CFDIA CONNECTICUT FIRE DEPARTMENT INSTRUCTORS ASSOCITION MEETING
Wednesday, February 5th - 9 a.m. (coffee and refreshments) Meeting starts at 9:30 a.m.
Wilson Fire Station, 50 Pine Lane, Windsor (Windsor Fire Department)
Bi-Monthly Business Meeting - Schedule of Meetings and Presenters – By-Law changes
Guest Speaker - CFDIA member Capt. Shelly L. Carter, Hartford Fire Department
Topic: "Ignite the Conversation, Extinguish the Fire" an open and honest conversation about diversity and inclusion in the fire service, understanding the basics in the fire station and on calls, and promoting acceptance of differences in order to stay true to the mission.
Capt. Carter is a CFDIA member and 20 year veteran of the Hartford Fire Department. She is an instructor for the Conn. Fire Academy and teaches diversity and inclusion around the country. She has a Bachelor’s degree in Fire Administration and is a Master’s Degree candidate in Public Administration. Capt. Carter is the Connecticut Representative for the International Association of Women in Fire & Emergency Service and a USAR team member.