Welcome back and thank you for following our FireSmart Canada Quarterly Newsletter. We are eager to hear from our members and partners, so please contact us with story ideas or information that you would like to see profiled in the FireSmart Canada Quarterly Newsletter. Contact us via email at firstname.lastname@example.org
FireSmart Canada Board of Directors
FireSmart Canada has an updated Board of Directors! Following the FireSmart Canada Annual General Meeting held in Quebec City in late October, we are pleased to welcome some new partners to the board table.
Please join us in welcoming the following new representatives to the Board of Directors:
Brian Wynn, Vice President
Fire Chief – Town of Whitecourt
Jeff Eustache, Director
Manager Forest Fuel Management Department – First Nations’ Emergency Services Society of BC
Amber Simpson, Director
Wildland Fire Prevention Coordinator – Northwest Territories Environment and Natural Resources
Lynn Orstad, Director
Executive Director – Wildland Fire Protection Society
Shayne Mintz, Director
National Fire Protection Association – Canadian Regional Director
Maya Milardovic, Director
The Co-operators Group Ltd. – Director, Government Relations
Jeff Erwin, Director
Manitoba Office of the Fire Commissioner
Jim Murphy, Secretary/Treasurer
Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources
Larry Fremont, Director
Saskatchewan Wildfire Management Branch
Laura Stewart, President
Alberta Agriculture and Forestry – FireSmart Specialist
Visit http://www.firesmartcanada.ca/about/board-of-directors/ for more information on how to reach the Board of Directors directly and keep an eye on our Facebook and Twitter pages for when we profile each member of the Board!
Wildfire Community Preparedness Day 2018
Get your applications ready, Canada! Wildfire Community Preparedness Day applications open on January 15th! Canadians can apply for a chance to receive a $500 award to help their community with a local FireSmart project. Visit www.firesmartcanada.ca for more information and project ideas.
Please share this information with your communities and feel free to contact us via email at email@example.com with any questions.
FireSmart Home Ignition Zone Video
We are pleased to announce that FireSmart Canada is working on a new animated FireSmart video series! Our first video will be an introduction to the Home Ignition Zone, followed by a FireSmart Home Development video, which we are producing in partnership with the Co-operators Insurance. These videos will be ready before our next newsletter comes out, so keep an eye out on our Facebook and Twitter pages, along with our website.
Download the new and improved FireSmart graphics, here https://www.firesmartcanada.ca/resources-library/category/posters-and-graphics
Merry Christmas from FireSmart Canada
Best wishes for a Merry Christmas and a very Happy New Year!
Thank you to the Co-operators Insurance for supporting the FireSmart Canada Quarterly Newsletter.