Dave Casey

Dave Casey, EFO, MPA, a 39-year fire service veteran, is the Director of Louisiana State University's Fire & Emergency Institute, serving as the State Training Director. Previously Dave served as Florida'’s State Fire Training Director and the Chief of Clay County (FL) Fire Rescue. He rose through the ranks in the career Sunrise Fire Rescue Dept. and the volunteer Plantation Fire Dept.

Casey is the lead author of the NFPA/IAFC text Live Fire Training: Principles and Practice, has been published in Fire Engineering magazine, and is a frequent presenter at FDIC and the state Chief’s and Training Conferences.

Dave and Chris Niebling are co-owners of Ascend Leadership, a promotional testing and training company, and can be contacted at www.AscendLeadershipLLC.com.