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Lives in:
739 NE Tipton Court, Hillsboro, OR 97124
Hillsboro Fire Department
Fire Chief
Years of public service:
Agency structure:
Paid fire department
Top issues in your department:
Service Delivery
Community Relations
Professional Qualifications:
AA Degree
BA Degree
MA Degree
NWCG ICS Type 1 & 2 Qualifications - AC, IC, OSC, PSC
Topics you provide training for:
A vast multitude:
Command & Control
Special Operations
Areas of expertise:
Special Operations
Command & Control
Incident Management Teams
Chief Seidel is a 30 year fire service veteran. He spent 26 year with the Los Angeles Fire Department and retired in 2004 as an Assistant Chief. He is currently, since 2004, the Fire Chief for Hillsboro Fire Department. He has had the opportunity to speak on an international realm on numerous fire service topics. He also has served on several Incident Management Teams as an Area Commander, Incident Commander, Operations Section Chief and Planning Section Chief. Some of these noteworthy incidents include: World Trade Center, Salt Lake City 2002 Winter Olympics, Northridge Earthquake, Los Angeles Civil Disturbance and Sacramento Floods, and numerous Wildland incidents.
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At 5:32pm on May 4, 2008, Bobby Halton said…
Hey Gary couldn't you find a smaller picture!

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