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Fire Service Executive Assistants Leadership Conference 2024

Join your peers for a dynamic conference focused on developing essential leadership skills for fire service administrative assistants.

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Very amazing!

"Every speaker hit the nail on the head ‚Äúon‚ÄĚ what I needed to hear to grow personally and professionally."

This was a very enjoyable conference.

"Being new to the fire industry this conference has helped me immensely the past 2 years."

Best conference I have ever attended!

"From the venue, to the speakers, to the personal touch from all of you! Thank you! Please do more!"


About the conference


Connect with peers, build relationships, and explore collaborative ideas to improve your department.


Gain practical tools and strategies to excel in your role and contribute to your department's success.


Learn from experienced fire service leaders and administrative professionals who will share their insights.


Join us for one of our 2024 Conferences

Perrysburg, OH

September 4-6th 2024

Are you ready to ignite your potential and take your career to new heights? Join us for the 3rd Annual Sixth Bugle Leadership Conference, in Perrysburg, Ohio.

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La Crosse, WI

September 24-26th 2024

Are you a fire service executive assistant looking for a chance to enhance your leadership skills? Look no further than the Sixth Bugle Leadership Conference in beautiful La Crosse, Wisconsin!

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Featured Speakers

Christie Hensler

Christie Hensler is a master of conquering life's challenges and using the wisdom gained from her own journey to inspire others through speaking, writing, and coaching.

Speaking at: Perrysburg, OH, and La Crosse, WI, Conferences

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Rudy Ruiz


Retired Fire Chief Rudy Ruiz began his fire service career in 1991 as a full-time firefighter in Sandusky, Ohio. 

Speaking at: Perrysburg, OH, and La Crosse, WI, Conferences

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Jonathan Downes

Jonathan Downes is an accomplished labor and employment law attorney with extensive experience in Ohio.

Speaking at: Perrysburg, OH, Conference

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Dr. Humaira Lateef

Dr. Lateef is a board-certified Family Medicine physician, a Fellow of American Academy of Family Medicine, with a certification in culinary Medicine.

Speaking at: Perrysburg, OH, Conference

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Aaron Lipski

Fire Chief Aaron Lipski leads the Milwaukee Fire Department, bringing a rich background to his role. A fourth-generation firefighter, Lipski joined MFD in 1997 and ascended through every rank.

Speaking at: La Crosse, WI, Conference

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Thomas Thibodeau

Thibodeau is a husband, father, grandfather, teacher, and an active community member from Wisconsin Rapids who has done nothing since coming to Viterbo in 1984 but inspire students and change the world.

Speaking at: La Crosse, WI, Conference

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Traci Tauferner

Strategic provider of advanced conditioning, testing, and rehabilitation services to tactical units, industry, and municipalities.

Speaking at: La Crosse, WI, Conference

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Workshop Topics

Length was perfection.

"Location was great. I really like that many presenters participated with the entire conference and were available the entire time."

That was great.

"You really put together a conference where one topic built on the next."

"Content was very relevant and helpful tools to use in everyday life. Although we all have different roles - everyone can apply the content."


Conference Agenda

Perrysburg, OH

September 4-6th 2024

La Crosse, WI

September 24-26th 2024

La Crosse, WI

September 24-26th 2024


Registration and Fees

Early Bird Registration



Early Bird registration fee before August 1, 2024.

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Regular Registration



After August 1st Registration Fee is $297

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Group Discounts Available


Contact us for special rates for groups of 5 or more.

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Networking Opportunities

Social Events

Mix and mingle with peers at our welcome reception and gala dinner.

Mentoring Sessions

Connect with experienced fire service leaders for one-on-one guidance.

Roundtable Discussions

Engage in small group discussions on hot topics and best practices.


Sponsorship Opportunities

Supporter Level Sponsor 

- $100

  • Recognition on our website
  • Recognition for our conference publications

Patron Level Sponsor

- $200

  • All Supporter-Level features
  • Special recognition from the stage at the event

Benefactor Level Sponsor

- $500

  • All Patron-Level features
  • Sponsor one of the event speakers

Leadership Circle Level Sponsor

- $1,000

  • -All Benefactor Level features
  • Choice of co-sponsoring name badges, meals and snacks, event lanyards
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