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Warren Jorgenson
  • 75, Male
  • Willmar Minnesota
  • United States
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Lives in:
620 1st Street South Willmar, MN 56201
Fire/EMS/Safety Center Office of the Chancellor
Southern District Coordinator
Years of public service:
Agency structure:
Paid fire department
Top issues in your department:
Quality Training

Quality Instructor

Do what needs to be done to support the two above items.
Topics you provide training for:
An Adjunct National Fire Academy (NFA) State Instructor for numerous NFA curriculum since 1981
Strategy and Tactics
Training Officers and Instructors
Structure Burn Training Residential and Commercial
Fire Service Management
Fire Service Mediation
Leadership and Department Management, Company and Chief Officers Duties.
Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG).
Course Development
Contextual Training Methods
Firefighter Safety
Computers and networks.
Areas of expertise:
Warren’s passion is helping the firefighters receive the training they need and to help the firefighters to remain safe in an ever-changing work environment. He enjoys working with all aspects of fire service training and is willing to go the extra mile to create a value-added experience for you.

Warren is available on a daily basis to work with clients and assess the fire service management needs and training needed for each individual firefighter. Warren’s role in the fire service arena is really that of a staff developer, instructor, trouble shooter and coordinating specialist in that if your department is in need of information or any type of fire protection management or training, he can provide it or find the appropriate person to bring you the expertise that meets your specific needs. Active computer user, developer of computer programs, websites using various software.
Warren started his fire service career in 1969 on a paid-on-call fire department in Willmar, MN USA and has 39 years of experience in all aspects of the fire service working with volunteer and career fire departments, including fire administration, suppression, prevention and training at the local, state and national levels. Operational experience in rural and urban (FDNY) environments. Command experiences with fire suppression and educational situations.

Is direct.
Shares observation, does not judge.
Measures in a 5, 10, 15, year outlook.
Needs to know about your comfort zone.
Is a moderate to high risk taker.
Looks for performance.
Has conviction to beliefs.
Would rather sweat in training than die on the street.
Life is a draft and the road to success is always under construction.
Loss is uncomfortable, some is preventable.
Committed to excellence.
Cares about people.

Personnel Life:
Wife Jan Lee Jorgenson is a 23 year veteran of the volunteer fire service now retired. Suppression Attack Crew/Fire Motor Operator/State Fire Instructor. Four children and four grandchildren. We love the fire service, motor cycling, hunting, fishing, scuba diving and exploring in Baja, Mexico.

Webmaster for the following websites;
Minnesota Fire Service News

Minnesota State Volunteer Firefighters Association

Fire Instructors and Training Officers of Minnesota
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At 7:32pm on October 13, 2008, Tim Zehnder said…
Whats up Good to see you here

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