Need an instructor for a class? Here is the place to find them! This is in the initial development stages, but the goal is to provide a list of quality instructors for the Oregon Fire Service.
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Title and description of class(s) (no description necessary for common classes such as "Hazardous Materials Awareness and Operations")
Your current NFPA Instructor level (NFPA Instructor I, II, or III) if applicable.
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I am a Fire Instructor II. I am also an Instructor for AMLS, PHTLS, ACLS, PALS, ENPC, TNCC, BLS. See attached flyers for more information on current classes.
Mary Ann Vaughan(541) 430-7149www.emtassoc.com
S-29O, S-215, S-331
My specialty is the Intermediate Wildland Fire Behavior (S-290) course. I will customize it for your area`s fuel type and either engine company or hand crew personnel.
I am a retired CAL FIRE Battalion Chief and I am active with the Dallas Fire Dept. and MWFIA.
Name: Sam Phillips
Cellular Telephone: 503-507-6221
· Incident Safety Officer-NFA
· Health & Safety Officer-NFA
· Safety & Health Requirements Company Officer (meets Fire Officer I)
· Advanced Incident Safety Officer (meets NFPA Fire Officer II)
· Confined Space Rescue Awareness & Operations
· Confined Space Rescue Awareness & Operations w/Hazardous Materials Involvement
· Hazardous Materials Awareness - NFPA 472 2008 ed
· Hazardous Materials Operations - NFPA 472 2008 ed
· Hazardous Materials On Scene Incident Command - NFPA 472 2008 ed
· L-954 FEMA Type III All Hazards Safety Officer
· L-958 FEMA Type III All Hazards Operations Section Chief
· L-950 FEMA Type III All Hazards Incident Commander
· L-952 FEMA Type III All Hazard Public Information Officer
· L-960 FEMA Type III All Hazards Division Supervisor
· L-956 FEMA Type III All Hazard Liaison Officer
· Hazard Trees The Silent Firefighter Killer - 2 Hr
· NFA Command & General Staff Functions in ICS Type III IMT
· Basic Air Monitoring
· S-215 Fire Operations in the Urban Interface
· Firefighter Safety & Survival, The Company Officer’s Responsibility
· Liquefied Petroleum Gas Fire Attack
· I-100 Introduction to Incident Command
· I-200 Basic Incident Command System
· I-300 Intermediate Incident Command System
· I-400 Advanced Incident Command System
· I- 401 Multi-Agency Coordination of Incident Command System
· Building Construction for Fire Suppression – Wood & Ordinary Construction
· Building Construction for Fire Suppression – Fire Resistive Construction
Instructor Biography- Deputy Chief Phillips holds a Masters in Executive Fire service leadership; he is a graduate of the National Fire Academy’s Executive Fire Officer Program, earned his Bachelor Degree in Management from Northwest Christian College, holds an Associate Degree in Fire Science, and is certified as Instructor for Phi Theta Kappa Leadership Development Studies. Chief Phillips is an active responder with the Oregon State Fire Marshal's Office Incident Management Teams as a Type II Deputy Operations Section Chief and is assigned as a Type I Safety Officer trainee with Mike Morcom's Pacific Northwest National Incident Management Team. Currently Chief Phillips serves as the Hillsboro Fire Department’s Deputy Chief of Administration and has 15 years experience in Oregon Haz-Mat Teams. Phillips participates in the Metro Fire Safety Officer’s & Oregon Safety Officer's Association.
Chief Phillips Joined Hillsboro Fire & Rescue in October of 2005 and brings with him more than 32 years of fire service experience. Chief Phillips has held the positions of Firefighter, Investigator, Lieutenant, Captain, Battalion Chief, and Assistant Chief.
Richard Anderson is currently the Lieutenant/Training Officer for the Estacada Rural Fire District and serves as the Training Director for the Northwest Association of Fire Trainers. He holds an AAS in Structural Fire Science and is certified as an NFPA Instructor 2, NFPA Fire Officer 2, Wildland Interface Strike Team Task Force Leader, NFPA Rope Rescue Technician, NFPA Vehicle and Machinery Rescue, Haz-Mat Incident Commander, Technician and EMT-Intermediate. Current course list for Instructing:
Firefighter 1 & 2 Courses
S-133 Look Up, Look Down, Look Around
S-205/215 Fire Operations in the Urban Interface
S-230 Crew Boss
S-231 Engine Boss
S-121 Advanced Firefighting
Wildland Refresher Classes
NFPA Fire Apparatus Driver/Operator
NFPA Apparatus Equipped with a Fire Pump
(503) 630-7704 (work)
(541) 806-1008 (mobile)
Bill Henle (CHMM)
recently retired from Portland Fire and Rescue, brings over 35 years of Hazmat
and Fire Response experience to the classroom which makes his training a “real
world” experience. He has trained
thousands of Fire and other personnel across the U.S. including the Oregon
State Hazmat Teams, the FBI, the Military, and the private sector. Bill is also a Presenter and Lecturer at
Conferences across the U.S.
