2022 Annual Conference Agenda

Building Resilience Through Leadership

April 11-14, 2022 | Waco Convention Center, Waco, TX

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 Monday - April 11, 2022

5:00 – 8:00 pm

Registration

Location: 2nd Floor Registration Counter

 Tuesday - April 12, 2022

7:30 am – 5:00 pm

Registration

Location: 2nd Floor Registration Counter

8:00 – 9:15 am

Welcome/City of Waco

Location: Brazos Ballroom

9:15 – 9:30 am

Break in Exhibit Hall

Location: Chisholm Hall

9:30 – 10:45 am

General Session

Ken Himel, Jr., CFEI - Fire Chief, Bayou Cane Fire Protection District
Location: Brazos Ballroom

10:45 – 11:00 am

Transition Break

11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Breakout Session - IFC Code Updates

Kelly Kistner - Second in Command, San Marcos Fire Department
Location: McLennan 207


Breakout Session

Simon Van Dyk - Director Of Business Development, Touchstone District Services
Location: McLennan 208


Breakout Session

Ed King - GCSC Municipal Advisor, Gov Capital
Location: McLennan 209

12:00 – 12:15 pm

Transition Break

12:15 – 1:30 pm

Lunch in Exhibit Hall

Location: Chisholm Hall

1:30 – 2:45 pm

General Session

Nim Kidd, MPA, CEM - Chief of Texas Emergency Management, Texas Department of Emergency Management
Location: Brazos Ballroom

2:45 – 3:15 pm

Break in Exhibit Hall

Location: Chisholm Hall

3:15 – 4:30 pm

General Session

Chris Heerlein - Founder, REAP Private Client Group (RPCG)
Location: Brazos Ballroom

4:30 – 6:30 pm

President's Exhibit Hall Reception

Location: Chisholm Hall

7:00 – 10:00 pm

Networking Event

 Wednesday - April 13, 2022

7:30 am – 5:00 pm

Registration

Location: 2nd Floor Registration Counter

8:00 – 8:30 am

Announcements

Location: Brazos Ballroom

8:30 – 9:45 am

General Session

Cliff Grant - Deputy Chief, Compliance Division, Texas Commission on Fire Protection
Mark Huetter - Chief, Certification Division, Texas Commission on Fire Protection
Rick Wallace - Chief, Compliance Division, Texas Commission on Fire Protection
Mike Wisko - Executive Director, Texas Commission on Fire Protection
Location: Brazos Ballroom

9:45 – 10:15 am

Break in Exhibit Hall

Location: Chisholm Hall

10:15 – 11:30 am

General Session

Dr. Lori Moore-Merrell - US Fire Administrator, Department of Homeland Security/FEMA
Location: Brazos Ballroom

12:00 – 1:15 pm

Awards Lunch

Location: Brazos Ballroom

1:15 – 1:30 pm

Transition Break

1:30 – 2:45 pm

General Session

Dr. Joseph Trahan, III, APR, Fellow, PRSA - President & CEO, Trahan & Associates
Location: Brazos Ballroom

2:45 – 3:15 pm

Break in Exhibit Hall

Location: Chisholm Hall

3:15 – 4:30 pm

General Session

Location: Brazos Ballroom

4:30 – 4:45 pm

Transition Break

4:45 – 5:45 pm

TFCA Annual Business Meeting

Location: Brazos Ballroom

6:00 – 10:00 pm

Networking Event

 Thursday - April 14, 2022

7:30 – 11:00 am

Registration

Location: 2nd Floor Registration Counter

8:00 – 9:45 am

General Session

Location: Brazos Ballroom

9:45 – 10:15 am

Morning Break

Location: Brazos Ballroom Foyer

10:15 am – 12:00 pm

General Session

Location: Brazos Ballroom