Chapel Hill
Senior Instructor, Chief Dan Leadership LLC and Brave Fire Leader Academy 2016 - Present Fire Chief, Chapel Hill Fire Rescue, Chapel Hill, NC 1990-2015 FF/PM, Lieutenant, EMS Chief, Training Chief, Deputy Chief, Pinellas Park Fire Dept., Pinellas Park, FL 1974-1990 Commander, Pinellas County Haz-Mat Team, 1985-1990 Editor-in-Chief, National Fire & Rescue Magazine, Raleigh NC 1998-2008 Senior Instructor (PT), Pinellas Fire Academy, Pinellas County, FL 1978-1987
St.Petersburg College, St. Petersburg FL, Fire Administration Studies and Paramedic certification Alamance Community College, Alamance County, NC - General Studies University of North Carolina School of Government, Chapel Hill, NC - Municipal Administration Certification and Public Executive Leadership Academy Fire Certifications - EMT, Paramedic, FF III, Fire Officer III, Fire Instructor III, Haz-Mat Technician & Specialist, USAR Collapse Technician
Past President and Life Member - International Society of Fire Service Instructors Life Member - International Assoc. of Fire Chiefs Life Member - NC Assoc. of Fire Chiefs Past Chairman and Member - NFPA 610 Committee, Safety Operations for Motorsports Member - 1998 Presidential Blue Ribbon Panel, Review of the U.S. Fire Administration Past Member - National Pro Board, Accreditation Committee Past President - Florida Chapter of ISFSI
Managing People, textbook pub. 1987 by ISFSI Numerous Articles and editorials - Fire House Magazine, Fire Engineering Magazine, National Fire & Rescue Magazine, Fire Command Magazine, Instructor Guides ISFSI, The ISFSI Voice, National Fire Sprinkler Journal
Firefighter of Year, Pinellas Park FL 1978 Fire Instructor of the Year, State of Florida 1981 Person of the Year, American Fire Sprinkler Assoc. 1997 Carolina Mosaic People Who Make a Difference, UNC-CH 1998 Order of Knights of Life Safety Servants 1999 IAFC President's Award, 2000 Goodmon Award for Regional Leadership in Triangle of NC 2004 Chamber of Commerce Town & Gown Award 2014 Order of Long Leaf Pine Award by NC Governor, 2015
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