New MU FRTI Regional Training Coordinator Announced

Posted on: 2 July 2010

Director David E. Hedrick of the University of Missouri's Fire & Rescue Training Institute (MU FRTI) has announced a new Regional Training Coordinator for the Institute for Region G. Mr. Roy Sims of West Plains, Missouri is the new interim Training Coordinator in Region G. 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 260,000 student instructional hours of training each year to firefighters and emergency responders.

Mr. Sims is an Assistant Chief with the West Plains Fire Department, and is the Fire Fighters Association of Missouri (FFAM) Coordinator for Region 9. He has been an Adjunct Instructor with MU FRTI since 2003. Mr. Sims will be responsible for coordinating training courses in Region G (south-central Missouri) which includes the counties of Carter, Douglas, Howell, Oregon, Ozark, Reynolds, Shannon, Texas, and Wright.

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