Expert Qualifications

This former Chief California State Fire Marshal is a consummate expert in fire protection, building codes, and window safety. He has over 40 years of hands-on expertise and currently serves as Executive Director of the National Code Services Association. He also served as the Chair of California‟s Special Arson Task Force and has extensive experience in the investigation of fire origin, cause and spread and also negligence of fire department operations and management. He is a leading expert in window safety and serves on the National Safety Council's Window Safety Task Force.

Bio Snapshot

  • Location: CA
  • AA, Fire Science, Mt San Antonio College
  • BA, University of Redlands
  • MPA, Golden Gate University
  • Member, National Fire Protection Association
  • Member, National Association of State Fire Marshals
  • Member, National Code Services Association
  • Member, International Code Council
  • Former, Fire Marshal, City of San Bernardino
  • Former, Fire Chief, City of Campbell, CA
  • Former, California State Fire Marshal, State of California
  • Current, Independent Fire Protection Consultant
  • Current, Code Coordinator, a Regional Fire Chiefs Organization
  • Current, Executive Director, a National Codes Organization
  • Current, Member of Window Safety Task Force, National Safety Council

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