Manitou presents results of study of Cape Breton, Nova Scotia fire services

Manitou presented findings of its study of the Cape Breton Regional Municipality’s (CBRM) fire services. The fire service is provided by 34 fire departments including career, volunteer, and composite (combination) departments. Manitou’s recommendation supported Council policy while recommending additional funding, better record keeping, and coordinated service delivery and service standards.  

Andover, MA

Fire Rescue Manitou Principal Charles Jennings presents findings from our previous study of Andover Fire Rescue to a public hearing held by the Ballardvale Fire Station Building Committee, with the Board of Selectmen and Andover School Committee.

GIS Mapping

Kaestle-Boos Architects & Mitchell Architects Manitou provides support to Kaestle-Boos Architects and Mitchell Architects on station location study for Town of Sandwich, MA. The study used GIS mapping and analysis to analyze and prioritize among numerous combinations of sites for fire/EMS facilities.


Fire Service Management Manitou Principal Charles Jennings named a Fellow of the Institution of Fire Engineers (IFE). Jennings was recognized for his sustained contributions to the field of fire service management and joins this elite group of members from among the IFE’s over 12,000 global members. Jennings joined the IFE in 1997 when the US

Data System

Canadian Panel Manitou Principal Charles Jennings invited to participate in a Canadian panel evaluating the possibility of forming a national fire data system. The panel, including representation from Provincial Fire Commissioners and the Canadian Association of Fire Chiefs, met in Toronto.

United Nations

Independent Evaluation of Delivering as One Dr. Tristi  Nichols completes her one – year contract with the United Nations, serving on  the Independent Evaluation of Delivering as One, a US$ 2.2 million evaluation effort to assess processes and results   achieved in eight pilot countries, including Albania, Cape Verde, Mozambique, Pakistan, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uruguay  and

Guiding Principles

Key Liaison Between the AEA Board As the key liaison between the AEA Board of Directors and the Task Force responsible for conducting a Review of the Guiding Principles for Evaluators, Dr. Tristi Nichols makes a substantive contribution by developing an Analysis Plan for a major survey extended to the 5,000 member Association. The data