Chief’s Clipboard – 20 Yrs of Ronny J. Coleman

Chiefs-Clipboard-20-Yrs-of-RJC-230x300A definitive collection of Chief Ronny J. Coleman’s writings.

A beloved, well-respected figure in the fire community, Chief Coleman has spent the last 20 years imparting his wisdom in the pages of Fire Chief  magazine. Chief’s Clipboard collects 100 of the most influential columns from Chief Coleman’s writings. These columns address a broad range of issues – from leadership, to health and safety, to succession planning – tat all fire chiefs face in the course of their daily work. Many of the columns reflect actual events and critical turning pints in the careers of firefighters moving up through the ranks.

Chief’s Clipboard offers sound advice on how fire chiefs should develop their leadership, engage their staff, survive political situations within their organizations and communities, take care of themselves, and bring honor to the profession. Chief Coleman’s real-world approach and his ability to summon the future of the fire service and place it in a context that all can understand make this an invaluable addition to any fire chief’s reading list.

Ronny J. Coleman, Chief’s Clipboard – 20 Years of Ronny J. Coleman, (2006), Jones and Bartlett Publishers, ISBN: 13:978-0-7637-3616-3

A definitive collection of Chief Ronny J. Coleman’s writings. A beloved, well-respected figure in the fire community, Chief Coleman has spent the last 20 years imparting his wisdom in the pages of Fire Chief  magazine. Chief’s Clipboard collects 100 of the most influential columns from Chief Coleman’s writings. These columns address a broad range of issues – […]

About the Author

Ron Coleman

Ron Coleman

State Fire Marshal for the State of California (retired)

Chief Ronny J. Coleman is the retired State Fire Marshal for the State of California. He has received a Masters of Arts Degree in Vocational Education from Cal State Long Beach, a Bachelors of Science Degree in Political Science from Cal State Fullerton and an Associate of Arts Degree in Fire Science from Rancho Santiago College. Chief Coleman proudly served in the United States Marine Corps.

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