The Middlebury Volunteer Fire Department is sponsoring a Training Seminar with FDNY Battalion Chief John J. Salka, Jr. on Sunday May 1st, 2011 in Southbury Connecticut.

John Salka is a battalion chief with FDNY with over 31 years of service. He is a contributing editor for Firehouse magazine and has also written for Fire Engineering, WNYF, Size-Up, and the Wharton Leadership Digest. His book, “First In Last Out, Leadership Lessons From The New York Fire Department” was* published in 2004 and is the basis for his new “Leadership” lecture series

This informative seminar will be held at the Southbury Crown Plaza Hotel on May 1st, and will cover the topics “Fire Ground Responsibility” and “Five Alarm Leadership.” The event is sponsored by the Middlebury Volunteer Fire Department, Middlebury CT.

For complete information and to download the event brochure and registration form, click on one of the links below:


8:00 AM - Registration
9:00 AM - Presentation Begins

A Free Hot Buffet Lunch Is Included.

Price: $75.00 / Person.

Pre-Registration is Encouraged.

The Southbury Crown Plaza Hotel is conveniently located right off exit 16 on I-84.

There will also be a free drawing to win fire fighter study software, courtesy of Knightlite Software.

This seminar is a fund raising event for the Middlebury Volunteer Fire Department, and truly a rare opportunity. We encourage our brothers and sisters throughout the state to attend.
James Redway

Knightlite Software

Middlebury Volunteer Fire Department