Associates degree fire science, associates degree emergency medical technology.
Certifications and Training:
Texas licensed paramedic, TCFP Hazmat Technician, Texas SFFMA Master Firefighter, TCOLE peace officer, TCFP certified arson investigator, TCFP certified fire inspector, Certified Fire Offficer 2, Incident Safety Officer, Certified Wildland Firefighter, Fire and EMS instructor, USFA Juvenile Firesetter Intervention Specialist II
Since 1998- Brazos County Pct 3 VFD as first responder, firefighter, training captain, assistant chief, and fire chief (2003-2016). Current Assistant Chief of Operations, Master Firefighter/Licensed Paramedic. With a great team of firefighters, officers, county and district commissioners, TFS/AFG/USDA and more grants, and unparalleled citizen support built an excellent training program, successfully deployed teams throughout the region, and supported our citizens and sister agencies with highly trained responders.
Since 2000- Bryan Fire Department fire, EMS, rescue, hazmat, fire marshals office. CISM team member. Current Rank Battalion Chief.
Since 2003- TEEX adjunct instructor. Currently teach Per211 and Per320.
Guest lecture Fire Protection Texas A&M University Engineering SENG422/677 at TEEX.
Guest lecture HAZMAT TEEX TPA 100 Police Academy at TAMU Rellis Campus.
Since 2018- Member TXSG.
Grand Jury Testimony Tx V Dennis Brown
Daubert Hearing Tx V Patrick Pitzer
Testimony TX V Patrick Pitzer
1991-2000: Construction, Shipping and Receiving, Cemetery, Manufacturing, Restaurants, Newspaper delivery boy.
Topics you provide training for:
Fire Suppression, Fire Prevention, WMD response, EMS. I have been blessed. Willing to share, and anxious to learn.
Areas of expertise:
Emergency Response: Fire/EMS/Law Enforcement
Fire Prevention: Investigation/Inspection/Public Education.
Have lived around the US and overseas,
I have found my brothers and sisters in every corner of the world,
I'm proud to now call Texas home.
I'm blessed with many friends and family.
I'm blessed with a wonderful wife who honors me, and sharp, compassionate, funny children. (not all kids anymore).
My favorite things:
Talking or hearing about Jesus.
God, Family, Country, Kid's Opinions and observations (the smaller the better),
Bible Study, Floating, Rowing, Farming, Hiking, Beer, Camping, Politics, Trains, Planes, History, Fire Department Lore past and present, Military Happenings past and present, Old Cars, Motorcycles, Good Dogs and Cats, Spunky Horses, House Rabbits, and Smoke alarm parakeets.
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