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Kzoo F.O.O.L.S. Present: Chief Scott Thompson "The Functional Fire Company"

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Comstock High School

2107 North 26th Street

Kalamazoo, MI 49048

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The Functional Fire Company

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This program gets right to the point by tapping into experiences and utilizing data, research, theory, and a little philosophy to position the fire company for success. During our time together the following topics will be discussed and offered up for discussion:

• Defining success

• The science of improvement and continual learning

• Modifying and managing the culture

• Preparedness and position

• Purpose and mission

• Fire first philosophy

• Keeping the G.A.S. tank full

• Why performance standards are essential

• Company level training tips

• Suburban fire operation considerations

• Tactical leadership, maximizing capabilities

• Understanding the firehouse environment

• Effective supervision and tactical leadership

• Training basics and essentials

• Coaching and mentoring

• The 16 commitments of the functional fire company

About Chief Scott Thompson

Chief Thompson joined the volunteer fire service in 1981. He began his paid career in Plano, Texas in 1986. Over the course of his career, he has worked with several progressive fire service organizations. Chief Thompson is passionate about suburban fire operations and positioning firefighters and fire companies for success and survival. He has a Bachelors of Science in Emergency Administration and Disaster Planning and is a certified public manager (CPM). Thompson has been a hands-on, workshop, and classroom presenter at the Fire Department Instructors Conference (FDIC) since 2002. In additional to writing The Functional Fire Company: Positioning Small Groups for Success and Survival, he has written numerous published articles. Thompson is currently the fire chief in The Colony, Texas Fire Department and he owns and operates Functional Fire Company LLC and fireserviceleadership.com. Thompson has two sons in the fire service.


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Kalamazoo, MI 49048

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