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2018 Reflections from OFSOA President

As 2018 comes to an end and we prepare for 2019, I am reflecting on what an amazing organization we have.  We have 176 current members within the organization, and our Region Representatives continue working hard to recruit new members. ...

Release Date: 12/21/18


OFSOA Welcomes New Vice President, Paula Landrus from Crook County Fire & Rescue

I began my career in the fire service in 2001. I am the finance manager at Crook County Fire & Rescue. My duties include all aspects of finance, payroll, accounts payable, accounts receivable, HR, budgeting as well as support to the Fire Chief and the Board of Directors. ...

Release Date: 01/11/18


Upcoming 2018 OFSOA Events

The 2018 calendar of events will not disappoint, so mark your calendars! The 2018 Spring Workshop will be held April 19-20 at the Hallmark Resort, in Newport, Oregon. Followed by the 2018 Fall Conference, October 17-19 at the Riverhouse, in Bend, Oregon. ...

Release Date: 12/18/17


25th Anniversary Conference

Online registration is now open for OFSOA’s 25th Anniversary Conference to be held October 18-20, 2017 at the Boulder Falls Inn in Lebanon, Oregon. “ALONGSIDE EVERY LEADER . . .  ...

Release Date: 08/03/17


OSFM Releases Oregon 2017 Solar Eclipse Flyers

Oregon fire agencies,The Oregon Office of State Fire Marshal has created a few resources for the upcoming solar eclipse. Oregon will be in the trajectory of a total solar eclipse on Monday, August 21, 2017 beginning around 10:15 a. ...

Release Date: 05/05/17


Susan Shepard Receives OFDDA 2016 President's Award

Each year the Oregon Fire District Directors Association presents an award at the annual meeting to an individual who has made a significant contribution to the OFDDA. The 2016 President's Award was presented to OFSOA Past President Susan Shepard. ...

Release Date: 11/08/16


2016 Conference Summary

What a great conference we had in Ashland! Thank you Kimberley Summers for hosting it for us and thank you to all those that assisted her and sponsored this event.For those that were not able to attend, so sorry. ...

Release Date: 10/28/16


2016 WORKSHOP SUMMARY

Rising to the ChallengeOFSOA Workshop April 7-8, 2016Attendees found several opportunities to ‘Rise to the Challenge’ at this year’s OFSOA workshop.  Hosted by Olivia Houck and Sami Smith of Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue, the workshop proved to be another well crafted educational experience offering insight into the joys and pitfalls of social media, the mysteries of the PERS system, the intricacies of the grant application process, and tapping into the leadership skills residing in all of us—all this just on Day One!After a solid day of training, we gathered for an evening of dinner and fun at a local bowling alley. ...

Release Date: 07/20/16


OFSOA 2016 Conference Regisration is Open

Learn more and register on line today by clicking here. ...

Release Date: 07/11/16


Workshop Registration Open

Keep Calm the Spring 2016 Workshop is open for registration.  Join us as we "Rise to the Challenge" and have a whole lot of fun doing it.  Learn more and register at: http://www.ofsoa.com/default. ...

Release Date: 02/10/16


2015 WORKSHOP SUMMARY

“Uncorking Your Potential” was the theme of this year’s workshop hosted by Newberg- McMinnville Fire Departments.  The workshop was actually at the Newberg Fire Department, hosted by Diane Nave and Donna Fleishman. ...

Release Date: 08/25/15


2014 FALL CONFERENCE SUMMARY

Another excellent conference this year held in beautiful Redmond, Oregon at the Eagle Crest Resort.  This year’s theme was “Charting the Course….It Starts With Us!”  The Conference Committee led by Jamie Vohs and Julie Spor did a super job……. ...

Release Date: 12/05/14


New OFSOA Procedure Manual

OFSOA Membership:The newly updated Procedure Manual has now been posted to the OFSOA Website Documents. This replaces the old Policy Manual and is intended for easier referencing. As this manual is a “work in progress” changes and updates will be made as they occur. ...

