Guest Instructors/Speakers that will be attending our Truck Company Operations Class In March.



Chief Hayde was appointed to the FDNY in 1977 and through his career worked on Ladder 16, Ladder 26, Lieutenant on Ladder 147, Ladder 111, Captain on Squad 1 and retired as a Rescue Battalion Chief in 2018. Has been a volunteer firefighter from 1977-present and a Instructor for Nassau Country Fire Service Academy from 1982-present. He has a AAS degree from Nassau Community College with a BA degree from Queens College. Chief served our country as a US Marine 1972-1975.


Mike Lombardo

MIKE LOMBARDO is a 34-year veteran of the fire service and was the Commissioner/Chief of Department of the Buffalo Fire Department from 2006 to 2010. He is a New York State fire instructor and was a member of the development team for New York State firefighter survival and rapid intervention programs. Lombardo is a two-time Firehouse® Magazine heroism award recipient (1988 and 1994). He is an instructor on fire tactics, live fire attack, firefighter survival and command throughout the United States.