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ASSP Region VI 2022 PDC

Registration Is Now Open…
for the 36th Annual Region VI PDC on September 14-16, 2022 at the Kingston Plantation Resort in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina with Virtual Pre-conference Workshops on September 12 & 13.

Register Now – Click Here.

Event Schedule

Sponsors and Exhibitors – Register Early to Exhibit in front of 300+ of the Region’s Top Safety Professionals. Secure your Sponsorship or Exhibit booth today – Click Here.

Register Early by 7/1/2022 & Save

  • Register as an Attendee (save $50) – Click here
  • Register as a Sponsor/Exhibitor (save $250) – Click here
  • Sponsor/Exhibitor Opportunities PDF – Click here

Group Discounts – Additional discounts are available for Groups of 3 or more, Save $200 each, e-mail for more details.

CEUs – Attendees will receive 1.2* Continuing Education Unit (CEU) Credits for attending the live 2022 PDC on Wednesday – Friday. An additional 1.6* CEU Credits are available for attending the Virtual Pre-Conference Sessions on Monday and Tuesday (*pending approval).

If you have any questions, please contact Erika May via email or call 661-472-6591.

Daryl See
Region VI PDC Committee ChairASSP Region VI Conference Website

Jack Sullivan is 2021 Region VI SPY Recipient

Congratulations to John “Jack” Sullivan on being named Region VI SPY recipient!

Jack became a firefighter and EMS provider in 1972 and eventually served the Paoli (PA) Fire Co. as Deputy Chief. He has also served as a firefighter in Chesterfield County, VA, and as Lt. and Safety Officer for Lionville (PA) Fire-Rescue. Although retired from active emergency response after 23 years of service, Jack now serves as the Director of Training for the Emergency Responder Safety Institute ( Jack is a member of the Safety, Health and Survival Section of the International Assoc. of Fire Chiefs (IAFC), the International Society of Fire Service Instructors (ISFSI), and the Fire Department Safety Officers Association (FDSOA). He is a Principal Member of the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) Technical Committee for Traffic Incident Management Professional Qualifications which developed NFPA 1091: Standard for Traffic Incident Management Professional Qualifications (2019). In January of 2018 Jack was selected to receive the 2018 Fire Dept. Safety Officers Assoc. (FDSOA) Dave Dodson Lifetime Service Award and in April of 2019 Jack was recognized with an “Excellence in Instruction” Award from the International Society of Fire Service Instructors (ISFSI).

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Colonial Virginia Chapter Achieves Gold Level

The ASSP Colonial Virginia Chapter has achieved Gold level recognition for the 2019-2020 year.

“This year provided a new challenge and ASSP chapters adapted to the realities this situation created to protect the health and well-being of their members and local communities,” said ASSP Senior Manager of Communities Arielle Semmel.

“All your efforts benefited your chapter members and the safety profession as a whole. The chapters achievement of this level of success is greatly appreciated by ASSP,” Semmel said.