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What Data Should You Look at Beyond NFPA Standards?

Tue, Jun 15, 2021 · 1:00 PM · EDT
About This Webinar

You’re likely not a stranger to NFPA 1710, but are you missing out on other helpful measurements that could provide even deeper insight into your department’s performance? Don’t worry, we got you covered. During this webinar, we’ll discuss the measurements that will help give you a better picture. You’ll learn how employee retention, development for promotion, fire save, first response outcomes, and preparedness compared to potential and historical events in your community, can give you the insight you’re looking for.


- Be able to tell your department’s story beyond just the number of calls
- Graph a story that is yours, and that also demonstrates highlights and gaps
- Tell your story with articulation and clarity in under two minutes

Who can view: Everyone
Webinar Price: Free
Featured Presenters
Webinar hosting presenter
Senior Director of Fire Products, ESO
Bill Gardner has more than 35 years of Fire and EMS experience. Most recently, he was the Chief of the Leander Fire Department, retiring in February 2019 and holding that role since 2010. Gardner was instrumental in helping the fire department grow and scale in one of the fastest-growing cities in the United States. Chief Gardner has worked in various sized agencies from all volunteer to metro-size departments.

He has numerous recognitions during his service at the local, state, national level. He currently holds Master Fire Firefighter Certification, Investigators Certification, Instructor Certifications, CFO, and CFE. He also served as the President of the Texas State Firefighters and Fire Marshals’ Association. Gardner serves as a Volunteer Firefighter/Senior Advisor and Board Member for Leander Fire Department currently, as an instructor and Advisory Board Member to TEEX Annual School Programs, Instructor in Chief Development Program, and presents at numerous state and national conferences. Additionally, Gardner works with publishers and programs on curriculum development for fire officers and leadership programs.   

Gardner holds several degrees and certifications in fire administration, fire technology, EMS, and emergency management from a variety of organizations, including Texas Tech University, the Center for Public Safety Excellence and the National Fire Academy.
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International Association of Fire Chiefs webinar platform hosts What Data Should You Look at Beyond NFPA Standards?
The International Association of Fire Chiefs represents the leadership of over 1.2 million firefighters and emergency responders. IAFC members are the world's leading experts in firefighting, emergency medical services, terrorism response, hazardous materials spills, natural disasters, search and rescue, and public safety legislation. Since 1873, the IAFC has provided a forum for its members to exchange ideas and uncover the latest products and services available to first responders.