Illinois Fire Service Institute
Tim Walsh is a 33-year veteran of the Chicago Fire Department, currently serving as director of corporate relations, development and community engagement/instructor for the Illinois Fire Service Institute. He teaches Fire and Emergency Management, Hazardous Materials, Collapse, RIT and Company Officer programs. He earned a master’s degree in Science Fire and Emergency Management Administration from Oklahoma State University. He served in many roles with the Chicago Fire Department, including fighter/paramedic, lieutenant, captain, captain of special operations, battalion chief, deputy district chief, district chief safety director and chief of special operations.