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  • Bryan, TX
  • United States
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Lives in:
Brazos County Texas
Bryan Fire Department
Assistant Fire Marshal/Battalion Chief
Years of public service:
Serving Since 1998
Agency structure:
Top issues in your department:
Bridging the gaps, wherever they appear.
Professional Qualifications:
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

Current Service:
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, and Instructor. 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 response 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, Assistant Fire Marshal.
Bryan Fire Marshal’s Office is responsible for fire prevention in the city of Bryan including but not limited to site planning and permitting, construction and compliance inspections, investigation of complaints and fires with enforcement action as required, and the support, planning, and delivery of public fire and safety education.

Since 2003- TEEX adjunct instructor. Currently teach Per211 and Per320.
Also Provide Guest lectures in Fire Protection for Texas A&M University Engineering SENG422/677, HAZMAT for TEEX TPA 100 Police Academy at TAMU Rellis Campus.

Since 2018- Member TXSG.
2018-2020 Enlisted Army Component Command, 8th Civil Affairs Regiment, 2nd Civil Affairs Battalion
2020-2021 Assigned 2nd Brigade 3rd Battalion A-Company 1st Platoon
2021-Present Appointed WO1, 2nd Brigade Head Quarters Special Staff.

Courtroom Experience:
Grand Jury Testimony Tx V Dennis Brown
Daubert Hearing Tx V Patrick Pitzer
Testimony TX V Patrick Pitzer

Previous Experience:
1991-2000: Construction, Shipping and Receiving, Cemetery, Manufacturing, Restaurants, Newspaper delivery boy.
Boy Scouts.
Topics you provide training for:
Fire Suppression, Fire Investigation, Fire Inspection, Fire Prevention, Emergency Medical Response, Weapons of Mass Destruction Response. I have been blessed with great teachers. I am willing to share, and anxious to learn more.
Areas of expertise:
Emergency Response: Fire/EMS/Law Enforcement
Fire Prevention: Investigation/Inspection/Public Education.
Military: Civil Affairs/Security Support/General Support (Points of Distribution, Shelter, and Emergency Tracking Network Operations)
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).
Leviticus 19:18
Matthew 22:36-40
Isaiah 7:14
John 3:16
Psalm 23
John 10
My favorite things:
Talking or hearing about Jesus.
God, Family, Country, Kid's Opinions and observations (the smaller the better),
Studying scripture, creating and enjoying good food and good drink, Floating, Rowing, Farming, Hiking, Camping, Politics, Trains, Planes, History, Fire Department Lore past and present, Military Happenings past and present, Old Cars, Motorcycles, Good Dogs, Bad Cats, Funny Goats, Productive Chickens, and Spunky Horses.
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