2nd Annual Michael C Kucsma
HOLIDAY INN BY THE BAY
88 SPRING ST
3 DAYS WITH 3 FIRE SERVICE ICONS
FRIDAY—PRE-CONFERENCE LEADERSHIP WORKSHOP - $60
(FRIDAY LIMITED TO 50 STUDENTS)
SATURDAY/SUNDAY - $100 PER DAY (MEALS PROVIDED)
REGISTER BY MAIL OR ONLINE
ALL PROCEEDS BENEFIT THE "MICHAEL C KUCSMA Jr MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP"
COME OUT FOR A FULL WEEKEND OF TRAINING & FELLOWSHIP FOR A GOOD CAUSE!
EXCITING NEW PROGRAMS AND EVENTS THIS YEAR!
FRIDAY: PRE-CONFERENCE LEADERSHIP WORKSHOP (LIMITED TO 50 STUDENTS)
"FIREHOUSE EXCELLENCE" 9AM - 4PM
CAPT MIKE GAGLIANO & CAPT MIKE DUGAN
SATURDAY: REGISTRATION OPENS AT 7AM!
OPENING CEREMONIES & KEYNOTE
AM SESSION "TRUCK COMPANY OPERATIONS" (8:30 - 12)
- CAPT. MIKE DUGAN FDNY (RET)
PM SESSION "ART OF GO/NO GO" (13:00 - 16:00)
- CAPT. MIKE GAGLIANO, SEATTLE FD
SUNDAY: "FULLY INVOLVED LEADERSHIP" (08:00 - 16:00)
- CAPT. MARK VONAPPEN, PALO ALTO FD
NEW THIS YEAR!!!
SATURDAY AFTERNOON 2-5 PM ($25.00)
FIREFIGHTER SPOUSES PROGRAM AND SOCIAL
PRESENTED BY ANNE GAGLIANO (FIRE ENGINEERING CONTRIBUTOR & AUTHOR OF FIREWIFE LIFE)
DON’T MISS OUT ON ONE OF THE BEST TRAINING EVENTS IN THE AREA!!
100% OF THE PROCEEDS GO TO THE
"MICHAEL C KUCSMA JR. MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP FUND"
ALSO INCLUDED AGAIN THIS YEAR
? OPEN HOUSE AT PORTLAND FIRE MUSEUM (Friday 4:30-6:30)
? NUMEROUS VENDORS
? SILENT AUCTION
? CLASS SOCIAL
? INSTRUCTOR ROUNDTABLE
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Michael M. Dugan was a 27-year veteran of the FDNY, serving as the Captain of Ladder Company 123, in Crown Heights Brooklyn, when he retired. As a Lieutenant, Dugan served in Ladder Company 42 in the South Bronx. While assigned as a firefighter in Lad-der Company 43, in Spanish Harlem, Firefighter Dugan received the James Gordon Ben-nett medal in 1992 and the Harry M. Archer Medal in 1993, the FDNY’s highest award for bravery. He is also a former volunteer firefighter in the Halesite FD, in N.Y. He has been involved with the Fire Service for over 40 years. He is instructor at FDIC, is a contributing editor to "Fire Engineering" magazine and sits on the FDIC and Fire Engineering executive boards. Captain Dugan has been a featured lecturer around the country and at the "FDIC" on topics dealing with Truck Company Operations, Building construction, size up
MIKE GAGLIANO has 25 years of fire/crash/rescue experience with the Seattle (WA) Fire De-partment and the United States Air Force. He is the captain of Ladder 5 and a member of the Seattle Fire Department’s Critical Decision/Tactical Training group. He has written numerous fire service articles and is co-author of Air Management for the Fire Service and the selfcon-tained breathing apparatus chapter of the Fire Engineering’s Handbook for Firefighter 1 and II (2009). He is a member of the Fire Engineering editorial advisory board and the FDIC advi-sory board; a director for the Cyanide Poisoning Treatment Coalition; and a national instruc-tor on air management, fireground tactics, leadership, and company officer development. He partners with his wife Anne to teach on strategies for developing and maintaining a strong marriage/family.
Mark vonAppen, a member of the Fire Service since 1998, is assigned to the fire suppression division where he holds the rank of Captain. He is a committee member for California State Fire Training and has contributed to the development of Firefighter Survival and Rapid Inter-vention curriculum. Mark is a featured presenter at FDIC International, has been published in Fire Engineering Magazine, and is the creator of the leadership blog Fully Involved. He is an instructor for the Santa Clara County Joint Fire Academy, an academy instructor at Ever-green Community College, and a member of the "Nobody Gets Left Behind" training group. He has been involved in public speaking since 2005.
Anne Gagliano has been married to Captain Mike Gagliano of the Seattle (WA) Fire Department for 29 years. She and her husband lecture together on building and maintaining a strong mar-riage.
2nd Annual MKS Flyer.pdf