It All Starts with RESPECT

Assistant Fire Chief Clint Ory from Louisiana’s St. Tammany Parish Fire District No. 4 joins on this episode to talk about how important showing respect is to servant leadership and shares a powerful vision of how we could change the world if we had more respect for one another. We welcome in the holiday season with some great insights in how spirituality is a vital aspect of servant leadership and discuss how many of these holidays are routed in the principles of servant leadership. A great discussion on the importance of discovering your own truth while respecting other peoples truth helps to illustrate how we can build from our similarities and learn from our differences. 

Clint has been a firefighter for over 30 years and also is certified as a Hazardous Material Technician, Fire Investigator, Executive Fire Officer, and as a Paramedic. He has serve in numerous leadership positions throughout his career and also dedicates his off time to serving in his community and surrounding states after natural disasters. 

Clint is a certified ACE Peer Fitness Trainer and helped create the St. Tammany Parish Hospital Firefighter Wellness Program including the design and validation of the Firefighter Advanced Fit for Duty assessment. He serves as the subject matter expert for St. Tammany Parish Hospital on NFPA 1582 -Standard on Comprehensive Occupational Medical Programs for Fire Departments. Clint voluntarily works with Firefighters who need assistance in meeting the essential job functions after returning from extended absences due to injury or illness. 

Clint serves on several public safety associations and committees including the Parish Emergency Management Advisory Committee. Clint has served as a Boy Scouts of America Scout Master for many years, and earned the BSA Wood Badge from the Sam Houston Area Council in 2011/2012, he has worked with youth for most of his adult life through his church service and other programs. Clint was awarded First Responder of the Year in 1996 by OLL Knights of Columbus, The Louisiana Distinguished Civilian Service Medal from The Louisiana National Guard in 2001, the Friends of the Military Award 

from the Mayor’s Military Advisory Committee of Greater New Orleans in 2002 and the YMCA Northshore Heroes Award in 2018. Clint graduated from the 10-month Leadership St. Tammany program for emerging and existing leaders in June 2019. As part of his volunteer church service, he was assigned in July 2017 to serve pastorally as the Bishop for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Covington. Clint currently serves as First Counselor in the Slidell Stake Presidency for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, serving 8 congregations across South Eastern Louisiana and South West Mississippi. Clint and his wife Danelle Danos Ory have been happily married since October 1994, they have three adult children Logan, Hannah and Elisabeth and a daughter in law Lindsay. 


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