More than twelve years of progressively responsible public and private safety experience and numerous professional certifications.
City of Sacramento, Sacramento, CA Deputy Fire Chief, 1996 - Present
Designed and implemented the district's emergency medical services program, which is now used as a model by numerous other California fire departments. Instituted semi-automatic external defibrillator program.
Professional Ambulance Service, Ventura, CA Lead Paramedic, 1990 - 1995
Provided advanced life support emergency ambulance service for Ventura county and surrounding areas.
M.A. Public Administration, 1995
University of California, Berkeley, CA
Certified Safety Manager
Certified Safety Technician
Certified Fire Fighter I & II, State of California
Hazardous Materials Technician
Fire Suppression Systems Inspector