Mission Statement:To provide effective leadership and education to fire and emergency service instructors in the State of Ohio.
Vision Statement: To be recognized and respected as one of the premier fire and emergency service organizations offering the highest quality or educational excellence to Ohio's fire service. 
Single Annual Membership to OSFSI - $40 When paying with Paypal please list instructors name or attendees name as the buyer. Please complete and mail you application. Thank You


David S. Belcher


Vice President

Jeremy Linn
Cell: 937-244-0151



Charlie Dixon
Cell: 740-403-6034


Area Director A (Southeast)

Brent Gates
Work: 740-255-6387



Area Director B (Northeast)

Mike Raymond
Work 330-201-1059

Area Director C (Northwest)

Thomas D. Bentley

Cell: 419-266-1760


Area Director D (Southwest)

Brian Leciejewski

Cell: 937-408-0680


Area Director E (At Large)

Jack Smith
Ohio Fire Academy
8895 E. Main St.
Reynoldsburg, OH 43068
Work: 614-644-0523

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2020 Calendar of OSFSI Events:


OSFSI will once again be sending a delegation to the annual Congressional Fire Services Institute annual emergency service event, Washington, D.C. in April.

  • May 16, 2020 – “Annual Spring Meeting” Free Continuing Education

     Agenda TBA

    OHIO Weekend – Annual National Fire Academy Experience July 24th - July 26th.

Registration Deadline is MAY 29th, 2020 - “FIRM”

  • Sponsorship of a program at the annual Ohio Fire and Rescue Officer Development Conference July 16-20, 2020 @ Columbus Hilton Easton 

  • 2020 Annual Instructor Development Symposium @ the Ohio Fire Academy October 15th or 16th, 2020

Ohio Weekend at the National Fire Academy 2020 - July 24th - July 26th. Please use attendees name as buyer when using paypal



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