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Lives in:
Downers Grove, Illinois
Troy Fire District
Training Officer
Years of public service:
Agency structure:
Combination fire department
Top issues in your department:
Decreased staffing, Safety, Training
Professional Qualifications:
Fire Officer II, Training Officer, FD Incident Safety Officer, Instructor II, Haz-Mat Ops, Auto Extrication, C.M.C. rope rescue III, and Fire Prevention Officer
Areas of expertise:
I'm not an expert by any means but, enjoy sharing my knowledge and experiences in Truck Company Operations, Auto Extrication, Firefighter Safety and Technical Rescue.
I am a 40 year member of the fire service. For the past 25 years with the Downers Grove Fire Department assigned to the Truck 2 and Squad 2, and now the Training Officer with the Troy Fire District. I have been certified as a Fire Officer II,Training Officer, Fire Department Incident Safety Officer and an instructor II for the state of Illinois. I instruct for the departments training division, and I am a Field Instructor for the University of Illinois Fire Service Institute. I recently joined on with Brotherhood and I am looking forward to passing on experiences I have gained in my years on the job. I presently instruct Truck Company Operations, Auto Extrication, Firefighter Safety and Technical Rescue.
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