Release Date: 08/18/14


Spring Workshop Summary

What a super workshop in Lincoln City at the Taft Fire Station, hosted by North Lincoln Fire & Rescue! Everything was great….the speakers, the food, AND the weather!  Thank you to the Workshop Committee for all your hard work:  Lois Smith and KrieAnn Kudar, North Lincoln Fire and Phyllis Palmer, Depoe Bay Fire. ...

Release Date: 06/11/14


2013 Fall Conference Summary

What an excellent conference in Welches at The Resort at the Mountain! The facility was wonderful, the weather and scenery were gorgeous, and the speakers were terrific! Thank you to the Conference Committee; we so appreciate all their hard work and preparations; well done Susan Boyle and Stacey Dukes! The theme this year was “Continuing our Climb to Excellence” so each session was a lesson in excellence pertinent to Administrative Professionals in the fire service. ...

Release Date: 11/15/13


2013 Workshop Summary

This past April, we had a great workshop hosted by Seaside Fire and Rescue.  Unfortunately, two weeks prior to the workshop we lost a great sister, Karna Cupples, who passed away due to medical conditions associated with a heart attack. ...

Release Date: 07/24/13


2012 Workshop Summary

We recently held our spring workshop in Sisters and it was another great training opportunity! What a wonderful job our members are doing hosting these events! Our organization has such a vast skill base to draw from and I love to see our member’s creativity and enthusiasm in action. ...

Release Date: 05/10/12


Spring Workshop Registration Now Open

 Featuring:The Office Administrator's Role in Fire Chief/Board Conflict - Fire Chief Taylor Robertson The 3 Reasons Chief's Get Fired and How You Can Help or Hurt - Fire Chief Jeff Johnson Social Media Gone Wrong - Paul LeSage Travel Planning Secrets - Fire Chief Jeff Johnson Audits & Local Budget Law Changes - Richard Donaca, CPA Rescue Demonstration - Sisters-Camp Sherman Fire Department PersonnelTo register or learn more, visit the Event Information page. ...

Release Date: 02/23/12


Tidbits From Conference 2011

This year’s annual conference was held in Silverton at the beautiful Oregon Garden Resort which is adjacent to the Oregon Gardens.  Over 50 members attended the conference, with Thursday night’s banquet bringing in close to 70 members and guests who dined on sumptuous teriyaki salmon and mushroom chicken…including the “to die for” chocolate torte for dessert!Amy Anderson-Rice received the President’s Award and Ann Walker-Bierman was recognized with the Life Membership Award. ...

Release Date: 11/08/11


2011 Conference summary

OFSOA recently enjoyed another great conference!  Our co-chairs Deb Keehn and Tammy Robbins from Jefferson Fire District did a wonderful job treating all the attendees to a beautiful location and excellent teaching and networking. ...

Release Date: 11/03/11


OFSOA 2011 Annual Conference On-Line Registration Now Open

On-line registration for OFSOA 2011 Annual Conference is now open.  Check out the event page to access the conference brochure, link to the Oregon Garden Resort, learn about scholarships that are ...

Release Date: 08/20/11


Summary of Workshop in Roseburg

We recently held our 2011 spring workshop at the Roseburg Public Safety Center with Staff Assistant, Amy Anderson-Rice, as our host. What a beautiful facility and area to hold our workshop! Thank you to Amy, Chief Lane, and their staff for all the special treatment. ...

Release Date: 05/20/11


OFSOA 2011 SPRING WORKSHOP ON-LINE REGISTRATION OPEN

Register today for the 2011 OFSOA Spring Workshop 4/14/2011 - 4/15/2011 ~ hosted by The City of Roseburg Fire Department "THE ABC'S FOR EMBRACING CHANGE"Acquire Information, Bring into Play, & Cultivate Training Topics Include: Documenting Office Procedures Conflagrations HazMat Awareness for Office Administrators Managing Emotions Reducing Stress for a Healthier You Electronic Record Retention Tips / Shortcuts for Advanced Users of Word & Excel / The Basics of Publisher A tour of the new Roseburg Public Safety Center will also be available to attendees To register, visit the Event Information page and click on the On-Line Registration link. ...

