Kelly Bredlaw - Head Technical Expert Instructor
While employed as an Ontario Fire Ranger on an Initial Attack Crew with the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources for 10 seasons, she was fortunate enough to gain experience in Forest Fire Suppression activities in both the East and West Fire Region. During this time she was also deployed out of Province (British Columbia, Manitoba, and Alberta) and out of Country (Montana and Oregon) on several occasions. Roles she has held during her career with the Ontario Fire Ranger program includes Crew Member, Crew Boss, Crew Leader-Incident Commander 4, and Fire Management Technician. She also obtained her Advanced Wildfire Behaviour Specialist certification.
While attending Sault College of Applied Arts and Technology in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario she graduated as a Parks & Outdoor Recreation Technician and an Integrated Resource Management Technologist. As an adult learner she completed the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) Fire Fighter 1001/1002, and Hazmat 472 Technician Level certification. She is currently employed as an Acting Captain at an Industrial Fire Department.