Illinois Fire Service Institute


IFSI Associate Director Receives Lifetime Recognition Award

IFSI Associate Director, John (Mac) McCastland, is the recipient of the Illinois Society of Fire Service Instructors 2017 Instructor of the Year - Lifetime Recognition Award. Board President Brian Thompson announced the award noting Chief Mac, "is a true leader in the fire service and recognized throughout the State of Illinois and the USA. Chief Mac's passion is in training both as a student and as an instructor.  Chief Mac blends a mix of his life through training by way of utilizing his experiences as a United Sates Marine and as a Firefighter / Chief officer."

Chief McCastland will receive the award at the organization's annual banquet and training conference in February.

Congratulations, Chief Mac! This accomplishment is well deserved.



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