Fred Cadena dedicated three decades of his career to ensuring safety and managing facilities as the Director at West Chicago School District 33. His commitment extended beyond his role, actively engaging in pivotal organizations like NISSAA (Northern Illinois School Safety Administrator Association) and the DuPage County Safety Task Force. Fred’s expertise was invaluable as a member of the DuSMART School Mutual AidAdvisory Panel. Additionally, he shared his knowledge as a Safety Consultant for the DuPage County Regional Office of Education. His contributions significantly shaped safety measures in both educational institutions and broader county initiatives. He has been involved in many trainings over the years, which have been integral to the amount of knowledge he has around all aspects of school safety.