EDI Webinar Series

Due to the pandemic, EDI leadership felt it important to engage our student body at this critical time in the history our institute. We will have various speakers to deliver 40 – 45 minute presentations over the next few months.

Welcome to Carl Holmes Executive Development Institute Educational Webinars

Topics and presenters:

March 9, 2021 Overview OF Our Initiative
Dave Washington, CEO


March 9, 2021 Handling Personnel Issues

John Alston, Jr., Fire Chief


March 23, 2021 Operation Section Chiefs IMT Responsibilities During the Covid-19 Incident 

Lenny Carmichael, Jr., Chief Officer


April 6, 2021 Strategied for leading Diversity in the Fire Service 

Kwame Cooper, Chief Officer (Retired)


April 20, 2021 TBA 

Mick Smith, Fire Chief


May 4, 2021 Large Scale Events

Bert Washington, Deputy Fire Chief


May 18, 2021 TBA

Curtis Jacobson, Fire Chief


June 1, 2021 Inspirational 

Yusef Muhammad, Captain (Retired)


Special Note: Each student must log on EDI’s website in to view the speakers’ presentations.  Some presenters will allow you an opportunity to ask questions. 

Additionally, we know that we must adjust our business model to include on campus courses and virtual online classes as well at Dillard University.  We enjoy and appreciate the opportunity to serve you throughout your fire service careers.