Release Date: 02/24/11


Summary of Conference 2010

It’s such a beautiful time of year with the trees changing their colors, the coolness in the air, and snow in the mountains; it's hard to believe fall and Thanksgiving season is upon us already!  When we take time to reflect, we really have a lot to be thankful for. ...

Release Date: 11/15/10


Conference 2010 Room Reservations

The deadline for the block of rooms at The Riverhouse has expired.If you have not made your reservation yet, there is some availablity at the Shilo next door:Shilo Inn SuitesReservations 800-222-2244 ...

Release Date: 09/15/10


On-line Conference Registration Now Open

Conference Information & Registration  Presenting: Believe it! Achieve it!Courage to Be Safe - Kim LightleyCustomer Service - Brian CappBusiness Writing - Laureal William ...

Release Date: 08/31/10


OFSOA 2010 Spring Workshop in Review

We recently had a great workshop hosted by Clackamas Fire Dept. #1. Thank you to Carrie Szabo and her crew for all their work to make it a powerful and enjoyable learning experience for all of us. Here is a brief summary of our sessions:The leadership session emphasized the traits of effective leaders: the need to be responsible and accountable, mistakes and errors to avoid, to seek wise counsel, and to be transparent. ...

Release Date: 05/28/10


Posted March 2010 Sixth Bugle

The March 2010 Sixth Bugle has been posted to the Newsletters page of our the website for your electronic reading enjoyment.Check it out for information on:Recenlty Elected BoardKris' StoryWorkshop FlyerOFSOA CommitteesCustomer ServiceErgonomicsSafegaurd DataHeart-Pride-CommitmentThe Sixth Bugle is the official OFSOA newsletter for members and is published Bi-annually. ...

Release Date: 03/10/10


OFSOA 2010 Spring Workshop On-Line Registration Open

Register Today for the 2010 OFSOA Spring Workshop 4/22/2010 - 4/23/2010Learn, Grow, & Bloom - Hosted by Clackamas Fire District #1Training Topics Include: Leadership Harassment in the Workplace Wellness - Plan Information - Healthy Food Choices - Core Strengthening Office Safety & Security Communication Among PeersTo register visit the Event Information page and click on the On-Line Registration link. ...

Release Date: 02/26/10


Free Webinar on 1099-MISC Reporting

This event is designed specifically to address the filing requirements of governmental entities. The webinar is open to any interested individuals, and representatives of government entities are also encouraged to view this free presentation that will take only 60 minutes of your time. ...

Release Date: 02/17/10


Local Budget WorkshopTraining Announcement

Training Announcement Please circulate to your: Finance and Budget Officers, Budget Committee Members and Governing BodyBasic Local Budget Law Workshops - 2010This workshop will cover Oregon’s Local Budget Law, including the basic budget document, budget publication requirements and how to impose property taxes. ...

Release Date: 01/28/10


2010 Notary Seminar Schedule Now Available

Brush up your notary knowledge and get the answers to your questions by attending a seminar for current and future notaries public. The seminars are a comprehensive and thorough examination of notary basics: what a notary is, responsibilities and liabilities, how to notarize, notary certificates, and the notary journal. ...

Release Date: 01/12/10


911 Center Office Manager Job Posted

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Release Date: 09/10/09


OFSOA Annual Conference On-Line Registration is Now Open

Register today and join us in Newport at the Hallmark Resort October 14-16th for the 2009 OFSOA Annual Conference. Learn More! ...

Release Date: 08/11/09


OFSOA Changes Mailing Address

The new mailing address for OFSOA is:OFSOA1284 Court StreetSalem, OR 97301 ...

