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Patrick J. Kenny

Official Bio

PATRICK J. KENNY has been a member of the fire service for over 38 years, currently serving as the Fire Chief in Western Springs, Illinois. He has been a Chief Officer for over 20 years and a speaker in multiple countries on Mayday for Mental Health® for more than a decade. He is the international best-selling author of TAKING THE CAPE OFF: How to Lead Through Mental Illness, Unimaginable Grief and Loss and has articles published in the areas of mental health, leadership, fire safety, and fire code challenges. He was awarded the Fire Chief of the Year in 2004 by the Illinois Fire Chiefs Association. He was awarded the Fire Engineering/International Society of Fire Service Instructors (ISFSI) George D. Post Instructor of the Year Award for 2020.

A few Stages Pat has spoken on

Keynote Presenter “Mayday for Mental Health” and “Stand Up and Be the Best”

VCOS Symposium in the Sun
United Kingdom Mental Health Symposium
The Best Firefighter Convention of 2020 – FDIC International
5th Annual National Professional Summit at the National Fire Academy
Firehouse Expo San Diego
Firemanship Conference Portland Oregon
Ontario Fire Chiefs Trade Show and Conference Toronto Canada
Northwestern University Public Safety Leadership Seminar
North Carolina Firefighters Association Conference
Raleigh NC Rosecrance Symposium
Bozeman, Montana Firefighter Conference

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Patrick J. Kenny
Fire Chief Patrick Kenny

Books

Taking The Cape Off

Patrick J. Kenny

Pass It On

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