Ronald J. Siarnicki

Position(s): President

Hobbies Horses and Farming
Training Management Related Training

American Medical Association PRA Category 1 Credits (30.25)
American Burn Association - 2009

Leadership Rites of Passage - 2009 
Texas Engineering Extension Service Leadership Symposium

Michigan Fire Inspectors Educational Seminar - 2008
Michigan Fire Inspectors Society

American Medical Association PRA Category 1 Credits (28.0)
American Burn Association - 2007

National Incident Management System, NIMS 700 - 2006
Federal Emergency Management Agency

Computer Security Training - 2005
Department of Homeland Security

VCOS: Symposium in the Sun - 2005
International Association of Fire Chiefs

Fire-Rescue International - 2005
International Association of Fire Chiefs 

Officer and Labor Symposium - 2005
Responder OLS

Officer Leadership Symposium - 2004
Responder Publications

Raisers Edge - 2003
Blackbaud 

Investing for the Future, a Non-Profit Approach - 2002
Langan and Associates, PC

Annual Gifts Seminar - 2001
Pride Philanthropy

Delivering on the Digital Promise,
E-business Solutions for State and Local Governments - 2000
Executive Seminar Series, PMG Consulting, LLC and CISCO Systems

Working with Public Officials - 2000
Metropolitan Fire Chief's

Executive Leadership - 2000
Executive Fire Officer Program, National Fire Academy

Fire Chief's Survival Course - 1999
International Association of Fire Chief's

Executive Analysis of Fire Service Operations in Emergency Management - 1999
Executive Fire Officer Program, National Fire Academy 

Taking Care of Our Own - 1999
National Fallen Firefighter Foundation

Strategic Management of Change - 1998
Executive Fire Officer Program, National Fire Academy

Executive Development - 1997
Executive Fire Officer Program, National Fire Academy

Conflict Management and Resolution - 1997
Prince George's County Government 

Ethics in Government - 1997
Prince George's County Government

Finding the Funds for Information Technology - 1996
Cabletron Systems, Incorporated

Fire Department Accreditation - 1996
International Association of Fire Chief's

National Staff and Command School - 1995
Maryland Fire and Rescue Institute

Equity Conference - 1995
Maryland Fire and Rescue Institute

Legal Aspects of the Fire Service - 1994
University of Maryland, University College

Leadership Development Training - 1990
Prince George's County Fire Department

Leadership Development Forum - 1990
Prince George’s County Human Relations Commission

Company Officer Development II - 1988
International Society of Fire Service Instructors

Effective Management in the Fire Service - 1987
Prince George's County Fire Department 
Senior Management Institute Program

Computers in the Fire Service - 1986
International Society of Fire Service Instructors

Employee Assistance Program Seminar - 1985
Georgia Institute of Technology

Company Officer Development I - 1985
International Society of Fire Service Instructors

Stress Management in the Fire Service - 1985
Maryland Fire and Rescue Institute

Effective Management Practices - 1984
Prince George's Community College

Cross Cultural Counseling Seminar - 1983
Prince George's County Human Relations Commission

Fire Service Management Seminar - 1981
Prince George's County Fire Department 

Fire & Rescue Operational Training

Fire Department Safety Officers Conference - Annual Safety Forum 2009
Fire Department Safety Officers Association

Fire Department Safety Officers Conferencw - Fire Apparatus Symposium - 2009
Fire Department Safety Officers Association

Emergency Medical Technician, Refresher - 2008
State of Maryland

Courage to be Safe, Reducing Firefighter Line of Duty Deaths - 2007
Pennsylvania Fire & Emergency Services Institute

Boat Smart Course - 2006
United States Power Squadrons

Introduction to the Incident Command System, ICS 100 - 2006
Federal Emergency Management Agency

ICS for Single Resources and Initial Action Incidents, ICS 200 - 2006
Federal Emergency Management Agency

Emergency Medical Technician, Refresher - 2005
State of Maryland

Electronic Maryland Ambulance Information System - 2005
Maryland Institute for Emergency Medical Services Systems

Fire Department Safety Officers Conference - 2004
Fire Department Safety Officers Association

Emergency Vehicle Operations - 2003
United Communities Volunteer Fire Department

Emergency Medical Technician, Refresher - 2002
State of Maryland

Project Impact Summit - 2001
Federal Emergency Management Agency 

Project Impact Summit - 2000
Federal Emergency Management Agency

Tactical Considerations for Multi-Agency Mass Casualty Response - 2000
Responder Magazine

Emergency Services Challenges of Uncontrolled Urbanization - 2000
Metropolitan Fire Chiefs

Weapons of Mass Destruction, Response to Terrorism and Terrorism in America - 1999
International Association of Fire Chief's

Project Impact Summit '99 - 1999
Federal Emergency Management Agency

The Shooting at Columbine High School - 1999
International Association of Fire Chief's

