This workshop will provide participants with a better understanding of the Principles of Building Life Safety, which forms the foundation.
Donald Kembel has more than 25 years of experience in the fire service paired with technical expertise of fire safety in the municipal and unorganized areas. Donald currently serves in the Inspection and Enforcement Unit, Field Advisory Services, Office of the Fire Marshal and Emergency Management. Donald had many years of experience coming from Shuniah Fire and Emergency Services progressively working his way up to Deputy Fire Chief. Donald has been with OFMEM for more than 12 years as a Fire Protection Specialist.
In the Inspection and Enforcement Unit Donald provides service through engaging in monitoring, advise and assist activities. Paired with his ability to communicate effectively, he has developed a strong rapport with team members and stakeholders. As an Instructor, he shares his knowledge and expertise in the areas of inspection, firefighting, enforcement and leadership decision-making.
Donald’s formal education includes a Bachelor of Arts majoring in History and Political Science.
Brenda A. Belmore is a member of the Kiashke Zaaging Anishinaabek (Gull Bay First Nation). Brenda had joined the Office of the Fire Marshal and Emergency Management in April 2011.As an administrative assistant in the Northwest Regional Office she provides administrative support to management and staff in a wide range of activities in the OFMEM. Much of her experience with the office is administration for the Northern Fire Protection Program, distribution of public education and the Northern Inspection Program. Brenda is a team member that services the north and unincorporated areas.
Brenda’s formal education includes administration in three areas – Office, Business and Public. As a facilitator, Brenda has engaged in the Cultural Awareness Training workshop which focused on the growing number of Indigenous groups in Canada to initiate meaningful discussion.
Focusing on administrative services and lifelong learning, Brenda continues to engage in innovative ways for contributing to her studies and profession.