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|About||Serving the East Bay as Captain of Fire for Oakland FD with 20+ yrs in public safety. While off duty, I consult w/future Firefighters & Police officers, volunteer for Red Cross & many others, Pres for ECCFPD, and spend time with my wife & daughter.|
VICE PRESIDENT BOARD OF DIRECTORS
October 2016 - Present
Appointed by the City of Oakley to serve as a Fire Board Director for the East Contra Costa Fire Protection District.
Vice President of Fire Board from June 2017-Present Director from October 2016-Present
The East Contra Costa Fire Protection District (ECCFPD) provides firefighting personnel and emergency medical services to the residents and businesses in Brentwood, Oakley, Discovery Bay, Bethel Island, Knightsen, Byron, Marsh Creek, and Morgan Territory. The ECCFPD protects approximately 249 square miles and over 110,000 residents.
ECCFPD was established in 2002 with the consolidation of the Bethel Island, East Diablo, and Oakley- Knightsen Fire Protection Districts.
CAPTAIN OF FIRE AT CITY OF OAKLAND
September 2000 - Present
Firefighter/Paramedic from 2000-2005
Lieutenant/Paramedic from 2005-2015
The Lieutenant of Fire is a first line working supervisor with oversight of operational and administrative
activities during duty. In absence of the Captain, the Lieutenant serves in a full authority of that position; participating and supervising the activities of subordinate Firefighters; Engineers; and sometimes; civilian
personnel. The Lieutenant enforces City and Departmental rules and regulations; prepares reports and correspondence
completes logs and forms. This coordinates schedules to ensure appropriate staffing; orders stations supplies; supervises residential and business inspections conducted by station personnel. The Lieutenant participates in emergency medical, rescue, suppression, and clean up operations. In emergencies the Lieutenant serves as incident commander until arrival of higher-ranked officers. The Lieutenant also trains station personnel and takes formal and informal disciplinary action to ensure readiness of the company.
Captain/Paramedic from 2015-Present
The Captain is responsible for all shifts at a fire station, also has command responsibilities at the scene