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He’s the real deal High Energy, Educational, Entertaining, and without the FLUFF!

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Fasten Your Seatbelt and Enjoy the Ride!

Chief Rufer is one of the Hottest speakers on the conference circuit today. Training planners love Chief Rufer and bring him back year-after-year for his fast-paced, content-rich programs that keep audiences on the edge of their seats.

Chief Rufer delivers training to firefighters, company officers, and chiefs, locally, regionally, and nationally. He is a thought leader on a wide range of topics — providing audiences with the tools to become more innovative in their approach to fire ground operations, the design of training programs, and recruiting volunteers.

What makes Chief Rufer unique is the “genuine” factor. Audiences always relate to his experiences, struggles and lessons. But what knocks your socks off is his impeccable delivery. Chief Rufer’s programs combine a down-to-earth attitude with a colorful artistic streak. Comments from audience members such as, “I can’t wait to take this back to my department and drill on it,” “Great class, I learned alot” and, “nice to see a volunteer that cares,” are a testament to his effectiveness and style.

He is the author of HELP Wanted: Volunteer Recruitment and Retention which has helped many departments improve their training and recruitment efforts.

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Excellent as usual!

As he has in the past, Al Rufer brought a no-nonsense, information filled presentation to our department. In a matter of four hours, he took guys that had never been in a leadership postion and made them feel comfortable being stuck in the officers seat. If your department is like ours, any given day, any given firefighter may find themselves in that seat. Knowing the scene will start smoothly and run fine until command shows up is a great feeling. I feel so strongly that every firefighter needs to take the TEN-23 class, that my department will be sponsoring this class for all area FF later this year. I urge everyone to attend and see what a 360 can do for you!

Randy Baysinger Fire Chief
Stockton Fire Department

Great Class!

Chief Rufer Is very passionate about the Fire Service. In class he makes sure you know what to look for when doing a 360 in every aspect. He has so many tricks and tips in his toolbox that he passes on to everyone. There was never a dull moment with all of the knowledge he gives you. I didn’t want to put my pen down for fear I would miss something.
The training that he has done, I feel he has taken his volunteer status to another level. Teaching one Firefighter at a time. Great Class and amazing speaker. Job well done , Keep up the good work and the City of Monroe should be glad to have you on board.
Thanks again Chief Rufer

Brien Cleary, Safety Officer
Darlington Fire Department, WI

GOOD STUFF, that can be applied immediately – Training Officer Boot Camp

Al does a great job at “keeping it real” for all levels of firefighter services. His ideas are GREAT, and he explains them all very well. I will certainly be passing this on to both of the fire departments that I am a member of. Thanks Al for some good stuff that can be applied immediately.

Rick Feiner, Lieutenant

Mazomainie Fire Department

Rick Feiner, Lieutenant
Mazomanie Fire

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