Release Date: 08/07/09


CCC to Waive Tuition for Dependents of Firefighters/EMT/Police Officers Who Die in the Line of Duty

For Immediate ReleaseChemeketa Community CollegeJuly 6, 2009 Contact: Greg Harris, 503-584-7153Chemeketa to Waive Tuition for Dependents of Firefighters/EMT/Police Officers Who Die in the Line of DutyChemeketa Community College will waive tuition in credit classes beginning fall term 2009 to the spouse and children of Oregon police officers, firefighters, and emergency medical providers who die in the line of duty. ...

Release Date: 07/15/09


OFSOA Workshop - "Planting the Seeds for Success"

April 23rd and April 24th 2009 in Brooks, Oregon Hosted By Chemeketa Community College & Willamette Valley Fire Rescue AuthorityWe are excited to present the following topics for this year’s even ...

Release Date: 02/24/09


Spring Workshop Registration Open

On-Line registration is now open for the OFSOA 2009 Spring Workshop!Chemeketa Community College and Willamette Valley Fire Rescue Authority are pleased to host the OFSOA Spring Workshop - "Planting th ...

Release Date: 02/11/09


Oregon Life Safety Team Meeting Notes

OLST Meeting Notes (as best as I can remember) – 11/20/2008At today’s meeting we received an update on the Toylike lighter legislation. Judy Okulitch shared a draft of Legislative Concept 909 for Oregon that; prohibits selling, offering for sale, or distributing novelty lighters in Oregon. ...

Release Date: 11/20/08


OFSOA Strategic Planned Posted

The newly updated Strategic Plan has been posted.  ...

Release Date: 11/03/08


OFSOA Board Election Results

Congratulations to the newly elected and appointed officers! Serving as President for the next two years is Rhonda Grant from Stayton Fire District, and Janet Huston from Siuslaw Valley Fire will serve as Secretary. ...

Release Date: 10/23/08


OFSOA Nominations

ATTENTION OFSOA MEMBERS!2008 Nominations Sought For OFSOA BoardThe two-year term positions of President, Secretary, Region 1, Region 2, and Region 3 will be up for election at the 2008 conference in October. ...

Release Date: 09/30/08


Independent Contractor vs. Employee?

For more information check out IRS Summertime Tax Tip 2008-24 article.  This issue is a prominent factor in the IRS's audits and in case you missed the May 29th training in Portland it's a good refresher. ...

Release Date: 09/02/08


Register now for OFSOA's 2008 Annual Conference

Join us in scenic Bend for OFSOA’s 2008 Annual ConferencePeak Performance ~ Elevate Your Mind, Body & Spirit October 15 – 17, 2008Featuring:Hit by the Stupid Truck – Chief Jeff Johnson, TVF&RPublic Records Laws of the State of Oregon – Mike Matthews, Oregon Secretary of State Archives DivisionWhen Tragedy Strikes Close – Captain Mark Taylor, Bend Fire & RescueHow to Read People – Michael J. ...

Release Date: 08/20/08


New Direct Phone Lines at OSFM

The Office of State Fire Marshal (OSFM) has just changed the office phones to direct lines. The new numbers match the existing extension numbers to reach an individual. You will still be able to call the main number at (503) 378-3473, have a live person answer and connect you to your party, or call (503) 373-1540 for the automated answer system and use the existing extension number. ...

Release Date: 07/30/08


Update on OSFM Non-fire & Resource Directory

Fire Marshals,As I related last Tuesday, my week started with learning that our 2007 non-fire incident data was seriously flawed. Friday, I learned the problems were more extensive. The 2006 non-fire incident data is also wrong, and we did not capture updates you made to the Oregon Fire Service Resource Directory. ...

Release Date: 07/29/08


OSFM Annual Report - Update from Meeting & OAIRS Information

As most of you know, I met with State Fire Marshal Nancy Orr this past Friday while I was in Salem. As requested by the OFSOA board members, I met with Nancy and her staff to discuss discrepancies with the supplement to the 2007 annual report that was released. ...

