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Tim Sendelbach

Tim previously served as the Editor-in-Chief for FireRescue Magazine and Firefighternation.com.

Tim is a past president of the International Society of Fire Service Instructors (ISFSI) and has served as an Assistant Fire Chief with the North Las Vegas (NV) Fire Department, as the Chief of Training for Savannah (GA) Fire & Emergency Services, and as Assistant Fire Chief for Missouri City (TX) Fire & Rescue Services.

Tim is a credentialed Chief Fire Officer and Chief Training Officer with the Center for Public Safety Excellence (CPSE) and has earned a master’s degree in Leadership from Bellevue University, bachelor’s degrees in Fire Administration and Arson, and an associate’s degree in Emergency Medical Care from Eastern Kentucky University.

In 2015, Tim was recognized by Eastern Kentucky University College of Justice & Safety Alumni Society as a Distinguished Alumnus in recognition for his significant contributions and outstanding service to the Justice & Safety Community.

In 2014, Tim presented the keynote address for the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation (NFFF) Life Safety Summit in Tampa, Florida, which was attended by 200 of the most influential leaders in the American fire service.

In 2007, Tim presented the keynote address at the Fire Department Instructors Conference (FDIC) in Indianapolis and was also selected to serve on the City of Charleston Post-Incident Assessment and Review Team following the tragic loss of nine firefighters in the Sofa Super Store Fire.

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