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Firehouse Zen - Fire and Emergency Service Blog
Hilton Head Island, SC
Hilton Head Island Fire & Rescue
Years of public service:
Paid fire department
Top issues in your department:
Rapidly replacing personnel who are retiring
Creating traditions in a young department
Returning our department to our previously excellent reputation
Facilitating change for growth and increased customer service
Fire Science Degree - Savannah Technical College
NFA Executive Fire Officer
NPQ and IFSAC Fire Officer, Instructor, HAZMAT Tech, Ladder Driver/Operator, Firefighter certifications, National Registry Paramedic
Topics you provide training for:
Incident Command, Fire and Emergency Service Management and Leadership, Heavy/Technical Rescue
Areas of expertise:
Incident Command, Emergency Services Management, and organizational development for special teams, especially in regard to issues of strategic planning, implementation, budgeting, political action, and intragovernmental relations.
Deputy Director, South Carolina US&R Task Force One
Vice-Chairman, State Urban Search and Rescue Alliance (SUSAR)
Chairman, NFPA 1006- Pro Quals for Rescue Technicians
Emergency service instructor, author, and consultant
Thanks for joining CSF (Common Sense Firefighting). It's a fire ground decision making and leadership page on the site. Jump into any discussion at any time. There are some good ones going right now. I think you'll like the threads on the page by looking at your page here and the web site. We could use your perspective. How many members do you get on the first due alarm Hilton Head FD?
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