Walker attends IFSTA Conference
by Halei Lamb | August 10, 2018 5:05 pm
Professor Beverley Walker, director of the Fire and Emergency Services Administration Degree programs at East Georgia State College, recently attended the 85th Annual International Fire Service Training Association (IFSTA) Validation Conference & Research Symposium in Tulsa, Oklahoma.
The IFSTA Validation Conference is held each July. Committees of technical experts meet and work at the conference addressing the current standards of the National Fire Protection Association and other standards-making groups as they apply to IFSTA-validated manuals. These committees also meet in January and throughout the year as necessary. These technical experts review all manual drafts and verify that the contents are valid. Committee members are all volunteers who participate because of a commitment to the fire service and its future through training.
Professor Walker is the Chairperson for the Fire and Life Safety Educator 4th Edition Validation Committee. This was one of five committees that…
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