2014 Lt. Joseph P. DiBernardo Memorial Foundation Seminar

May 16 -17, 2014

Fire Service Networking Event
Friday, May 16th 7 – 10 pm

(This event is limited to the first 200 paid attendees.)

This is a unique opportunity to meet our past and present instructors and other fire service leaders including:

• FDNY Chief of Department Ed Kilduff
• Deputy Chief Vinnie Dunn (FDNY Ret.; Author; Instructor)
• Battalion Chief John Salka (FDNY Ret.; Author; Instructor))
• Firefighter Jeff Cool (FDNY Rescue Co. 3 Ret.; Black Sunday Survivor)
• Captain Mike Dugan (FDNY; Author; Instructor)
• Harvey Eisner (Editor, Firehouse® Magazine)
• Captain Bob Morris (FDNY Author; Instructor)
• Captain Tony Tricarico (FDNY; Author; Instructor)
• Firefighter John O’Connell (FDNY; FEMA; Author; Instructor)
• Battalion Chief Joe Downey (FDNY SOC; FEMA USAR NY Task Force I)
• Captain Rex Morris (FDNY Captain Rescue Company 1)
• Deputy Assistant Chief Bill Siegel (FDNY, SOC)
• Battalion Chief Tom Martin (FDNY)
• Captain Lou Andrade (FDNY)
• Fire Marshal Bill Rohr (FDNY Bureau of Fire Investigation; Instructor)
• Lt. Kevin Yoos (FDNY Squad 270, SOC; Instructor)
• Assistant Chief Rob Shannon (NYC Metro. Transit Authority Ret.)
• Father of Joey D and Foundation President Deputy Chief Joseph DiBernardo (FDNY Ret.)

Full Day of Classroom Training
Saurday, May 17th 8 am – 5pm

A full day of training kicks off with an introduction by “Black Sunday” Fire Survivor, Firefighter Jeff Cool

“Pride and Ownership: The Love of the Job”
Chief Rick Lasky, Lewisville (TX) Fire Dept.

“Firefighter & Officer Survival: Simple Fires with Complicated Results”
Chief Billy Goldfeder. Loveland-Symmes (OH) Fire Dept.

“Utility Emergency Tactics”
Battalion Chief Frank Montagna. FDNY

“Man vs. Machine Incidents – Are You Prepared?”
Lieutenant Mark Gregory, FDNY


Hyatt Regency
1717 Motor Parkway
Hauppauge, NY 11788

Limited number of rooms available at the hotel for $139/Night for those attending the event (631) 784-1234. Fire Department ID is required. Shuttle Provided from MacArthur Airport (ISP).

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For driving directions please download the 2014 Seminar Flyer.

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The Lieutenant Joseph P. DiBernardo Memorial Foundation, Inc. (Foundation) exists to assist fire departments with their ability to purchase and train with rescue equipment. Toward that end, the Foundation does so without regard to race, religion, creed, color, gender, sexual orientation or age. The Foundation’s By-Laws, Annual Report, and Conflict of Interest Policy are available by writing to the Foundation at its home address.