EKU College of Justice & Safety graduate Timothy E. Sendelbach, has been appointed editor-in-chief of Firehouse. In this newly expanded role, he will be responsible for the content and editorial direction of Firehouse Magazine, Firehouse.com, Firehouse Expo, Firehouse World, and related products.
Sendelbach earned his bachelor’s degree in fire administration and arson in 1991, and an associate’s degree in emergency medical care in 1993 from Eastern Kentucky University.
He previously served as editor-in-chief for FireRescue Magazine and Firefighternation.com. He is a past president of the International Society of Fire Service Instructors (ISFSI) and has served as an assistant fire chief with the North Las Vegas Fire Department, as the chief of training for Savannah Fire & Emergency Services (Georgia), and as assistant fire chief for Missouri City Fire & Rescue Services (Texas).
“I’m honored to join the Firehouse team and I look forward to the opportunity of working together to help train and educate our nation’s firefighters while continuing to strengthen and improve the Firehouse brand,” Sendelbach said.
“We are extremely excited that Tim is joining the Firehouse team,” said Firehouse Group Publisher Greg Toritto. “His experience as a firefighter and chief officer, along with his accomplishments as an editor and educator, place Tim in a unique position to develop content initiatives and conference programming that best meet the needs of today’s ever-changing and evolving fire service.”
EKU’s fire programs are among the most revered in the nation, boasting a curriculum and level of faculty expertise that can be found at only a handful of colleges and universities.
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