The Florida Association of Fire and Life Safety Educators section
Florida Fire Marshals and Inspectors Association Presents
Helmet Fitter Training - 2 hr.
Instructor: Melanie Brocato, Broward Sheriff
(2 Contact hours approved for Fire Code Administrator, Fire Safety Inspector, and instructors)
This two-hour course is designed to promote bike safety and injury prevention. Once certified, helmet fitters will be eligible to receive free bike helmets and other bike safety materials for distribution to the community from the Florida Pedbike Resource Center, funded by the Florida Department of Transportation.
Date: April 11, 2024
Time: 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Bonita Springs Fire District
27701 Bonita Grande Dr.
Bonita Springs, FL 34135
Cost: Free for members of the FFMIA
Not an FFMIA member? Complete the New Member application and pay the membership fee of $95.00 to be able to use the member rate.
Point of Contact:
Alexis McLellan, M.S., CHES
Public Education Specialist
Public Information Officer
San Carlos Park Fire & Rescue
19591 Ben Hill Griffin Pkwy.
Fort Myers, FL 33913
email - email@example.com
Philip Oakes, FFMIA Training Coordinator 407-232-2807 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Melanie Brocato is a professional public educator, serving Broward County for over 18 years. Melanie holds a Master’s Degree in Educational Leadership from Florida Atlantic University. She currently serves as a Life Safety Educator for Broward Sheriff Fire Rescue, creating and delivering innovative public education programs for diverse populations. Melanie is a certified AHA CPR Instructor, Child Passenger Safety instructor, ACS Stop the Bleed Instructor, Certified Youth Firesetter Prevention Program Manager, and Fire Service Instructor I. Melanie specializes in teaching CPR, bleeding control, teen driver safety, child passenger safety, and a variety of fire safety education programs. She has received numerous awards and recognition for her dedicated service; most recently being recognized as the 2020 Broward Sheriff’s Foundation Fire Rescue Employee of the Year, 2019 Broward Sheriff’s Office Civilian Employee of the Year, 2017 Fire Inspectors’ Association Public Educator of the Year, and 2014 Florida Fire Chief’s Association Award of Excellence in Community Public Education.