International Disaster Management - 1999
Florida Emergency Medicine Foundation

Emergency Response to Terrorism - Self Study - 1998
National Fire Academy

Governor's Fire and Burn Safety Conference - 1998
State of Maryland

Integrated Emergency Management, All Hazards - 1997
Federal Emergency Management Agency

20th Annual Mid-Atlantic Burn Conference - 1997
Saint Barnabas Medical Center

Governor's Fire and Burn Safety Conference - 1997
State of Maryland

The Burning of Churches and other Houses of Worship - 1996
President's Partnership on Fire and Arson Protection

Tragedy in the Everglades, ValuJet 592 - 1996
Metro Dade Fire Rescue Department

Concepts of Fire Officer Effectiveness - 1996
International Association of Fire Chief's

O.S.H.A. Requirements on the Fire and Rescue Service - 1996
International Association of Fire Chief's

Response to Catastrophe - 1995
Maryland Fire and Rescue Institute

Infectious Control Procedures - 1992
Prince George's County Fire Department

Regional Mutual Aid Operations Plan - 1987
Washington Metropolitan Council of Governments

Governor's Safety Symposium - 1985
State of Maryland 

Officer Candidate School - 1985
Prince George's County Fire Department

Scott Breathing Apparatus Repair Technician - 1985
Prince George's County Fire Department

Basic Boating Course - 1984
Maryland Department of Natural Resources

Hazardous Materials Level II - 1984
Prince George's County Fire Department

Pesticide Applicator Symposium - 1984
United States Department of Agriculture

Silo Fire Fighting and Rescue - 1984
Maryland Fire and Rescue Institute

Fire Technician Training Program - 1982
Prince George's County Fire Department

Career Recruit School - 1978
Prince George's County Fire Department

Certificates Commission on Chief Fire Officer Designation
Chief Fire Officer - 2003-2006-2009,

Maryland Fire Service Personnel Qualifications Board,
National Board on Fire Service Professional Qualifications,

Fire Service Inspector Level I 1998,
Fire Service Instructor Level III 1997,
Fire Officer IV 1994,
Fire Fighter Level III 1989,

National Apprenticeship Training Committee,
Journeyman Fire / Medic 1981,
Journeyman Emergency Medical Technician 1980,

State of Maryland,
Emergency Medical Technician 1978

Date I started My Career 1974-03-13
Other Membership American Burn Association,
Institution of Fire Engineers,
International Association of Fire Chiefs Eastern Division,
International Association of Fire Fighters,
International Society of Fire Service Instructors, 
Maryland Fire Chiefs Association,
Maryland State Firemen's Association,
Metropolitan Fire Chiefs Association,
National Fire Protection Association,

Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks, Kent Island Lodge 2576,
National Fire Academy Alumni,
National Staff and Command School Alumni,
SPAAMFAA, Antique Fire Apparatus Club of America,
Tau Kappa Epsilon Fraternity Alumni,
The Phoenix Society for Burn Survivors,
University of Maryland University College Alumni

Service Awards Penn Well Fire Engineering Lifetime Achievement Award - 2010,
Prince George's County Fire/EMS Department Hall of Fame - 2010,
Fire Chiefs Award, United Communities Volunteer Fire Department - 2009,
Humanitarian Award, Wildland Firefighters Foundation - 2008,
Citizen of the Year, Kent Island Elks Lodge 2576 - 2007/2008,
Alan Brunacini Fire Services Executive Safety Award, IAFC - 2007,
Metropolitan Fire Chiefs' Presidents Award of Distinction - 2007,
Robert H. Shimer Administrator of the Year, MSFA - 2007,
Congressional Fire Services Institute, Fire Service Organization of the Year - 2003,
University of Maryland University College Distinguished Alumnus of the Year - 2003,
American Burn Association, Dr. John Moncrief Award - 2003,
Prince George's County Board Of Trade, Citizen of the Year - 2001,
National Conference for Community and Justice Brotherhood/Sisterhood Award - 2000,
United Way Community Service Award - 2000,
Fire House Magazine Heroic and Community Service Award - 1999, 1992, 1990,
NCCJ, Brotherhood and Sisterhood Community Service Award - 1999,
Prince George's County Chapter, American Red Cross Safety Partner Award - 1998,
Maryland State Firemen's Association Hall of Fame - 1998,
Prince George's County Silver Medal of Valor and Emergency Services Award - 1994,
Public Relations Association Award of Distinction 1990,
Human Relations Commission Community Service Award - 1989,
Prince George's County Fire Unit Citation Recipient, Twice, - 1989,
Prince George's County Fire Fighter of the Month - 1984, 1981
Positions Held Public Information Officer - 2008
Department of Emergency Services
Queen Anne's County, Maryland,

Treasurer - 2005
Maryland State Firemen's Association,

Vice President - 2007 thru 2010
Captain - 2006
United Communities Volunteer Fire Department
Romancoke, Maryland,

Lieutenant -1975
Monessen Volunteer Fire Department, Hose House #2, 
Hilltop Station - 1974
Monessen, Pennsylvania

Favorite Quote Be Safe.