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News Release
DPSST Fire Policy Committee Meeting Scheduled - 11/09/17

For Immediate Release
November 9, 2017
Contact: Mona Riesterer
(503) 378-2431
NOTICE OF REGULAR MEETING
The Fire Policy Committee of the Board on Public Safety Standards and Training will hold a regular meeting at 9:00 a.m. on December 5, 2017. The meeting will be held in the Boardroom at the Oregon Public Safety Academy located at 4190 Aumsville Hwy SE, Salem, Oregon. The meeting location is accessible to persons with disabilities. A request for an interpreter for the hearing impaired or for other accommodations for persons with disabilities should be made before the meeting by calling the contact listed above.

Dial-in number: 888-398-2342 and Participant code: 4256088

If you dial-in for the meeting, please mute your phone unless you are addressing the group. Doing so will enable you to hear the meeting more effectively.

Agenda items:
1. *Election of New Chair/Vice Chair

2. Introductions

3. *Minutes
Approve minutes from the May 24, 2017 Fire Policy Committee meeting

4. *Public Comment Received -- Staff Recommendation; Proposed Administrative Rules -- NFPA 1002 Standards for Fire Apparatus Driver/Operator Professional Qualification OAR 259-009-0005 & OAR 259-009-0062
Presented by Julie Olsen-Fink

5. *Proposed Rule Change for OAR 259-009-0005 & 259-009-0062 NFPA 1006 Standards for Technical Rescue Personnel Professional Qualifications
Presented by Julie Olsen-Fink


6. *Proposed Rule Change for OAR 259-009-0062 NFPA 1031 Standard for Professional Qualifications for Fire Inspector and Plan Examiner & NFPA 1033 Standard for Professional Qualifications for Fire Investigator
Presented by Julie Olsen-Fink

7. *Proposed Rule Change for OAR 259-009-0062 NFPA 1035 Standard for Professional Qualifications for Fire & Life Safety Educator, NFPA Public Information Officer, NFPA Youth Firesetter Intervention Specialist and NFPA Youth Firesetter Program Manager, Edition of 2015
Presented by Julie Olsen-Fink

8. *Proposed Rule Change for OAR 259-009-0005 & 259-009-0062 NFPA 1072 Standard for Hazardous Materials/Weapons of Mass Destruction Emergency Response Personnel Professional Qualifications
Presented by Julie Olsen-Fink

9. *Administrative Closures
Presented by Kayla Ballrot

10. * Lathrom, Timothy DPSST #16556 -- Sumner Rural Fire Protection District; NFPA Fire Fighter I
Presented by Kayla Ballrot

11. *Pingree, Brian DPSST #35030 -- NFPA Fire Fighter I
Presented by Kayla Ballrot

12. *Pruitt, Lori J. DPSST #34341 -- Sumpter Fire Department; NFPA Fire Fighter I
Presented by Kayla Ballrot

13. Department Update

14. Next scheduled FPC meeting -- February 28, 2018 @ 9:00 a.m.


Administrative Announcement
This is a public meeting, subject to the public meeting law and it will be recorded. Deliberation of issues will only be conducted by Fire Policy Committee members unless permitted by the Chair. Individuals who engage in disruptive behavior that impedes official business will be asked to stop being disruptive or leave the meeting. Additional measures may be taken to have disruptive individuals removed if their continued presence poses a safety risk to the other persons in the room or makes it impossible to continue the meeting.

## Background Information on the DPSST ##

The Department of Public Safety Standards and Training (DPSST) operates the Oregon Public Safety Academy which spans more than 235 acres in Salem. The Academy is nationally recognized for its innovative training programs and active stakeholder involvement. Eriks Gabliks serves as the Director, and Sheriff Jason Myers of the Marion County Sheriff's Office serves as the Chair of the Board. The department implements minimum standards established by the Board for the training and certification of more than 40,000 city, tribal, county and state law enforcement officers, corrections officers, parole and probation officers, fire service personnel, telecommunicators, emergency medical dispatchers and private security providers.

DPSST provides training to more than 25,000 students each year throughout Oregon and at the Oregon Public Safety Academy in Salem: certifies qualified officers at various levels from basic through executive; certifies qualified instructors; and reviews and accredits training programs throughout the state based on standards established by the Board.

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