Len Papp

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Charged For Life Symposium Registration Now Open

Registration is now open for The Office of the Fire Marshal’s Charged for LiFE (Lithium-ion Fire Education) symposium. Like most jurisdictions, Ontario has not been immune to the increasing number of fires and explosions caused by lithium-ion battery-powered devices. It is critical to bring experts together to discuss the challenges associated with lithium-ion batteries, understand

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OFM Provincial Public Educators’ Update

OFM Provincial Public Educators’ Update You are invited to join a Provincial Public Educator’s Update with the OFM’s Public Education & Communications team on March 27, 2024 at 1:00pm. This one-hour, virtual meeting will include an update on 2024 campaigns and initiatives as well as reflection on highlights from 2023. The latter part of the call

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OMFPOA Membership Survey. Win $100 clothing credit.

  This was sent out to members last week by email , we are posting it on the website as well to ensure all members get a chance to respond to the survey. Dear OMFPOA Members, As President of the Ontario Municipal Fire Prevention Officers Association, it is my privilege to reach out to you.

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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.