Christopher Baker
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  • Fresno, CA
  • United States
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The Value of Mentorship

Mentorship is vital to the future succession planning of the fire service. Everyone can positively benefit from having a mentor. Mentorship is how we bring continuous improvement to our profession. There is value in having an established advisor in your life to offer you counsel and guidance throughout your career.I have immensely benefited from the sound guidance from my…See More
Dec 5
Christopher Baker posted a blog post

The Value of Mentorship

Mentorship is vital to the future succession planning of the fire service. Everyone can positively benefit from having a mentor. Mentorship is how we bring continuous improvement to our profession. There is value in having an established advisor in your life to offer you counsel and guidance throughout your career.I have immensely benefited from the sound guidance from my…See More
Nov 27
Christopher Baker's blog post was featured

Fire Engineering Radio: The Future Firefighter Podcast

(Photo Credits: Steve Redick).Listen to Fire Engineering Radio: the Future Firefighter Podcast as we discuss the importance of implementing a plan and the process of becoming a firefighter.Link:…See More
Nov 16
Christopher Baker posted a blog post

Fire Engineering Radio: The Future Firefighter Podcast

(Photo Credits: Steve Redick).Listen to Fire Engineering Radio: the Future Firefighter Podcast as we discuss the importance of implementing a plan and the process of becoming a firefighter.Link:…See More
Nov 15
Christopher Baker's blog post was featured

Fire Engineering Radio: The Future Firefighter Podcast with Dr. Richard Gasaway

Dr. Gasaway is widely considered to be one of the nation's leading authorities on human error, situational awareness and high-risk decision making processes. His work has been chronicled in more than 450 books, book chapters, journals and website articles and he has delivered over 4,000 presentations to 62,000+ first responders, business leaders, industrial workers,…See More
Aug 5
Christopher Baker posted a blog post

Fire Engineering Radio: The Future Firefighter Podcast with Dr. Richard Gasaway

Dr. Gasaway is widely considered to be one of the nation's leading authorities on human error, situational awareness and high-risk decision making processes. His work has been chronicled in more than 450 books, book chapters, journals and website articles and he has delivered over 4,000 presentations to 62,000+ first responders, business leaders, industrial workers,…See More
Jul 23
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Jun 7
Christopher Baker's blog post was featured

Fire Engineering Radio: The Future Firefighter Podcast with Captain Justin Schorr

“Argue for your limitations, and sure enough, they’re yours.”– Richard BachIn this episode, Chris Baker sits down with Rescue Captain, Justin Schorr, "the Happy Medic" to talk about what he's learned over the last 25 years in the fire service and why one of the worst pieces of advice is "get your Medic."…See More
May 31
Christopher Baker posted a blog post

Fire Engineering Radio: The Future Firefighter Podcast with Captain Justin Schorr

“Argue for your limitations, and sure enough, they’re yours.”– Richard BachIn this episode, Chris Baker sits down with Rescue Captain, Justin Schorr, "the Happy Medic" to talk about what he's learned over the last 25 years in the fire service and why one of the worst pieces of advice is "get your Medic."…See More
May 22
Christopher Baker's blog post was featured

Fire Engineering Radio: The Future Firefighter Podcast with the Happy Medic

Tune in on Tuesday, May 21st at 4:30 PM PST / 7:30 PM EST for this episode of the Fire Engineering: The Future Firefighter Podcast with Rescue Captain Justin Schorr, of the Happy Medic, as we discuss why it is important to become a paramedic for the future firefighter.Here is a Hint... You have to WANT to…See More
May 20
Christopher Baker posted a blog post

Fire Engineering Radio: The Future Firefighter Podcast with the Happy Medic

Tune in on Tuesday, May 21st at 4:30 PM PST / 7:30 PM EST for this episode of the Fire Engineering: The Future Firefighter Podcast with Rescue Captain Justin Schorr, of the Happy Medic, as we discuss why it is important to become a paramedic for the future firefighter.Here is a Hint... You have to WANT to…See More
May 19
Christopher Baker's blog post was featured

Fire Engineering Radio: The Future Firefighter Podcast: Show Notes

 Fire Engineering: The Future Firefighter Podcast Show Notes Chris Baker, has over thirteen years of experience in volunteer, combination, and career, fire departments in California.  He holds a…See More
Apr 24