Current Course Offerings:
On-Scene Incident Command (Tactics Oriented Version)
Awareness and Operations
Technician (IAFF – Weeks 1,2,3 and 4)
24 and 40 Hour
Safety Officer – 16 hour
Drug Lab Response (Various levels)
Decon – First Receiver
Emergencies (8 hour)
for all above
email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org
Devon Wells is currently the Fire Chief at Hood River Fire
Department, Instructor 1, EMT-Paramedic, Division Supervisor/Structural
Protection Specialist. In pool for Structure Protection Specialist on NW Type 2
Incident Management Team. Coordinator of the Columbia Gorge
Academy, Western Director
of the International Society of Fire Service Instructors (ISFSI). Presents at
national conferences on topics of Instructional Leadership, Training Program
Management for Small Departments, and other topics. Current course list for Instructing:
Incident Safety Officer
Haz Mat On Scene Incident Command
Firefighter 1 and 2 level courses
Wildland Courses (S130, S190, S131, S290)
NIMS Courses (I100, I200, I300, I400)
Wildland Safety Principles Applied to All Hazard Emergencies
(2 hour course)
Training Program Management for Small Departments (2 or 4
Regional Volunteer Fire Academies (2 hours course)
Current Captain Training Officer Clackamas Fire District #1, part-time faculty Portland Community College, President of Northwest Association of Fire Trainers (NAFT), Vice-President OFIA, Instructor III, EMT- Paramedic, NAFT Instructor of the Year 2008, DPSST DLO
Courses; DPSST Certified State and Local Government, Instructor I Instructor II, & Haz-Mat Awareness and Operations. Also Compartment Fire Behavior Training Instructor (CFBT), Live Fire Instructor Trainer, Reading Smoke in Building Construction, & Fire Behavior. Have expertise in coordination of large scale courses and fire academies.
Multiple classes available including fire service strategy and tactics, ICS 100, 200, 300, 400, 700 and 800, water rescue, confined space rescue, communicable diseases, advanced airway, Communicating in Difficult Situations, rope rescue, time management, S130/190, S230/231, S290, hazardous materials awareness and operations, hazardous materials refresher training, multi-casualty incidents, NFPA Incident Safety Officer, NFPA Instructor I, NFPA Instructor II, Live Fire Training in Acquired Structures, emergency management and EOP development, and many more. Custom classes available.
Currently the Fire Chief of Forest Grove, Faculty at Linn-Benton Community College, President OFIA, NFPA Instructor III, EMT-Paramedic, Hazardous Materials Technician, NFPA Swiftwater, Rope, Collapsed Structure and Confined Space Rescue Technician. 2009 OFIA Instructor of the Year, 2009 Part Time Faculty of the Year for Linn-Benton Community College
This is the DPSST approved Maritime Fire Service Boat Operator series. The curriculum can be taught in whole or in parts and spans the Awareness through the Rescue Boat certification. The course content well exceeds the core DPSST requirements for each level presented and includes a significant amount of additional practical applications garnered from actual rescue boat operations.
Marine Experience LLC has been in business since 1998 and has taught hundreds of public safety officers, wildlife officials and private personnel the art of boat operations and rescue boat operations. The curriculum is specifically tailored to teach agency based upon their watercraft type, response areas and team make-up. Marine Experience specializes in swiftwater boat operations and has successfully completed numerous training contracts with local and federal agencies. Examples of some of past contract agencies are City of Spokane Fire, Tualatin Valley Fire and Rescue, City of Hillsboro, City of Salem Fire Department, City of Lake Oswego Fire, Vancouver Fire, Gresham Emergency Services and United State Department of Agriculture.
ICS course 200, 300 and 400.
S200 Initial Attack IC
S-215 Fire Ops in the Wildland Iurban Interface
S-230 Crew Bos
S-231 Engine Boss
S-300 Extended Attack IC
S-331 Task Force Strike Team Leader
L-180 Human Factors on the Fire Line
L-280 Followership to Leadership
I have taught all of the courses over the past several years through Clackamas Community College, the NW Association of Fire Trainers and by personal contact with agencies needing the courses. I am currently in the Operations Section on the Oregon/Calif Type 2 IMT and in the "pool" resources for the OSFM IMTs.
I am on the DPPST qualified instructor list for all of these courses.
NFPA Instructor II