Release Date: 07/29/08


OFSOA 2008 Annual Conference Highlights

Join us in scenic Bend for OFSOA’s 2008 Annual ConferenceOctober 15 – 17, 2008Our focus for this year’s Conference will be on achieving Peak Performance ~ Elevate Your Mind, Body & SpiritYour Conference Committee is hard at work planning an informative, entertaining and enlightening schedule of events, including…Hit by the Stupid Truck - Jeff Johnson, Fire Chief, Tualatin Valley Fire & RescueJeff will talk to us about being “Hit by the Stupid Truck. ...

Release Date: 07/24/08


Oregon Life Safety Team (OLST) – July 17, 2008 Meeting Notes

The Oregon Fire Service Coalition updated the team on the Toylike Lighter Legislation and asked that we encourage our Agencies to support the pending legislation Prohibiting the Sale and Distribution of Novelty (Toylike) Lighters. ...

Release Date: 07/21/08


Toylike Lighter Pending Legislation to Prohibit Sales

Has your agency filled out a Toylike lighter support form yet? If not, now is the time. To learn more about this campaign visit: Novelty (Toylike) LightersYou can obtain a support form at: Oregon Fire Safety CoalitionPresent the issue at your next Board/Council Meeting and get their support, fill out the form, and then fax it to the number on the form. ...

Release Date: 07/18/08


Revised FMLA Poster Resources

For anyone that does not already have it, here is a link to the revised FMLA poster insert.Military Family Leave NoticeThis link is good for all the required posters.Oregon Posting RequirementsGreat resource for free posters. ...

Release Date: 07/18/08


You can now make room reservations for the OFSOA 2008 Conference

Reservation Information ...

Release Date: 06/20/08


20th Annual Benefit Golf Tournament Raffle

The Stayton Volunteer Firefighters are excited about making plans for the 20TH Annual Golf Tournament June 28th, 2008 at ELKHORN VALLEY GOLF COURSE! This year marks twenty years of a great event that has brought firefighters, vendors, and supporters together from all over the state. ...

Release Date: 06/13/08


Firefighters at Risk for Mesothelioma

Each and every day, firefighters are exposed to various hazards, including unknown exposure to asbestos, which may lead to mesothelioma. Whether they are entering a building that is engulfed with flames, working to remove an injured driver from their vehicle, or climbing tall ladders to save someone from a compromised structure, there is no shortage of on-the-job hazards. ...

Release Date: 06/12/08


Clackamas Fire District #1 Recruiting Candidates

Clackamas Fire District #1 is recruiting for: Lateral Firefighter/EMT-Paramedic and Lateral Firefighter/EMT-Basic or Intermediate.  A minimum of twelve (12) positions will be filled by Fall, 2008. ...

Release Date: 06/05/08


New Notary Journal Rule

As of May 1, 2008 the Oregon Secretary of State issued a new Oregon Administrative Rule to assist Notaries in compling with the Oregon Consumer Identity Theft Protection Act. This rule modifies the way information is recorded in your notary journal. ...

Release Date: 05/28/08


Free IRS Training

Oregon State Social Security Administration is pleased to sponsor the long awaited IRS Training on May 29, 2008Registration and Seminar details.....as always, please pass this along to anyone connected with your employer that may benefit. ...

Release Date: 04/21/08


Presenting Effective Public Education Program - Free

Presenting Effective Public Education ProgramsOregon Office of State Fire Marshal (OSFM) is hosting a five-day course on Presenting Effective Public Education Programs (PEPEP) presented by the National Fire Academy. ...

Release Date: 04/21/08


February 28, 2008 Board Minutes Posted

Agendas & Minutes ...

Release Date: 04/15/08


Asbestos Awareness Month

The Asbestos and Mesothelioma Center has named April 'Asbestos Awareness Month' and have been campaigning across the web to educate those that are at risk.As you probably know, many firefighters are exposed to asbestos during their careers. ...

Release Date: 04/03/08


The Sixth Bugle has been posted

OFSOA's bi-annual newsletter The Sixth Bugle March 2008 issue has been posted to the OFSOA website.  Happy reading and we hope to see you at the upcoming OFSOA Spring Workshop hosted by Salem Fire Department. ...

