Chief Todd LeDuc (Ret.)
Assistant Fire Chief of the Broward County Fire Rescue service, an internationally accredited metro department of 750 members. He has served in numerous ranks and positions including Quality Manager, EMS Chief, Chief of Professional Standards, Technical Services and Operations Chief before assuming the Executive Assistant Chief role in the Office of Fire Chief. He has been an elected member of the International Association of Fire Chief’s Safety, Health & Survival Board of Directors the last 5 as Board Secretary. He has a master’s degree in executive fire service leadership, has been a five time conferred Chief Fire Officer by the Center for Public Safety Excellence (CPSE) , past Certified Emergency Manager by the International Association of Emergency Manager’s, and is a Fellow in the Institute of Fire Engineers. Chief LeDuc serves as a peer reviewer for both agency accreditation and professional credentialing by CPSE. He serves on numerous research advisory boards, industry journal board of advisors, frequent conference speaker and industry writer. Chief LeDuc has also served as a peer reviewer for the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Assistance to Firefighter, SAFER and Research and Development grants. He has received recognition as the CPSE 2013 Ambassador of the Year, 2015 IAFC Chairman’s Award, and the IAFF Local 4321 Excellence Award 2014. He served as a contributor to the IAFC Healthcare Provider’s Guide to Firefighter Physicals. He has conducted numerous department evaluations including internationally, master and strategic plans, consolidation feasibility studies and deployment analysis studies. Chief LeDuc also organized and founded the National Surviving the Fire Service conference held annually in South Florida. Chief LeDuc has also worked with communities to resolve labor contracts and facilitate labor-management working agreements.