Moving Forward or Falling Back: Planning for Your Organization’s Future

July 25, 2016By esciadminAnnouncements, Blog, ESCI, Welcome to ESCI

The Staff of Emergency Services Consulting International (ESCI) will review the changing and dynamic environment of today’s fire service. Learn the basic elements of planning and implementation that maximize opportunities while avoiding unnecessary risk. This will be a quick-paced presentation that will lay out a practical, easy to understand, and realistic approach to planning, implementation … Read More

Succession Planning and Promotional Processes for Success

July 25, 2016By esciadminAnnouncements, Blog, ESCI, Welcome to ESCI

This session will focus on the importance of succession planning and development of credible and successful promotional and executive processes. You will be given the key planning and preparation elements, along with the practical tools and approaches necessary to prepare your future leaders. In addition, you will learn the necessary steps to take and pitfalls … Read More

After the Report is Delivered. A panel discussion hosted by ESCI CEO Sheldon Gilbert

July 25, 2016By esciadminAnnouncements, Blog, ESCI, Welcome to ESCI

Fire chiefs and public safety executives use consultants on a regular basis. These “experts” come into town, dig in your closet and give you a report affirming or revealing realities of your organization. Once the report is delivered and the consultants leave town, the true value, impact and usefulness of the report are revealed. Emergency … Read More

Project Awards

January 30, 2015By esciadminBlog, ESCI

ESCI has been awarded the following projects: Loudon County, VA– Strategic Plan This project will produce a Strategic Plan that will guide the direction of the agency over the next five years. ESCI will facilitate an actionable plan that utilizes a set of performance objectives noting responsible parties and a quantitative method to monitor performance. … Read More

Welcome Bill Metcalf!

December 10, 2014By esciadminBlog, ESCI

WILSONVILLE, Oregon – December 10, 2014 – Emergency Services Consulting International (ESCI) today announced that, effective November 3, 2014, Chief William (Bill) Metcalf, Fallbrook, California was appointed to the company’s board as the chairman. ‘Bill brings extensive expertise in the fire service industry as both a well-respected leader in public safety and a business thinker … Read More

Project Awards

September 25, 2014By esciadminBlog, ESCI

ESCI has been awarded the following projects: Kansas City,  Missouri – Strategic Plan and Standards of Cover This project will produce a Standards of Cover document that is fully complaint with industry best practices in the field of deployment analysis. It will also create a Strategic Plan that can guide the direction of the agency … Read More

ESCI Welcomes David Paulison as our Newest Board Member

July 11, 2014By esciadminBlog, ESCI

ESCI would like to announce that R. David Paulison, principal partner at Global Emergency Solutions and past FEMA Director, was appointed to the company’s board of directors. Mr. Paulison served as Administrator of the United States Fire Administration from 2001-2005, a Senate confirmed Presidential appointee. Additional duties in 2003 and 2004 included service as the Director … Read More

Project Awards

May 9, 2014By esciadminBlog, ESCI

ESCI has been awarded the following projects: Lakeside, Show Low, Pinetop, and Linden, Arizona – Cooperative Services Study This project creates a baseline assessment of current organizational conditions and service performances, and will use that information to identify opportunities and feasibility for collaborative options. From here, ESCI will identify areas of duplication that can be reduced … Read More