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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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TEN-23 helped us raise $4,000

We were looking for training that was fresh and practical when Al presented the idea of his “Host a Class” program. The county association sponsored the event and our department was the host location. It was a packed house with nearly 80 people attending. Al is fun, sincere, and delivers his material in a manner that everyone can understand and relate to.

We can’t wait to bring him back!

Bryan Marr, Fire Chief
Mineral Point Fire Department

Training Officer Boot Camp – Volunteer Department

A well-prepared and informative class. The Hands-On portion of the class was really helpful. Since the class I have applied what I’ve learned to my fire department and it’s gone over real good. I find that my training is more organized and my members are taking the traing more seriously. They like knowing what to expect for each training and are much better prepared. There is better use of time.
Thanks for your help it was well worth it!
John P Vilanj, Training Officer

Troy Center Fire Department, East Troy WI

John P. Vilanj, Training Officer
Troy Center Fire Department, WI

A Must See

The TEN-23 class is well worth the time to attend. About three weeks after the class our department was paged to a house fire. While en-route to the scene I remembered the term “TWO” (Time of Day, Water, Occupant). I requested mutual-Aid for manpower and tenders. Once on scene I immediately did the 60-second walk around using “BURNER” that Al taught us. As I was finishing my walk around and giving the report to the communications center our Chief arrived on scene. He said he heard the report and had a clear picture of what we had. The call went exceptionably well, as for the word “BURNER”, well you will just have to attend Al’s class to find out the answer!

Charles W. Nye, Asst. Chief
Cobb Fire Department

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