The Professional Brotherhood™

109 - VFD Election Season Part II

December 01, 2021 Chief Brian Soller, Lt. Kara Judd Season 3
109 - VFD Election Season Part II
The Professional Brotherhood™
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The Professional Brotherhood™
109 - VFD Election Season Part II
Dec 01, 2021 Season 3
Chief Brian Soller, Lt. Kara Judd

Todays episode is sponsored by @daddymacdyes
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On todays episode Brian and Kara dive back into volunteer fire department elections.  Topics discussed are setting our officers up for success, commitment, job requirements, disagreeing with others and attempting to have a successful career while continuing to be everyones friend.

About our hosts:

Brian Soller has been an active volunteer for the last 30+ years.  He currently serves as assistant chief of the Rock Hill Fire Department and for the past 17 years has been a New York state fire instructor assigned to Sullivan County, NY.  Soller also served as chief of the Rock Hill Fire Department from 2018 - 2020 and chief of the Monticello Fire Department from 2001-2002.

Soller has also been a New York State emergency medical technician for the last 25+ years. 

He speaks extensively on the promotion of professionalism in the volunteer fire service through his podcast and YouTube channel. 


Kara Judd, is a six year member of the Cazenovia Fire Department where she currently serves as a Lieutenant and Emergency Medical Technician. Kara is also a certified Critical Incident Stress Debriefer as well as an AFAA certified fitness instructor and the owner of Saint Florian Fitness. 

Her full time career is at the Upstate Medical Hospital in Syracuse, NY where she is the Data and Burn Prevention Outreach Coordinator. 

On social @st.florianfitness

Show Notes

Todays episode is sponsored by @daddymacdyes
Get your custom disc golf discs at daddymacdyes.com and use promo code brotherhood20

On todays episode Brian and Kara dive back into volunteer fire department elections.  Topics discussed are setting our officers up for success, commitment, job requirements, disagreeing with others and attempting to have a successful career while continuing to be everyones friend.

About our hosts:

Brian Soller has been an active volunteer for the last 30+ years.  He currently serves as assistant chief of the Rock Hill Fire Department and for the past 17 years has been a New York state fire instructor assigned to Sullivan County, NY.  Soller also served as chief of the Rock Hill Fire Department from 2018 - 2020 and chief of the Monticello Fire Department from 2001-2002.

Soller has also been a New York State emergency medical technician for the last 25+ years. 

He speaks extensively on the promotion of professionalism in the volunteer fire service through his podcast and YouTube channel. 


Kara Judd, is a six year member of the Cazenovia Fire Department where she currently serves as a Lieutenant and Emergency Medical Technician. Kara is also a certified Critical Incident Stress Debriefer as well as an AFAA certified fitness instructor and the owner of Saint Florian Fitness. 

Her full time career is at the Upstate Medical Hospital in Syracuse, NY where she is the Data and Burn Prevention Outreach Coordinator. 

On social @st.florianfitness