Client List

Boise Fire Department
Virginia Fire Chiefs Association
Texas Fire Chiefs Association
Arizona Fire Chiefs Association
Michigan Fire Chiefs Association
Indiana Fire Chiefs Association
Ohio Fire Chiefs Association

Maine Fire Institute Fire Officer Academy
Northern Colorado Fire Consortium, Professional Development of Company Officers
Goodyear, Arizona Fire Department
Presidio of Monterey, California

Hilton Head Island Fire Rescue
Grandville, Michigan Fire Department

Poudre Fire Authority, Colorado
Southwest Adams County Fire Department, Colorado
Denver Fire Department

Colorado Springs Fire Department

Hoffman Estates, Illinois Fire Department
MABAS Division I, Illinois
Mt. Prospect, Illinois Fire Department
Northbrook, Illinois Fire Department
Pleasantview Fire Protection District, Illinois
Richmond, Indiana Fire Department

Portage, Michigan Fire Department

Merrill, Wisconsin Fire Department
Fire Rescue West
IAFC FireRescue International, 1999, 2002, 2008-2018
Women in the Fire Service Leadership Conference
Georgia Fire Safety Symposium
Refinery Terminal Fire Company, Corpus Christi, Texas

Carmel Fire Department Training Center, Indiana
Southlake, Texas Fire Department
Anheuser Busch

Comments from Seminar Participants

“Thank you for offering the class on e-mail. It was very helpful and well-done. I enjoyed it and learned a lot.”

“This course has met and exceeded my goals for this department as a basis to raise our skills in the area of writing.” Kent, Washington Fire Chief Norman Angelo

“This was a great class. It should be mandatory for everyone in the department. I got more from this course than all the college English courses I’ve taken.” Ken Malgren

“…gave me the tools that I will need to write a professional and well put together report or memo. One of the best and most informative classes I have taken.” Marc Lewton

“Kept a difficult subject fun and informative.” Lt. Brian Dodge

“I would recommend this class to any firefighter or fire officer”. Warren Olsen, BC

“High energy!”

“Very down to earth. Because of her fire service background, she was able to communicate at our level.”

“Very good instructional program with value added.”

“She spoke well and knew the subject. She had a good sense of humor.”

“Friendly style – keeps it fun with activities that illustrate importance.”

“The instructor kept the class moving and fun.”

“The instructor was very clear in explaining the subjects and took time to answer questions.”

“The class made me realize just how easily I can fix my grammar and spelling problems.” Drew Phelps

“Sincere enthusiasm, thorough knowledge, and a delightful style of presenting her material.” Larry McCarty

“Mary is a very good speaker with a lot to offer the fire service.” Joseph Mariotti

“This is the best session I’ve attended at this conference.” Lisa Van Buskirk

“As a training chief in northern Virginia, I plan to seek Mary’s services for additional seminars. Very well done.” Joe Bailey, Virginia Fire Chiefs Conference

Comments from Arizona Fire Chiefs Association Conference

“This class is something I can use and take back to the department.” Dan Barkhurst

“Of all the classes (I’ve taken) on report writing, this was far and away the best I have attended.” Mel Sorensen

“Very well done!”


“A challenging subject that was received with apprehension at first, but able to overcome writing fears and pitfalls. Very enjoyable.”

“Very good presentation. Very relevant to the fire officers across the state.” Rick Sartley

“Excellent program. I feel better prepared.” Charles Leighton

“Very well presented, credible fire service examples. Relevant examples covered the objectives well.

Class activities were very effective.” Ron Dennis, President of Arizona Training Officers Association

“I felt that this was extremely informative and helpful for me. Great class!” Jeff Gilbert

“Outstanding material and a helpful and informative presentation style.”

“Best class I have had this session.” B. Volk