2022 Louis E. Hebert and Tom Riddle Leadership Seminar

The Texas State Association of Fire Fighters and the Professional Fire Fighters of Oklahoma are proud to present the 2022 Louis E. Hebert and Tom Riddle Leadership Seminar at the Tanglewood Resort at Lake Texoma, Texas from May 31 to June 3. This event will provide opportunities for event sponsors to reach fire fighter leaders from both states.

The event honors retired fire fighter Louis Hebert and the late Tom Riddle, two of the nation’s greatest advocates for fire fighters, and will benefit the IAFF 11th District Benevolent Fund, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. Classes will include labor-management panel, member engagement, PAC basics, peer support, budgeting/audits, grievances, FLSA, communications, parliamentary procedure, and IAFF and state discussion.

Dates
May 31 - June 3, 2022
Golf Tournament - May 31, 2022 @ 1pm
Registration
$75.00 per person prior to May 13, 2022, and $100.00 thereafter.
Location
Tanglewood Resort & Conference Center
290 Tanglewood Circle
Pottsboro, Texas 75076
Hotel Information

Rooms have been blocked at a special rate of $119.00 per night plus tax, single or double.

Reservations may be made by calling (903) 786-2968 and pressing 1 for the front desk. When speaking to the front desk, reference OK TX Leadership Meeting--TX State Assoc of Firefighters.

Our room block and rate expire on May 9, 2022, so please make your reservations early.

Leadership Classes

  • PAC Basics
    (Chase Fruge and Michael Korb)

    Basics of starting and operating a PAC in OK/TX

  • FLSA
    (Michael Glynn)

    Understanding Fair Labors Standard Act

  • Grievances
    (Rafael Torres and David Taylor)

    How to handle Local grievances

  • Crisis Management: Preparing for the Inevitable
    (Erin Powers and Braden Frame)

    Planning guidance and tips for firefighter leaders who will face and must manage crises

  • Budgeting/Audits
    (Brandon Day)

    How to build and operate a Local budget and conduct an end-of-year financial review

  • Peer Support
    (Chris Hale, Bill Crews and Justin Hackworth)
    Developing and leading your Local's Peer Support program
  • Building a Political Program
    (Chase Fruge, Mike Stevens and Jason Dunnington)
    How to develop a stronger political program for your Local
  • Member engagement
    (Michael Glynn, Mike Silva and Brian Wilcox)
    Panel discussion of challenges of and solutions for membership engagement
  • Parliamentary Procedure
    (David Riggs)
    Review of essential parliamentary procedures
  • IAFF and State Discussion
    (Sandy McGhee, Ricky Burns and John Riddle)

    Q&A with state and IAFF leaders

Event Sponsorships

Presenting

$10,000
  • Full-page conference program ad
  • Reference as presenting sponsor on conference
    program cover
  • Conference table
  • Breakout presentation
  • Golf tournament table
  • Three-person golf tournament entry
  • Full-page ad in TSAFF FIRE FIGHTER magazine

Welcome Reception Sponsor

$5,000
  • Full-page conference program ad
  • Recognition at reception
  • Conference table
  • Breakout presentation
  • Full-page ad in TSAFF FIRE FIGHTER magazine

Platinum

$5,000
  • Full-page conference program ad
  • Conference table
  • Breakout presentation
  • Three-person golf tournament entry
  • Full-page ad in TSAFF FIRE FIGHTER magazine

Gold

$2,000
  • Full-page conference program ad
  • Conference table
  • Breakout presentation

Silver

$1,000
  • Half-page conference program ad
  • Conference table

Bronze

$500
  • Quarter-page conference program ad
  • Conference table

Golf Tournament Sponsorships

Golf Tournament Snack Sponsor

$750
  • Tournament table
  • Tee-box sign

Golf Tournament Hole Sponsor

$250
  • Tee-box sign

*Or six signs for $1,000

Leadership Schedule

Tuesday, May 31, 2022

1:00 PM
Golf Tournament

Location: Golf Course

6:30 PM
Reception

Wednesday, June 1, 2022

8:30 AM - 10 AM
General Session

Location: Maritime Ballroom

Session 1

10:30 AM - 12 PM
Membership
Engagement

Location: Maritime Ballroom
Instructors: Michael Glynn, Mike Silva and Brian Wilcox

PAC Basics

Location: Harbour Room
Instructors: Chase Fruge and Michael Korb

Grievences

Location: Quarterdeck
Instructors: Rafael Torres and David Taylor

Budgeting/Audits

Location: Galley
Instructors: Brandon Day

Session 2

1:30 PM - 3 PM
IAFF/State Discussion

Location: Maritime Ballroom
Instructors: Sandy McGhee, Ricky Burns and John Riddle

Building a Political
Program

Location: Harbour Room
Instructors: Chase Fruge, Mike Stevens and Jason Dunnington

Parliamentary
Procedure

Location: Quarterdeck
Instructors: David Riggs

Peer Support
Programs

Location: Galley
Instructors: Chris Hale, Bill Crews and Justin Hackworth

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
MDA

Location: Harbour Room
Instructors: Becky Prine

Thursday, June 2, 2022

Session 3

8:30 AM - 10 AM
Understanding
FLSA

Location: Maritime Ballroom
Instructors: Michael Glynn

PAC Basics

Location: Harbour Room
Instructors: Chase Fruge and Michael Korb

Crisis
Management

Location: Quarterdeck
Instructors: Erin Powers and Braden Frame

Budgeting/Audits

Location: Galley
Instructors: Brandon Day

Session 4

10:30 AM - 12 PM
Understanding
FLSA

Location: Maritime Ballroom
Instructors: Michael Glynn

Building a Political
Program

Location: Harbour Room
Instructors: Chase Fruge, Mike Stevens and Jason Dunnington

Crisis
Management

Location: Quarterdeck
Instructors: Erin Powers and Braden Frame

Parliamentary
Procedure

Location: Galley
Instructors: David Riggs

Session 5

1:30 PM - 3 PM
IAFF/State Discussion

Location: Maritime Ballroom
Instructors: Sandy McGhee, Ricky Burns and John Riddle

Membership
Engagement

Location: Harbour Room
Instructors: Michael Glynn, Mike Silva and Brian Wilcox

Grievences

Location: Quarterdeck
Instructors: Rafael Torres and David Taylor

Peer Support
Programs

Location: Galley
Instructors: Chris Hale, Bill Crews and Justin Hackworth

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
MDA

Location: Harbour Room
Instructors: Becky Prine

Friday, June 3, 2022

9 AM - 12 PM
Labor/Management
Panel

Location: Maritime Ballroom