1-Hour Breakout Session
Wednesday, May 11 from 1:45 p.m. – 2:45 p.m. ET
ECQ 4: Business Acumen
Attendees Can Earn 1 CPE
Today’s public servant is no stranger to the countless requests, mammoth projects and increased workload that are the result of having to constantly do more with less – often at the expense of their overall well-being. How do you leverage your personality type, work style, and pro tips on efficiency to be as productive as possible, hopefully getting everything done without sacrificing quality and with time to spare?
Key Takeaway: In this interactive session, we’ll give you the strategies to know yourself better and help you become a more effective, productive and efficient worker.
Relevant Competencies: Problem Solving, External Awareness
Chief Master Sergeant Andrew J Kehl is the Fire Chief, 436 CES/CEF, Dover Air Base, DE. He is responsible for training and developing 59 firefighters assigned to Dover. He manages all day-to-day activities for the organization as well as overall strategic direction.
Chief Kehl was born in Riverside, CA and graduated La Quinta High School in 2003. He enlisted in the Air Force in July of 2003 and after the completion of Basic Training, entered technical training at Goodfellow AFB, Texas, as a Fire Protection Apprentice. His experience includes duties as Driver/Operator, Crew Chief, Station Captain, NCOIC of Emergency Dispatch Center, NCOIC of Fire Training, Assistant Chief of Operations, Assistant Chief of Prevention, Assistant Chief of Readiness and Logistics. Assistant Chief of Health and Safety, Assistant Chief of Operations, Deputy Fire Chief and Chief Enlisted Manager.
Having a passion for innovation and process improvement Chief Kehl applied and was accepted as the Wing Process Manager for the Wing Commander, impacting teams across the installation and ultimately saving the 52 FW $18M and 145K man-hours.
Chief Kehl’s vast breadth of experience has been a key factor to his continued success. His assignments include bases in Germany, Japan, Nevada, Korea and has deployed in support of Operations ENDURING FREEDOM, IRAQI FREEDOM, and INHERENT RESOLVE.