- Be the Master of Your Fate
- Don’t Let the Future Happen to You – Plan for it
- Interim Chiefs: Babysitters or substitute teachers?
- Of Cost and Competencies
- Philosopher-chief: Ronny J. Coleman
- Principles of Stewardship
- Relay Your Message and Pass the Baton
- Revisiting the scene can be a good thing
- Staying in the Box is OK
- Strive to be a Purple Cow
- The volunteer fire service as told by Darwin
- The Badge
- Votes of No Confidence
- What Kind of Leader Do You See in the Mirror
- Who Moved the Finish Line?
About the Author
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.
This study was concerned with the evolution of the California fire service education and training system. Using the documentary research method, the study was based on an analysis of information obtained from official records; minutes of meetings; newspapers,...
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...
Every young man has a period in life when he wants to be a firefighter. Normally, it strikes his fancy in the early years when is is greatly impressed with the clamor and excitement associated with a fire apparatus clanging and the banging its way down the street....
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