Bio:Tim Meister joined IFSI in 1999 first as a stoker and later as a Field Instructor and was advanced to East Central Illinois Regional Representative in 2012. In that role Tim is responsible for working with departments in 17 counties to ensure all firefighters have access to Cornerstone training. He is qualified in more than 15 skillsets for training and is has taught Certified Firefighter II Academy since 2002. He is regularly called upon to teach tower burns, acquired house burns and many other classes.
Tim currently serves as a Captain for the Charleston (Illinois) Fire Department. Prior to joining the Charleston department, Tim was a volunteer firefighter with the Edge-Scott Fire Protection District in Urbana for 10 years.