Release Date: 03/21/08


Announcing the 2008 OFSOA Spring Workshop April 17 & 18, 2008

Announcing the 2008 OFSOA Spring Workshop April 17 & 18Salem Fire Department is proud to host the 2008 OFSOA Workshop at our Training Facility in Salem, Oregon.Featuring:Fraud in the Workplace – Kori Sarrett, Koontz & Perdue, P. ...

Release Date: 03/10/08


Upcoming Prevention Training

UPCOMING TRAINING REMINDERS:May 15th a third Door-to-door Smoke Alarm campaign Train-the-trainer workshop will be held from 10 am to 12 pm in the Mt. Hood conference room at OSFM. For additional information contact: Colleen Olson at 503-373-1540 ext. ...

Release Date: 02/22/08


2008 Oregon Basic Local Budget Law Workshops Announced

Training AnnouncementPlease circulate to your: Finance and Budget Officers, Budget Committee Members and Governing BodyBasic Local Budget Law Workshops - 2008Oregon Department of RevenueFinance & Taxation UnitRegistration & Fees: Workshops are free. ...

Release Date: 01/11/08


Election Results

Congratulations to our newly elected officers! The following members were elected to office at the recent OFSOA Conference in Hood River: Vice President-Rhonda Grant, Treasurer-Rebecca Shivers Singleterry, Region 4-Jill Dorrell, and Region 5-Bonita Johnson. ...

Release Date: 11/16/07


OAIRS Update

I have still been participating on the committee via conference calls. There has not been a lot of new information for me to share. The new OAIRS is moving forward at a slow pace. The legislature put a hold on funding for the new program temporarily and members of the OSFM office attended a hearing to get the funds approved. ...

Release Date: 10/16/07


Agendas and Minutes have been posted

The Agendas & Minutes page has been updated. ...

Release Date: 10/15/07


Nominations Committee Activated

Nominations Committee ActivatedAt the last OFSOA board meeting, the Nominations Committee was activated and charged with recruiting OFSOA members who might be interested in running for board positions that will be open this year. ...

Release Date: 09/25/07


Register Now for the OFSOA 2007 Annual Conference

Oregon Fire Service Office AdministratorsAnnual 2007 Conference“Harvesting Your Potential”October 17-19, 2007Best Western Hood River InnHood River, OregonRegister Today!Conference Brochure Featuring: ...

Release Date: 09/07/07


OFSOA 2007 Annual Conference Update

Check out the latest Conference Information. ...

Release Date: 08/13/07


Wildfire Awareness Week

Wildfire Awareness Campaign Tool Kits are ready for Oregon departments that request them, just in time for Wildfire Awareness Week May 6-12. The kit modeled after “Home Fire Safety is Up to You!” has rack safety cards, print ads, radio PSA’s and press releases. ...

Release Date: 04/20/07


OFSOA Board Meeting Agenda Available

The Agenda for the April 18, 2007 OFSOA Board Meeting has been posted.  All members are welcome and encouraged to attend the meeting.  If you have comments on any of the agenda items contact your region rep. ...

Release Date: 04/13/07


Need OFSOA help with NW Fire Expo

We need OFSOA members to help with registration during The NW Fire Rescue Expo, May 18 and May 19. We need four members total, two for Friday and two for Saturday – it is in Portland and lodging will be provided for those coming from out of town. ...

Release Date: 04/06/07


A word from OFSOA President Bracken and Minutes Posted

Greetings OFSOA Membership! The board meeting minutes of February 8, 2007 have been posted; the board remains very busy and dedicated to OFSOA. I am getting anxious for our upcoming workshop and as always, membership is invited to attend the board meeting that we have scheduled for Wednesday evening prior to workshop. ...

