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Fire Chiefs and Trustees

Getting Cats and Dogs to Lie Down Together

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June 24, 2021


Illinois Association of Fire Protection Districts




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Join Attorney Shawn Flaherty of Ottosen, Dinolfo Hasenbalg & Castaldo, Ltd. & Chief James Grady III (ret), IL Fire Chiefs Assn. for an enlightening program addressing the conflict between the fire protection board of trustees and fire chiefs. We learn to assess how these conflicts can be resolved between the chief and the board of trustees to manage the fire protection district and its fire department more productively.

This program was recorded at IAFPD's 77th Annual Conference.

1 CE earned for those who have completed the Essential Trustee Training Program.


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This program is brought to you in partnership with the Northern Illinois Fire Sprinkler Advisory Board.
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Shawn P. Flaherty
Ottosen DiNolfo Hasenbalg & Castaldo, Ltd.

Shawn P. Flaherty is a partner with Ottosen DiNolfo Hasenbalg & Castaldo, Ltd. in the firm’s Naperville office. He has... Read More

Chief James M. Grady, III
Illinois Fire Chiefs Association

Chief James M. Grady III is the current Executive Director of the Illinois Fire Chiefs Association. He retired as Chief of... Read More

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Program Titles and Supporting Materials

This program contains the following components:

Getting Cats and Dogs to Lie Down Together - Video
Getting Cats and Dogs to Lie Down Together - Handout
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