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Montana Fire Service Leadership Training Series: The Truth behind Recruiting and Retaining Volunteer Firefighters

Date(s) - 03/10/2021
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm




Montana Fire Service Leadership Training Series
Ignite Your Recruitment and Retention Through Effective Leadership

The Montana State Fire Chiefs Association in conjunction with the Montana State Volunteer Firefighters Association are pleased to announce our Montana Fire Service Leadership Training Series.
These free monthly online training sessions will focus on Leadership, Recruitment and Retention and all fire service professionals are invited and welcome to participate. Please share with your colleagues. Certificates will be provided upon completion of the session.


Wednesday, March 10th at 6:30 PM MST
The Truth behind Recruiting and Retaining Volunteer Firefighters
This training session will focus on identifying why members leave organizations and how to attract new members.

Jason Caughey, Fire Chief, Laramie County Fire District #2, Cheyenne, Wyoming
Jason is the Fire Chief of Laramie County Fire District #2 in Cheyenne Wyoming and an Adjunct Professor for Laramie County Community College where he teaches a semester course “The principles of fire behavior”. Prior to arriving in Cheyenne in 2011 he was the Fire Chief of Gore Hill Fire Rescue in Great Falls Montana. In addition, he spent 10 years working part time and full time for the Montana Fire Services Training School as a regional instructor and regional training manager. Laramie County Fire District #2 is a growing combination department with over 100 members, with 8 full time members, 18 college resident students.  Chief Caughey has a bachelor’s degree in Fire Science from Columbia Southern University and is currently in the NFA EFO program and Master’s degree program with Columbia Southern University. Chief Caughey has served on the IFSTA technical committee for the CHIEFS officer manual and a technical reviewer for Jones and Bartlett Rope Rescue and Trench Rescue training manuals.
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the session.
For questions contact Kim Skufca, MSFCA, 406-625-7059 or Email
This training is made available through funding provided by the FEMA SAFER Grant, awarded to MSFCA in 2020.