The Good Life – November-December 2019

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On the cover - West Fargo Fire Chief Dan Fuller, Local Hero - Fargo Police Sergeant Kevin Pallas, Having a Beer with Radio Host, Scott Hennen, Hunting with Bret Amundson and more in Fargo Moorhead's only men's magazine.

ON THE COVER | DAN FULLER

“Much of my free time was spent on completing the applied

research projects for the course. Now that the course is

finished, I’m looking to fill that free time back up with more

advanced education,” said Fuller.

Next, Fuller has his eyes set on The National Preparedness

Leadership Initiative at the Kennedy School at Harvard

University. The two part course with class time in December

2019 and June 2020 will “equip leaders with the skills,

knowledge, and abilities to effectively lead during crisis in

the 21st century.”

Giving Back is The Good Life

The red lights, sirens, and big fire truck are assuredly

glorious parts of the job, but what consistently fuels the

West Fargo Fire Chief the most is more intrinsic.

“I’m passionate about serving the community. My whole

career has been about that serving others. As I’ve gotten

older, have started to slow down a bit, and especially in the

role I’m in now, what keeps me motivated is the drive to put

others first,” said Fuller.

Fuller’s motivation to serve others expands outside of the

fire station on 1st Avenue as he proudly serves on the

Advisory Board for the Salvation Army, Sanford Health

EMS Education, and the North Dakota Fire Chiefs

Association along with being a member of the West Fargo

Exchange Club. Previously, he has served on the North

Dakota Firefighters Association Certification Advisory

Board and the Professional Firefighters of North Dakota.

“My favorite part of being on the Salvation Army board is

seeing the way how that organization does the most good

for those who are underserved in our communities. From

providing meals in their downtown center, to coats for kids,

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