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Roger Carr will be presenting at our Iowa Society of Fire Service Instructor's conference in April 12th on Friday evening. Use our website to register for the conference. 

"We Are Our Brother's and Sister's Keeper"

This presentation presented by Roger Carr will be during our conference on Friday evening after our membership meeting and update from the International Society of Fire Service Instructors.

"An Old Timer's presentation on the Brotherhood/Sisterhood and passion for the Fire Service."

Roger Carr joined the Fire Service in 1973 and then the I.F.A. in 1974 when he turned 18. Roger is a member of the Holland/Colfax Township Fire Department and recently retired from Waterloo Fire as Training Officer after 25 years of service. Roger has more than 30 years of teaching experience, including teaching at the State Fire School in the PITS when the PITS were still in use.

From the Iowa Society of Fire Service Instructor, we are looking forward to Roger's presentation Friday evening April 12th 2024

We hope to see everyone there at our next conference !!

2024 Fire Service Instructors Conference. April 12-13, 2024

IaSFSI 2024 Conference Brochure

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Lodging Info:

Reserve your room at the Stoney Creek Hotel and Conference Center in Johnston, Iowa by calling 515-334-9000. The Hotel and Conference Center is located at 5291 Stoney Creek Court, Johnston, IA 50131. Room rate is $69 + tax


Brochure coming soon!

 To bill your fire department email billing information to:


Iowa Society of Fire Service Instructors 2024 Conference schedule:


Friday April 12, 2024

1-4pm Train the Trainer on the 2 Interior Fire Attack Simulators and the Mobile Breathing Apparatus Trailer

5pm Membership meeting with live streaming with Brian Zaites (ISFSI)


Saturday April 13, 2024

7-8am Check-in

8-830am Welcome

Doug Kolkman, President

Jess Dunn, FSTB Chief

Dan Wood, State Fire Marshal

Instructor of the Year Presentation 

830-12noon- Brian Kazmierzak

Teaching Modern Fire Behavior and Tactics- What an instructor needs to Know.

12-1pm lunch provided.

1-330pm Kim Curtis-Pashkowsky

Bottom-Up Training- Enhancing Instructor Skills with Robust Techniques

330-430pm Brian Kazmierzak

Evaluating the Effectiveness of your Training Program

430pm-wrap up End of Conference

This Conference is designed for ALL certified Instructors and those who provide training at the local level

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