Board Authority & Representation

1:30-3:00pm
Ed Seminar-Wednesday, April 20
Location: Heritage CD
Speakers: Ricky J. Walsh, Dennis Lawson, Greg Markley, Dean Shelton

IAFF 7th District Vice President and WSCFF Leadership will discuss their roles as leaders and some of the recent challenges they have faced. This will be a panel presentation with opportunities to ask questions, and raise awareness on issues of importance.

Board Authority & Representation Presentation

About the Speakers

Ricky J. Walsh

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Dennis Lawson

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Greg Markley

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Dean Shelton

Dean Shelton began his career as a Bremerton fire fighter in 1995. Since 1997, he has worked as a paramedic and Captain for the Marysville Fire District. Shelton served as Skagit County Fire Commissioner from 1998-2015. He was appointed to the Washington State Fire Protection Policy Board by Governor Christine Gregoire in 2010. A...

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