Leading From Your Strengths

9:00am-Noon
Ed Seminar-Wednesday, April 20
Location: Heritage Ballroom
Speakers: Noel Meador, Tim Sears

Leading from your strengths is a tool to help you discover how your personality can strengthen and improve your team’s morale. Understand how differences on the team can be assets. You will learn how to unlock the power of being in the right seat on the right apparatus for the workplace.

About the Speakers

Noel Meador

Noel Meador is President & CEO of Stronger Families headquartered in Seattle, Washington. His passion is to offer hope and healing to military and first responder relationships that experience high stress due to their chosen profession. Noel is the co-author of the OXYGEN Seminar. OXYGEN has been taught on 76 military installations, in 36...

Tim Sears

Tim is the Director of First Responders for Stronger Families. He joined Stronger Families with 44 years in the fire service, having served in 4 different fire departments. Tim was actively involved in water rescue, tillered ladder truck ops, safety committee, fire investigator, hazmat, PEER support, a board member on KFFBA Benevolent Fund, and...

Today's Classes

Shift Change
6:30-7:30am
Location: Birch Room
WSCFF Shift Change meetings are for members coping with or in recovery from an alcohol or substance use problem. Peer-led meetings provide a supportive space for individuals
WSCFF Retirees Association
9:00am-Noon
Location: Heritage Ballroom
Location: Heritage A Retiree Association Presentation
IAFF 7th District Report
9:00am-Noon
Location: Heritage Ballroom
Breakfast
7:15-8:45am
Location: Discovery Ballroom
Lunch
12:00-1:30pm
Location: Discovery Ballroom
Board Authority & Representation
1:30-3:00pm
Location: Heritage CD
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
Endorsing Candidates: Our Process, Who We Support & Why
1:30-3:00pm
Location: Heritage EF
Endorsing Candidates Presentation
Paid Family Medical Leave Act
1:30-3:00pm
Location: Heritage B
This class will explore some frequently asked questions around Washington’s new Paid Family and Medical Leave Act, including the ability to use accrued leave while out on PFML, how
RA Class: Town Hall with RA Board
1:30-3:00pm
Location: Heritage A
Litigating State L&I & Self-Insured Claims
3:30-5:00pm
Location: Heritage CD
Litigating State L&I Presentation
Break
3:00-3:30pm
Using Social Media to our Advantage
3:30-5:00pm
Location: Heritage EF
RA Class: Town Hall with RA Board
3:30-5:00pm
Location: Heritage B
Location: Heritage A
How to Not Get Sued
3:30-5:00pm
Location: Heritage B
This class will cover some of the common issues unions must navigate that can lead to problems down the road, including: grievance handling, complying with the duty of fair representation,