Release Date: 02/28/07


Basic Local Budget Law Workshops

Training AnnouncementPlease circulate to your: Finance and Budget Officers, Budget Committee Members and Governing BodyBasic Local Budget Law Workshops - 2007Oregon Department of RevenueFinance & Taxation UnitThis workshop will cover Oregon’s Local Budget Law, including the basic budget document, publication requirements and writing appropriation resolutions that agree with the budget and comply with statute. ...

Release Date: 02/22/07


Register Now for the OFSOA 2007 Spring Workshop

OFSOA 2007 Spring Workshop ~ April 19th & 20thAs you know, education and networking are the goals of OFSOA. We are very excited about this year’s workshop and its educational opportunities.Ken McGinnis, Division Chief at Winston-Dillard, will enlighten us on 'Crisis Intervention in the Workplace', and LesaBeth Titus, R. ...

Release Date: 02/20/07


2006 Elections and Selections

2006 Elections and AppointmentsOFSOA Board Member elections are held for all open positions and for any open partial terms during our Annual Conference. This year’s results are:OFSOA Officers elected in 2006President Karen Bracken Keizer Fire DistrictVice President Susan Mootry Tualatin Valley Fire & RescueSecretary Paula Wydra Crook County Fire & RescueRegion 1 Rep Jane Herman Mid-Columbia Fire & RescueRegion 2 Rep Vickey Dosier Salem Fire DepartmentRegion 3 Rep Janet Huston Siuslaw Valley Fire & RescueOfficers continuing termsTreasurer Rhonda Grant Stayton Fire DistrictRegion 4 Rep Jill Dorrell Newberg Fire DistrictRegion 5 Rep Bonita Johnson LaPine RFPDNew Board of Directors AppointmentsPast President Elaine Shinn Jefferson Rural FireEducation Chair Laurie Wilkerson Jackson Co FD No. ...

Release Date: 11/06/06


OFSOA July 2006 Board Meeting Minutes Posted

The OFSOA July 2006 Board Meeting minutes have been posted.Agendas & Minutes ...

Release Date: 10/02/06


Discount Room Rates Expire Friday, September 22, 2006

Best Western Seaside has extended our Conference Room Rates until Friday, September 22, 2006.  If you haven't already reserved your room for the OFSOA 2006 Annual Conference, call the Seaside Best Western at 1-800-234-8439. ...

Release Date: 09/19/06


Updated Region Map

An updated Region Map has been posted to the Documents page of the website and the Member's Corner.  OFSOA Region Map ...

Release Date: 09/07/06


Register Now for the OFSOA 2006 Annual Conference

Oregon Fire Service Office Administrators2006 Annual Conference“Broadening Our Horizons”October 18-20, 2006Best Western Oceanview ResortSeaside, OregonRegister and/or find out moreFeaturing: Cultural Drift, Assistant Chief Paul Le Sage Websites – Today’s Communication Link, Linda Berner Record Keeping – OSHA Style, Jason Jantzi, Public Educ. ...

Release Date: 09/01/06


Resource Manual Now Available

The Resource Manual has been added to the website in the Member's Corner.  Only current members have access to the Manual for privacy reasons.  If you are a member and have not received your login instructions, please contact Laura at website@ofsoa. ...

Release Date: 06/09/06


Register Now for "Public Education in a 21st Century Environment"

“Public Education in a 21st Century Environment”Public Education ConferenceJune 27-29, 2006Click here for Registration Materials or Scholarship ApplicationThe Office of Oregon State Fire Marshal Community Education Unit and the Oregon Life Safety Team are sponsoring a public education conference June 27-29 at Western Oregon University in Monmouth, Oregon. ...

Release Date: 05/08/06


OFSOA 2006 Workshop Evaluation Available

Attention OFSOA 2006 Workshop Attendees:Your reactions to this year’s workshop and your suggestions for future conferences/workshops are helpful to the Education Committee and Conference Subcommittees. ...

Release Date: 05/08/06


OFSOA 2006 Annual Conference

The OFSOA 2006 Annual Conference will be in Seaside at the Best Western Ocean View Resort on October 18-20, 2006. Information will be posted as it becomes available. ...

Release Date: 01/17/06