Director David E. Hedrick of the University of Missouri's Fire & Rescue Training Institute (MU FRTI) has announced the appointment of a new Regional Training Coordinator for the Institute for Region H. Angie K. Jones of Maryville, Missouri is the new Training Coordinator in Region H. Regional Training Coordinator positions are part-time positions within the Institute. MU FRTI is a unit within the Division of Extension at the University and is charged with the responsibility for providing comprehensive continuing education training to Missouri's fire service and emergency response personnel. MU FRTI delivers approximately 300,000 student instructional hours of training each year to firefighters and emergency responders.
Jones is a Fire Science Instructor with Hillyard Technical Center, and volunteer firefighter with Maryville Department of Public Safety/Fire Division (DPS/FD). She is also a former training officer for Maryville DPS/FD. She has been an Adjunct Instructor with MU FRTI since 2002. Jones will be responsible for coordinating training courses in Region H (north-west Missouri) which includes the counties of Andrew, Atchison, Buchanan, Caldwell, Clinton, Daviess, DeKalb, Gentry, Grundy, Harrison, Holt, Livingston, Mercer, Nodaway, Worth. Regarding Jones' appointment as a Regional Training Coordinator, MU FRTI Director Hedrick said, "Angie is a dedicated fire instructor who brings a high level of knowledge and experience to the job. She has a proven record of excellence in training, and we look forward to Angie's continued work with the Institute in this new job position."
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