Lydia Wilcox

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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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Lydia has been a Fire Prevention Officer with Kitchener Fire since 2019. After spending 11 years as an operational firefighter Lydia fulfilled a childhood dream to become an FPO. Lydia is grateful to have had the experience as an operational firefighter, however prevention and education is her passion.

During her time in the fire service Lydia has achieved a Master in Public Administration from Western University, an Emergency Management Certification from Ryerson and Diversity and Inclusion Education through Centennial College.

Lydia sits on the board of Fire Service Women Ontario, raises puppies for Dog Guides Canada and likes chilling with her Great Dane Winston.