Idyllwild Fire Chief Patrick Reitz. Photo courtesy IFPD

Idyllwild Fire Chief Patrick Reitz is the featured speaker at the Associates of Idyllwild Arts Foundation’s Spotlight on Leadership.

Reitz will speak on his personal background and the fire department’s history in Idyllwild.

With fire season upon us, Reitz will speak to residential abatement, highlighting what can be done to protect neighborhoods and, time permitting, give some tips on disaster preparedness.

His talk will take place in the Fireside Room in Nelson Hall on the Idyllwild Arts dampus during the meeting that begins at 10 a.m. and ends at noon Monday, May 14.