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2021 - 51st Annual Conference & Tradeshow, Sun Valley

Preliminary Schedule of Events

Please Note: This schedule is in draft form and subject to change

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Thursday, May 13 – Sun Valley Resort

12:00 pm                        Tradeshow Vendor and Apparatus Setup – Sun Valley Inn

9:30 am Chiefs Roundtable, Continental Breakfast - Sun Valley Inn

12:30 pm                      Mike Sheets Memorial Golf Tournament - Trail Creek Golf Course
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Friday, May 14 – Sun Valley Resort

7:00 am-8:00 am Continental Breakfast with Vendors - Limelight Ballroom

8:00 am-8:30 am        Welcome and Opening Ceremonies – Continental Room

                                    Flag Ceremony and Pipe and Drums - Dollar Bus Circle

Color Guard and Welcome to Sun Valley by Mayor Peter Hendricks

8:30 am-10:15 am State and Federal Agency Reports - Continental Ballroom

-Idaho Department of Lands
-Bureau of EMS
Office of Emergency Management
-Idaho State Fire Marshal

10:15 am – 10:45 am      Break with Vendors - Limelight Ballroom

10:45 am-12:15 pm Opening Keynote Speaker Frank Viscuso "Flash Point: Ignite Your Team & Forge a Winning Culture"

12:15 pm-1:30 pm     Lunch with Vendors - Vendor Giveaways

1:30 pm-3:30 pm Networking with Vendors in Tradeshow

Division Breakouts - All Chiefs Welcome and Encouraged to Participate


3:30 pm-4:00 pm Break with Vendors

4:00 pm-5:30 pm General Session - Dr. Stephen Odom, "Mental Health & Resiliency for First Responders"

6:30 pm                     Networking Dinner with Vendors at Trail Creek Cabin

Shuttle Transportation to/from Trail Creek will be provided!

Saturday May 15 – Sun Valley Inn

7:30 am-8:30 am Breakfast Buffet with Vendors - Limelight Ballroom

8:30 am-10:00 am Annual Business Meeting - Continental Room

-Call to Order - President Travis Myklebust

-State of the Association - President Travis Myklebust

-Financial Report & 2019 Meeting Minutes - Vice-President of Operations Travis Smith

-District Report Highlights-

-New Member Introductions (District Directors & President Myklebust)- Pinning and Challenge Coin Ceremony

-Election Results and Announcement of Officers and Directors

-Other Business

10:00 am-10:30 am Break with Vendors - Limelight Ballroom

10:30 am-12:00 pm Western Fire Chiefs Association Wildland Fire Policy

12:00 pm-1:30 pm                 Lunch with Vendors - Vendor Giveaways

                                       Apparatus Demonstrations – Sun Valley Inn Parking Lot

1:30 pm Tradeshow Teardown

1:30 pm-3:00 pm       Impact Fees/Annexation - Kirk Carpenter, Anne Wescott

3:00 pm-3:15 pm       Break - Limelight Promenade

3:15 pm-4:30 pm       "Building Team WE" - Travis Myklebust, Fire Chief, Lewiston Fire Department - Continental

6:00 pm Installation Reception and Class A Photos - Limelight Ballroom

7:00 pm Installation Banquet - Limelight B

Sunday, May 16 - Sun Valley Inn

8:00 am-Noon      Chiefs Brunch - Limelight B

      Closing Keynote Speaker: Gordon Graham, Graham Research Consultants.  

"Seven Rules of Admiral Hyman Rickover". Admiral Hyman Rickover is known as the “Father of the Nuclear Navy.” This portion of the U.S. Navy has a reputation for excellence as well as a phenomenal safety and reliability record. Admiral Rickover developed some “rules for success” in dealing with the risks he faced in working with “nuclear” power. How do these rules apply to you in your organization? A funny yet information packed program that applies to any risk centric organization. 

Closing/Prize Giveaways

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