CSFA’s 96th Annual Conference Sept 4 – 6, 2018


Resort Charge of $17 per night (normally $32) includes the following:

  • Overnight self-parking (value of $15 per day)
  • Guest room Wi-Fi for up to 5 devices (value of $14.95 per day)
  • Complimentary newspaper (Mon-Fri)
  • Wi-Fi in public spaces (excluding meeting rooms)
  • Access to Westin Workout Room, open 24 hours a day with room key
  • 15% off merchandise from the Pete Dye Pro Shop
  • 15% off tennis court fees and merchandise from the Pro Shop
  • Complimentary Daily Resort Activities

Make your reservations by calling 877-253-0041 and requesting the California State Firefighters’ Association special group rate.

A personalized website has been created for reservations:

Download the CSFA Annual Conference flyer here.


Click Here for online conference registration

Download the Conference Flyer and manual registration form here.


Ben Vernon (Bio)

Course Title: Unexpected Nightmares

Firefighter and paramedic speaks about his PTSD from a life changing event


Dr. Mynda Ohs (Bio)

Course Title: First In, Family Fallout

PTSD and its effect on a first responder’s family

Phil Davis (Bio)

Course Title: Firefighter Safety/Rehab and CO Exposure

These classes, with an emphasis on CO, typically run between 75-90 minutes and are a combination of discussion and hands-on with the monitoring devices. The course overview is:

  • Pulse oximetry
  • Hazards of CO
  • CO monitoring of both EMS patients and firefighters during rehab
  • Perfusion Index
  • Establishing baselines and defining abnormal readings
  • Overall firefighter safety

Related Links for this course:

Dr. Steven Froehlich (Bio)

Course Title: Evolution of Peer Support in the Fire Service

Panel discussion with Dr. Froelich and several of his “peers”


Download the Annual Conference Sponsorship Info & Registration form.


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