Len Papp

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OMFPOA clothing at the Symposium!

As a member of the Ontario Municipal Prevention Officers Association, wear it proud! Imprinted Apparel will be at the Symposium on Tuesday September 10 from 12-5pm and at the Trade Show starting at 6pm. There is an opportunity to pre-order OMFPOA branded clothing for pick up at the symposium. Here is how to go about

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66th OMFPOA Symposium Sponsorship Program

  Dear Members, The OMFPOA Executive Officers are encouraging our members to take advantage of the OFMPOA Symposium Sponsorship Program for the 66th Annual Training and Education Symposium which will be held September 9 – 12, 2024 at the Sheraton Parkway North Toronto (located at 600 Hwy 7, Richmond Hill, ON). First introduced in 2014,

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NFPA 2024 Fire Prevention Week Planning and Resources

NFPA Canadian director Laura King presenting a deep dive into NFPA public education resources and programming, so you can start your FPW 2024 planning! Looking into the data behind the theme, exploring how the theme relates to community risk reduction, and how it jibes with the Ontario Test Your Smoke Alarm campaign.    

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Upon graduation from the Fire Protection Engineering Technology program at Seneca College in 1994 Len Papp began his fire protection career with Trow Consulting Engineers (now exp.) then moved on to Life Safety Systems.    In 1997, Len started his fire service career with the Brampton Fire & Emergency Services as a fire prevention officer, rising through the ranks to the position of Assistant Division Chief, Fire Prevention.    In September 2018 he accepted the Chief Fire Prevention Officer position with the St. Catharines Fire Services.

Academically, Len is presently completing the Fire Services Executive Management program through Humber College and has a Master of Public Administration Management degree from Dalhousie University, in Halifax Nova Scotia.

Currently he is involved in several different national and Institutional committees, including the Canadian Standards Association, JB 130 Portable Fuel Tanks & Containers, and the Seneca College Program Advisory Committee (PAC).

Len also is an adjunct instructor with the OFMEM and part time instructor with Dalhousie University in the Faculty of Open Learning and Career Development.

Looking forward to working with our members and partner agencies to advance fire safety in Ontario.