Vince Tripp

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Charged for Life Symposium

Save The Date! This symposium is focused on education, dealing with Li-ion battery safety and fire prevention. May 22 at Ascott Parc Event Centre in Vaughan

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How To Find What You Need On NFPA’s Updated Website

Our workshop series in partnership with the OAFE and NFPA continues. This month join NFPA regional director Laura King to learn about new materials to help your department keep up with evolving technology, updated messaging, and how to find what you need on NFPA’s updated website (without losing your mind!). Tip sheets on lithium-ion batteries

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2024 Symposium – Hold the Date

After our very successful Symposiums in London, we did not have a department or chapter volunteer to host the 2024 Symposium. Your executive team has been working hard to ensure the Symposium would go on. We have now secured a venue. The 2024 Symposium will be held in Richmond Hill, at the Sheraton Parkway Toronto

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Vince Tripp, CD

Vince is a retired Canadian Army Vehicle Technician Sergeant. He served with the Royal Canadian Electrical and Mechanical Engineers for 22 years, with deployments to Somalia, Bosnia, Kosovo and Afghanistan. Vince worked many roles as a soldier, including vehicle technician, instructor, maintenance shop supervisor and even for a short time out of trade as a reporter with Army News.

After retiring Vince attended Durham College for their Fire and Life Safety Technician program. He graduated from this program with a perfect 5.0 GPA and was awarded the Durham College Medal as the highest-ranking graduate in any two-year post-secondary program.  After college he worked as a volunteer Fire Prevention Officer and then as a CFAA Fire Alarm Technician before being hired as a Fire Inspector with Richmond Hill Fire and Emergency Services.

Vince is involved with Fire Code enforcement, Building Code compliance for new construction, and Fire investigations.

Vince was first elected to the OMFPOA Executive in 2018 as a Director and became President in 2023.

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vince.tripp@richmondhill.ca

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