Profile Information

What State do you live in?
CA
Type of Organization
Paid Fire Department
Job Function
Firefighter/Driver Operator, Other
Years in Fire/EMS:
13
Primary Fire/EMS Department:
North Central Fire Protection District
Years With Department/Agency
N/A
Web Site:
http://instructorchrisbaker.com
About Me:
Chris Baker, has over thirteen years of experience in volunteer, combination, and career, fire departments in California. He holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Anthropology and Associates of Science Degree in Fire Service Command, Company Officer. Chris is a California State Fire Training certified Fire Officer, Driver-Operator, Fire Instructor, and Lead Firefighter I Certification Evaluator. He has over nine years of teaching experience as an Adjunct Instructor in the EMS discipline, Firefighter 1 Academy Instructor, and Fire Science Instructor in the California Community Colleges System. Chris is a member of the California Fire Technology Directors’ Association and the California Training Officers Association. He served as a volunteer Peer Reviewer on the FY 2017 Staffing for Adequate Fire & Emergency Response Grants (SAFER) for both hiring and recruitment/retention. Chris also served as a Peer Reviewer on the FY 2017 Assistance to Firefighters Grants (AFG) and the FY 2018 Assistance to Firefighters Grants (AFG). He is a Volunteer Advocate Regional Manager, Region IX (CA, NV, AZ, HI) for the Everyone Goes Home Program through the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation. Chris also serves as a volunteer member of the International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC) Safety, Health and Survival Section serving in their staging area. He was a member of the 2018 and 2019 Safety Stand Down committees. Chris is a member of the Board of Directors and Public Information Officer (PIO) for the National Fire Heritage Center located in Emmitsburg, Maryland. He is a National Fire Service Instructor teaching at notable fire conferences across the country including the Fire Department Instructors Conference (FDIC) International. Chris is the co-host of the Fire Engineering: The Future Firefighter Podcast, and he writes blog articles published through Firefighter Nation and the Fire Engineering Training Community on mentoring the future generations of the fire service.
Day Job:
Fire Engineer
Relationship Status:
Married
Facebook or Other Online Profile:
http://www.facebook.com/InstructorChrisBaker/
Why I Joined Fire/EMS
http://my.firefighternation.com/profiles/blogs/why-i-became-a-publi...

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The Value of Mentorship

Posted on November 27, 2019 at 2:00am 0 Comments

Mentorship is vital to the future succession planning of the fire service. Everyone can positively benefit from having a mentor. Mentorship is how we bring continuous improvement to our profession. There is value in having an established advisor in your life to offer you counsel and…

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Fire Engineering Radio: The Future Firefighter Podcast

Posted on November 15, 2019 at 9:30pm 0 Comments

(Photo Credits: Steve Redick).

Listen to Fire Engineering Radio: the Future Firefighter Podcast as we discuss the importance of implementing a plan and the process of becoming a firefighter.

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Fire Engineering Radio: The Future Firefighter Podcast with Dr. Richard Gasaway

Posted on July 23, 2019 at 2:00pm 0 Comments

Dr. Gasaway is widely considered to be one of the nation's leading authorities on human error, situational awareness and high-risk decision making processes. His work has been chronicled in more than 450 books, book chapters, journals and website articles and he has delivered over…

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Fire Engineering Radio: The Future Firefighter Podcast with Captain Justin Schorr

Posted on May 22, 2019 at 10:30pm 0 Comments

“Argue for your limitations, and sure enough, they’re yours.”

– Richard Bach

In this episode,…

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At 2:55pm on August 18, 2017, Fireyladd - Chief Sharp said…

Welcome to Firefighter Nation Christopher. I'm glad you joined the group. There is lots to do, read and be involved with. Your participation and involvement is important to us all.
Chief William Sharp- Retired
Brookings Fire / Rescue
Living in Alaska

At 1:05pm on August 10, 2017, Dalmatian Productions, Inc. said…

Thanks, Chris. Great to be friends here as well. Look forward to having the chance to chat and to see you down here in sunny (not so much today!) Florida, for the Great Florida Fire School!

Stay Safe!

 
 
 

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