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Give a support to Colonel Zdeněk Nytra for Vice President of the CTIF

16. 7. 2015 Curriculum vitae 


To all ordinary CTIF members
Dear colleagues, dear friends,
allow me to ask you for your support at the Delegates Assembly in Zagreb on 3 September 2015 for the candidacy of Col Zdenek NYTRA for the CTIF Vice-president.
Zdenek NYTRA will be in the next year for 40 years a voluntary firefighter and works the whole professional life in professional fire protection. He was a Director of Ostrava-town firefighters for 7 years and is already 15 years a Director of Moravian-Silesian Region Fire Service.
Beside the organisation of European Championship in Fire Sport in 2005 and in 2007 (under patronage of International Federation of Firefighters and Rescuers), Zdenek NYTRA was a head organiser of very successful CTIF Championships in Ostrava in 2009.
Zdenek NYRTRA does not have only abilities in organising of sport competitions, but also long-term practical experience with management of fire protection and with cooperation of voluntary and professional firefighters.
Thanks to his active membership in International Sport Federation of Firefighters and Rescuers and in Czech Association of Fire Officers his election for CTIF Vice-president would add to more efficient and active cooperation among all mentioned organisations what would have for sure positive impact on functioning of CTIF.
I am sure that Col Zdenek NYTRA will contribute to functioning of CTIF.
BG Drahoslav Ryba
Czech National CTIF Committee
Zdeněk Nytra (54)
Candidate of the Czech National CTIF Committee for Vice President of the CTIF
Aims and Objectives:
In the Executive Committee of the CTIF I would like to focus on Competitions and Extrication & New technology, achieve a more effective work participation of associate members and attain better cooperation and coordination among Federation of the European Union Fire Officer Associations and International Sport Federation of Firefighters and Rescuers.
Professional activities, memberships:
  • Director of Fire Rescue Service of Moravian-Silesian Region
  • Member of Executive Committee of the International Sport Federation of Firefighters and Rescuers
  • Member of the Competition Commission of the CTIF
  • President of the Czech Fire Sport Federation
  • Secretary of the Czech Association of Fire Officers
  • Member of Academic Committee of the Faculty of Safety Engineering – Technical University of Ostrava


International work experience:

Head of the Czech Delegation, CTIF Mulhouse, France
President of the National Organizing Committee of the CTIF Championships, Ostrava 2009
Organisation of European Championship in Fire Sport, Ostrava
Organisation of European Championship in Fire Sport, Ostrava
Czech Delegation Head, CTIF Championships Varaždin, Croatia
Head of Czech team in Fire Sport, CTIF Championships - Kuopio, Finland
Course for high-ranking Fire Protection officers, Italy
Course on Hazardous Substances, United Kingdom
Professional experience:
2001 – till now
Fire Rescue Service of Moravian-Silesian Region, Director
1993 – 2000
Fire Rescue Service in Ostrava, Director and District Fire Protection Counsellor
1991 – 1993
Fire Rescue Service in Ostrava, Officer specialist
1984 – 1991
Fire Protection of Railways in Ostrava, Head of Unit
1980 – 1984
Technical University of Ostrava, Faculty of Mining and Geology, Field of Fire protection and Work Safety, state examination – Eng.
1976 – 1980
High School of chemistry Ostrava
Publication and lecture activities:
  • Articles in professional journals
  • Reviewer and opponent of bachelor thesis and doctoral dissertations
  • Conference activity / participation in National and International conferences
  • Experience in lecturing on legislation and tactics


Other activities:
  • Participation in the preparation of legislative proposals and implementing regulations
  • Participation in projects of the Ministry of Interior of the Czech Republic


Mother tongue:
  • Czech language


  • Russian language (upper intermediate)
  • English language (intermediate)


  • Brig. Gen.  Drahoslav RYBA
President of the Czech CTIF National Committee and Director General of Fire Rescue Service of the Czech Republic
  • Eng. Karel Richter
President of Association of Firefighters of Bohemia, Moravia and Silesia
Eng. Zdeněk Nytra
Contact:   E-mail
Martina Rosenbaumová
Secretary of the Czech National CTIF Committee

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