s Love of the Job” and “Five Alarm Leadership: From the Firehouse to the Fireground” published by PennWell Books. As well he’s the co-host for the radio show “The Command Post” heard on Fire Engineering Talk Radio. Rick holds an AAS Degree in Fire Science from Columbia Southern University and was selected as the CSU 2012 Distance Education and Training Council (DETC) Outstanding Graduate.
Ilderton Community Bible Church
100 Meadowcreek Dr. Ilderton, Ontario Hosted by Middlesex County Mutual Aid Assn.
Stratford Rotary Complex
353 McCarthy Rd. Stratford, Ontario Hosted By Perth County Mutual Aid Assn.