Other Past or Current Departments and Organizations
31 years total including time with the following past departments: Lyndon State College Fire Department, Ludlow VT Fire Department, North Bethlehem NY Fire Department, North Clarendon VT Fire Department, Essex, VT Fire Department, Harwich, MA Fire Department, Colchester Center VT Fire Company, Lyndon State College Rescue, Ludlow Ambulance
FFI/II, Instructor I/II, Fire Officer I, Driver/Operator - Pumper, Hazmat Operations, NIMS 100-400, EMT-B, AMLS, PHTLS BLS Instructor.
Fire & Life Safety Educator I/II, Inspector I/II, Juvenile Firesetting Intervention Specialist, CERT Trainer.
Current Regional represenative LA Arson & Fire Prevetion Association.
National Fire Academy & Specialist Instructor -Public Education & Juvenile Firesetting Intervention. Regional Instructor - Smoke Reading; Rapid Intervention; Large Vehicle Fire Operations as well as other operational topics. Department instructor. LSU Lead Evaluator and 1403 Instructor.
Past Member Vermont Juvenile Firesetting Task Force, Chittenden County Juvenile Firesetting task Force. Vermont Firefighters Assoc. Public Education Committee; Former Chair Northwest Vermont Fire & Life Safety Committee.
Public Education and Training Coordinator, Combination Department
Why I Joined Fire/EMS
Always had an interest and attended a college that had a student staffed and managed fire and EMS unit. Rose to rank of Fire Chief via Captain and Training Officer.