Leading Unfiltered: Women & Minority Leadership in the Fire Service
Join Chief Shelly Carter (she just got a promotion!) and Dr. Candice McDonald for an inside discussion on women & minority leadership in the fire service. Course takeaways include an overview of the current state of women and minorities in the volunteer fire service, ways to promote leadership opportunities for qualified women and minorities, and methods for being an intentional champion of women and minorities in leadership positions.
Dr. Candice McDonald has served her community for over a decade as a firefighter, EMT, EMS Officer, CE Instructor, Fire Inspector, and PIO. She is the 2nd Vice President for the Cumberland Valley Volunteer Firemen’s Association, trustee with Women in Fire, member of the FDIC/Fire Engineering Advisory Board, and serves the NVFC as a Fire Corps State Advocate. She works for NASA in the Office of Protective Services as a special agent, physical security specialist, and contracting officer representative. She is an adjunct professor for Eastern Gateway Community College. She holds a Doctor of Business Administration with a specialty in homeland security, a master’s in organizational leadership, a bachelor’s in organizational management and an associate’s in human services.