IL-TF1 USAR Team Haz-Mat Manager
MABAS 44 Haz-Mat Coordinator
Illinois Terrorism Task Force (District 13) Haz-Mat Team Leader
Fire Officer II
Topics you provide training for:
Associate Degree in Fire Science
Associate Degree in Homeland Security
Areas of expertise:
Tom Bentley is a 22 year fireman and Captain with the Quincy Fire Department . He is the Fire Science/EMS, Law Enforcement and Homeland Security Department Chair for John Wood Community College in Quincy, IL. He is a Plans Manager for the Illinois USAR Team IL-TF1. He is the Coordinator for the Haz-Mat Teams in his part of the State (MABAS 44, ITTF 13, Adams County & City of Quincy.) He has consulted for serveral companies including Davis Defence Group where he taught Haz-Mat Response to the Navy; and DEMA the Danish Emergency Management Agency where he helped train their International USAR Team. He reviews Fire Service textbooks for McGraw-Hill and Cengage/Thompson/Delmar Publishing.
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