Speaker Bios

Chad Blashill

Chad Blashill is a fire fighter / EMT with the Kennewick Fire Department and is currently the President of IAFF Local 1296, Kennewick and Benton 1 Union Fire Fighters. He was previously Vice President and an Executive Board Member at-large. He currently serves as a service representative for the IAFF 7th District and sits on the IAFF Occupational Safety & Health Committee. He is also a proud graduate of the IAFF 7th District Executive Leadership Series, Class II.

Speaker's Classes Present/Past


Introduction to Negotiations

An overview of the negotiations process (from preparation to arbitration), the laws which give us the power to negotiate, and tips/tricks on how to be successful in negotiations.