Wednesday, November 20, 2019

KCFD FIRST LADY CHIEF NAMED!!! TKC SUMMER PREDICTION CONFIRMED AS DEPARTMENT INFIGHTING SILENCED!!!



Here's just a bit of Kansas City history in making and culture war progress of one of this town's least transparent organizations.

To wit . . .

TKC CONFIRMED!!! KCFD NAMES FIRST LADY CHIEF!!!

Thanks to a BEVY OF KICK-ASS TKC TIPSTERS Our blog community was FIRST share news about dust-ups, slapfighting and switcheroos in the making.

We mentioned the idea of the first lady Chief back in June and now it's news fact.

Presser copy . . .

For the first time in the department’s 151-year history, a woman will be the chief of Kansas City’s firefighters. City Manager Troy Schulte said Wednesday that acting fire chief Donna Maize now has the permanent position. She had been in the interim role since September 8.

“I thrive on the positivity I receive daily from the department and see a renewed sense of purpose in our responders,” Maize stated in a news release.

She has more than 27 years of experience with the city, most recently as assistant city manager for public safety. She graduated from National Fire Academy Executive Fire Officer Program, and progressed through KCFD from firefighter to assistant fire chief.

And so, once again the department has another chance for a new start as some of the old power players continue to fade and the growing demand for ambulance service trumps dwindling fire suppression needs.

Don't get it twisted, insider warn that the FD is still a mostly political place controlled by a select few with the majority of workers more concerned about their jobs and public service.



Check the links:

KMBC: No longer interim -- Donna Maize named chief of Kansas City Fire Department

KSHB: “As a second-generation KCFD firefighter, she understands the legacy and tradition, while bringing modern management skills to the department.”Maize started working for the KCFD in 1992 as a firefighter and worked her way to assistant fire chief.

KCTV5: Kansas City has a new fire chief, and it's the first woman in its 150 year history.

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23 comments:

Anonymous said...

a great day for us all.

OVERTIME FOR EVERYBODY!

Anonymous said...

So, I guess they didn't do a national search. They didn't last time either. No other department in KC gets away with that except for police and fire.

Anonymous said...

Let me know a list of better candidates chump. You cant, because you don't know shit.

Anonymous said...

1:03, what qualities does she lack that might be found in a national search. Here's one in her favor: she already knows everybody's names.

Anonymous said...

Their gender or sex shouldn't matter, I hope they do a good job regardless of their taxonomy.

Dividing people into groups based upon immutable characteristics serves only one purpose, which is to divide (and conquer) the American populace. Their are people who seek to benefit from destabilizing a society, and have a history of doing so. Americans should resist the invitation to self-destruction. Think about it.

Are you a __________ American, a ___________ ____________ American, a _________ ____________ ___________ American? If so, they everyone else is against you and you should be against everyone else.

25th floor said...

@1:29 works for the KCFD obviously.

They don't follow the rules of KCMO hiring and blatantly disregard the rules. They do it openly and are never held accountable. Not by this mayor or anybody else. Only writing it here so others can see it too.

I'm sure she's a good candidate but the fact is that it's KCMO policy that a national search must be conducted and it was not in this case.

KCFD & PD don't play by the rules that govern all KCMO employees and this violation should be reported.

Anonymous said...

Bet she has a unique way of gripping the hose as she yells more hose more hose.

Anonymous said...

It's probably best she is in the front office instead of on the streets fighting fires. Let the men do the heavy lifting.

Anonymous said...

^^^^ OUCH!

Anonymous said...

@2:06PM-you obviously don't know shit because it is in fact NOT a KC policy to conduct a national search. Please refrain from ever posting again. Moron.

Anonymous said...

What a fucking joke!

Super Dave said...

Other cities do national searches all the time. Funny how a recruitment notice was made nationwide looking for firefighters in Kansas City but no mention of looking for a Chief. This was a done deal from word go, Troy just dragged it out to make it look good. You never know if what you have is the best if you never bother to look at what might be available.

Anonymous said...

^^Do you live in KC dummy? No. You have ZERO idea what you're talking about. If we want to know what's going on in Frogville, we'll call you. Till then...shut it!

Anonymous said...

^^^^ Trolling. Sorry, for a second I thoughout you were serious but you're just bored with your life. super dave schooled you. BITCH.

Anonymous said...

I agree with Dave, how do we know we got the best if a period of applications taken wasn't made public. I also agree with his point on it being a done deal right from the very beginning.

Anonymous said...

Good for her and congratulations. However, OT, sexual and racial harassment, criminal behavior and lawsuits will still be the hallmark of the FD. Just sayin'.

Anonymous said...

And Finance

Anonymous said...

Winners^^^^^^

Anonymous said...

it's about time that the kansas city fried chicken dept hired a woman chef.

Anonymous said...

Try lack of common sense, financial knowledge, guts, social graces... I’ll pause here.

Anonymous said...

^^^��

Anonymous said...

This is her reward for threatening to sue. She threw down the gauntlet and Schulte ran scared.

Springheel said...

The kcfd has always been shady- as have all fds. See "Gangs of NY" and do little reading. Just in the last 15 yrs, what's left of kc organized crime has moved into that old staple-unions! Remember the Italian firefighter that fought to the death and lost the death match to the off duty kc cop ? Look at the nefarious links if you are willing to spend the time to go below the surface. Ponder the age old wisdom and Biblical proverb that warns against leadership by women. Something to the effect that "because you have allowed this your men will become weak-and they will fall to the sword". Then the women who are just posers will have no one to protect them, and they to fall to the enemy. Good luck with progressive thought.