Lyle N Koerner

Fire Chief, Eau Claire Fire Department
Lecturer, University of Wisconsin-Stout
Fire Service/Hazardous Materials/Safety Instructor , Chippewa Valley Technical College
Lecturer
Operations and Management Department
College of Management

Office: 265 Jarvis Hall-Technology Wing
Phone: 715-232-1251
Email: koernerl@uwstout.edu

Education

    • MS Risk Control
      University of Wisconsin-Stout
      Menomonie, WI, 1995
    • BS Fire and Safety Engineering Technology
      University of Cincinnati
      Cincinnati, OH, 1989
    • AAS Fire Protection Technology
      Fox Valley Technical Institute
      Appleton, WI, 1982

Licensures and Certifications

  • Executive Fire Officer (EFO): National Fire Academy

Courses Taught

  • RC-386 Fire Protection
  • RC-586 Fire Protection

Work Experience

Academic: Post-secondary

    • University of Wisconsin-Stout
      Lecturer
      1994 - Present
    • Chippewa Valley Technical College
      Fire Service/Hazardous Materials/Safety Instructor
      1987 - Present
    • Nicolet Technical College
      Fire Instructor
      1997 - 2003
    • Tomahawk Fire School
      Tactics and Live Burn Instructor
      1997 - 2003

Industry

  • Eau Claire Fire Department
      Fire Chief
      November 2011 - Present
  • Eau Claire Fire Department
      Deputy Fire Chief of Operations
      September 2001 - 2011
  • Eau Claire Fire Department
      Deputy Fire Chief of Prevention
      February 1999 - September 2001
  • Eau Claire Fire Department
      Captain/EMT-I
      January 1996 - February 1999
  • Eau Claire Fire Department
      Lieutenant/EMT-I
      February 1992 - January 1996
  • Eau Claire Fire Department
      Engineer/EMT-I
      August 1990 - February 1992
  • Eau Claire Fire Department
      Firefighter/EMT-D
      January 1983 - August 1990

Military

  • Wisconsin Army National Guard
      Sergeant E-5
      1980 - 1986

Awards, Fellowships, Honors, and Scholarships

    Honor

    • Wisconsin Police and Fire Hall of Fame (2002)

Professional Memberships

  • Eau Claire County Fire Chiefs Association
  • Wisconsin State Fire Chiefs Association
  • International Association of Firefighters, Professional Firefighters of Wisconsin

Service

Professional

  • Officer, President/Elect/Past, Eau Claire County Fire Chiefs Association (2002 - Present)
  • Officer, Treasurer, Wisconsin State Fire Chiefs Association (2013)
  • Wisconsin Technical College Advisory Board, Wisconsin State Fire Chiefs Association (2013)

Community

  • Board of Governors, Dyslexia Center (2012 - Present)
  • Volunteer, Eau Claire County Meals on Wheels (2010 - Present)
  • Member, Eau Claire Masonic Center (2007 - Present)
  • Volunteer, United Way - Taste of Eau Claire (2007 - Present)
  • Secretary/Treasurer, Low Twelve Club of Eau Claire (2005 - Present)
  • Volunteer, Memorial HS Show Choir (2003 - Present)
  • Committee Member, Eau Claire County Local Emergency Planning Committee (1989 - Present)
  • Executive Board Member, Firefighters Local 487 (1988 - 1991)
  • Volunteer, Hazelhurst Volunteer Fire Department (January 1979 - January 1983)