Guest Instructors/Speakers that will be attending our Truck Company Operations Class In March.
CHIEF DONALD HAYDE ( Retired FDNY )
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 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.