IFSI Staff

james conn

Northeast Illinois

(217) 333-0281

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Joined IFSI in 1998.
Served 30+ years as fulltime firefighter for Palatine Fire Department. Retired in 2018 as Battalion Chief.

Northeast Illinois Regional Representative.
Lead Instructor and curriculum development for Hazardous Materials, SWMDT member and advisor, NIPAS advisor, Engine Co. Ops, Fire Officer, Coordinated Fire Attack, LPG, Basic Ops Firefighter Academy, Active Shooter Incident Management, Violent Event School Reunification, International Program Manager.

Western Illinois University - Bachelor of Science, 1986.