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Bullhead Fire & Kingman Fire set to host the second round of Officer Development Training with the Officer Development Academy 2.0

Written by The Bee News

February 3, 2021

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Bullhead Fire & Kingman Fire set to host the second round of Officer Development Training with the Officer Development Academy 2.0

In partnership with the Kingman Fire Department, the Bullhead City Fire Department is honored to host the Officer Development Academy 2.0. The specialized training classes will take place from February 3rd – 5th at the Anderson Field House in Bullhead City, Arizona. Over 25 participants from surrounding departments will attend, including members from Bullhead Fire and the Kingman Fire Department. The 3-day academy is a joint effort focusing on Leadership and Management Training. All participants have completed the prior Officer Development Academy 1.0.

Bullhead Fire Chief Patrick Moore and Kingman Fire Chief Jake Rhoades will begin the program with introductions and the program layout. This three-day program is jam-packed with eight sessions taught by nationally recognized instructors, which include:

  • Career Survivability

      Instructor: Scott Freitag, Fire Chief, Central Arizona Fire and Medical Authority

  • Taking Command of your Personnel Problems

Instructor: Scott Ferguson, Fire Chief (ret.) Murrieta, (CA) Fire Department

  • Leadership – The Forced Hands of Change

Instructor: Tim Sendelbach, Assistance Fire Chief, Kingman Fire Department

  • Labor-Management Relations

Instructor: Bryan Jeffries, President of the PFFA

  • The Role of The Company Officer in Achieving Best Practices

Instructor: Gary West, Division Chief (ret.) Northwest Fire district (Principle, Ironwood Strategic Solutions LLC)

  • Evaluations and Documentation

Instructor: Brenda Tranchina, President Human Resource Strategies

  • Boyd Street Fire

Instructor: Scott Barkley, Captain, Los Angeles City Fire Department, CA

  • Hot Topics Affecting Leadership Roundtable

Instructor: Patrick Moore, Fire Chief, Bullhead City Fire Department & Jake Rhoades, Fire Chief, Kingman Fire Department

We are excited to facilitate this training opportunity bringing some of the best instructors in the country to Mohave County, AZ.


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