Professional Profile

13316 186th Ave NE
Woodinville, WA 98072
(425) 753-6924

  1. History: Fourth generation career fire fighter. Began fire service career in 1981.
  2. Battalion Chief: Woodinville Fire & Life Safety, King County, WA. Current assignment: Operations (B-Shift).  Previous assignment: Eight years as Chief of Training.
  3. Graduate: Baccalaureate Degree, California State University at Long Beach
  4. Teaching Credential: California State University at Long Beach
  5. Graduate: National Fire Academy Executive Fire Officer Program
  6. Certificate: National Fire Academy Instructor Specialist
  7. Faculty: Fire Command & Administration Program, Bellevue (WA) Community College
  8. Faculty: Fire Command & Administration Program, Edmonds (WA) Community College
  9. Faculty: Fire Command & Administration Program, Seattle Central Community College
  10. Faculty: King County Officer Development Academy
  11. Developer and Instructor: Building Construction: Strategic and Tactical Considerations
    • FDIC Indianapolis
    • Firehouse World
    • Numerous conferences throughout North America
    • Numerous fire departments throughout North America, including Phoenix, Toronto, and Las Vegas.
  12. Developer and Instructor: FCA-152, Building Construction, a 32-hour college course for the original Fire Command and Administration degree program in Washington State
  13. Co-Developer and Lead Instructor: the Integrated Tactical Accountability System (ITAC)
    • Firehouse World, Firehouse Expo, Firehouse Central, FDIC, and numerous other conferences
  14. Numerous fire departments and conferences throughout North America
  15. Developer: ITAC Hardware, the high-end incident management product line for the IMS Alliance (vests, boards, training material)
  16. Developer and Lead Instructor: the original Command Competency Clinic
  17. Developer and Instructor: The Ten Command-ments of Intelligent & Safe Fireground Operations
    • Firehouse World and Firehouse Expo
    • FDIC Indianapolis
    • Numerous fire departments and conferences throughout North America
  18. Developer, Author, and Instructor: the Fire Station Pyramid of Success
  19. Co-Developer and Instructor: Fire Service Instructor I Curriculum (Accredited in WA for IFSAC Certification and marketed by Action Training Systems for a number of years.)
  20. Developer and Original Coordinator: Officer Development Academy, King County, WA
  21. Developer and Original Coordinator: Advanced Pump Operator Academy, King County, WA
  22. Developer and Original Coordinator: Region IV Multi-Company Fireground Exercises program at the WA State Fire Training Academy at North Bend
  23. Developer and Original Coordinator: Fire and Life Safety Vocational Education Program for junior and senior high school students within the nine school district Northeast Vocational Area Cooperative
  24. Author:
    • Firehouse magazine (provides the Incident Management Solutions column)
    • webcasts
    • FireRescue magazine
    • FDSOA Health and Safety Newsletter
    • Currently developing a soon to be published ITAC Manual and accompanying training package