September 10, 2014

Topic: Evolution of the Fire Service through Technology

Cedar Falls Fire Chief John-Paul Schilling, EFO will discuss some of the technology utilized by the Cedar Falls fire department in fighting fires.

Speaker: Fire Chief John Schilling

Fire Chief John-Paul Schilling was appointed to serve the City of Cedar Falls as Chief of the Cedar Falls Fire Department on December 12, 2008. Prior to that, he served on the Ankeny, Iowa Fire Department as Deputy Chief. Schilling also served with the Eufaula Fire Department in Eufaula, Alabama, and Ozark Fire Department in Ozark, Alabama beginning in 1989.

Schilling’s education includes paramedic certification, a Bachelor of Science degree in Public Administration with emphasis on Fire Science from Upper Iowa University and is a graduate of the Executive Fire Officer Program at the National Fire Academy.

Tour: After the presentation, there will be a tour of the Cedar Falls Fire Station.

Program Chair: Gary Dorhout

Price: $15.00 per person (includes tax, tip & room rent)


Social period: 6:00 P.M.

Dinner: 6:30 P.M.

Location: “Against The Grain” Restaurant, Cedar Falls Clarion Inn 5826 University Ave., Cedar Falls 50613.

Dinner Reservations can be made 2 ways:

1. : (preferred)

2. Phone number (319-292-8178)

Please make reservations by 3:00 PM, Monday 8 September 2014. Guests are always welcome.

Checks to purchase meals from the Clarion Inn should be made out to “Clarion Inn.”

Dues: Member dues of $10.00 may be sent to the Treasurer, Kenneth Friend, 1112 W. 4th St., Cedar Falls, Iowa 50613-2430 (ph 319-277-2312) or paid at the meeting. E-mail: Checks for membership to the Waterloo technical Society should be made out to the “Waterloo Technical Society”.