The Center for Public Safety Excellence (CPSE)Board of Directors has appointed Richard T. Haase to serve as the Volunteer Emergency Services Department Representative to the Commission on Professional Credentialing.
Chief Haase also served as the volunteer chief for the Staunton Fire Protection District, Staunton, IL since 1996 and has been a member of the department since 1983.
Rick was awarded Chief Fire Officer (CFO) designation on February 22, 2003. He holds numerous state/national fire service, EMS, and safety certifications. Chief Haase is a field staff instructor with the University of Illinois Fire Service Institute and an instructor and member of the fire science advisory board of Lewis and Clark Community College.