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News Release - ESTC Program Coordinator

Monday July 30th, 2012

For Immediate Release
Monday, July 30, 2012

North Huron  --  The Township of North Huron and the Emergency Service Training Centre (ESTC) Board of Directors are pleased to announce that Stephanie Currie has been hired as the ESTC’s full-time Program Coordinator.  She will commence her employment on August 7th.

Stephanie, a resident of Wingham, has direct experience in developing and delivering  community college programs in southwestern Ontario and expertise in marketing, public relations, and business administration.

“Stephanie will help us to implement the expanded business plan and marketing strategy to build on the ESTC’s growth and success as a regional training centre,” said David Sparling, Deputy Chief - Administration, Fire Department of North Huron (FDNH), and Acting ESTC Program Coordinator.  

“The ESTC, through the hard work and dedication of volunteers, has experienced phenomenal growth and success,” said CAO/Clerk Gary Long “To realize the ESTC’s full potential and Council’s and the community’s vision, we need a full-time Program Coordinator to actively pursue new opportunities, develop more courses, and forge partnerships with the community, government agencies, post-secondary institutions, and industry associations.  

"When envisioning the ESTC, the goal was to develop a state of the art complex for fire and emergency training. That dream has become a reality. The next step is to ensure the future and growth of this facility through Marketing and Program Development," said Stephanie Currie.
"I look forward to applying my Marketing and Business Management Education along with my years of experience in Program Development & Training to the ESTC operation.  I am anxious to get started working with the ESTC Board of Directors, North Huron Council and staff, and the community."

The ESTC is a nationally recognized facility providing training for municipal and private sector emergency response personnel.  Through partnerships with qualified training providers, the ESTC provides the instruction that responders need to deal with the ever changing demands of today’s emergency services.  For more information, visit the ESTC on-line at www.estc.ca

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For more information, contact:
Gary Long, CAO/Clerk              David Sparling, Deputy Chief - Administration
Township of North Huron          Fire Department of North Huron
519-357-3550 x.24                    519-525-1448 cell
glong@northhuron.ca                dsparling@fdnh.ca