Speaker Bios

Ryan Reese

Ryan Reese 2021

Ryan Reese, the son of a professional fire fighter, became a volunteer fire fighter at 16 and was hired at the age of 23 as a firefighter/paramedic. He works as a Captain and paramedic with Clark County Fire District 6 in Vancouver, Washington. Reese serves as President of Local 452, Vancouver. He was elected WSCFF District Representative in 2018, and represents the WSCFF 1st District. He is the chairman of the WSCFF Public Relations Committee.

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.

Power Through Participation: Train the Trainer – Part 1

This session will assist locals in delivering internal Union organization/participation by training local officers/members to deliver WSCFF educational content. Power Through Participation Power Point Presentation Power Through Participation Training Materials