Deputy Chief - Operations

Professional Experience

  • Assistant Fire Chief, Operations, City of Allen, 2004-2017
  • Deputy Fire Chief, Operations, Town of Addison, 2003-2004
  • Division Fire Chief of EMS/Training, Town of Addison, 1999-2003
  • FF/P (Shift EMS Coordinator), Town of Addison, 1994-99

Certifications and Licenses

  • Chief Fire Officer (CFO) and Chief Medical Officer (CMO) Designation from the Center for Public Safety Excellence
  • Awarded the grade of Member by The Institution of Fire Engineers, USA Branch
  • Texas Commission on Fire Protection: Master Firefighter, Instructor III – Master, Master ARFF, Master Arson Investigator, Master Fire Investigator, Incident Safety Officer, Fire Officer I-IV Certifications
  • Texas Department of Health Licensed Paramedic
  • Texas Department of Health Instructor/Examiner
  • TCLEOSE Licensed Master Peace Officer and Instructor

Related Civic and Professional Activities

  • The University of Texas at Dallas MPA Advisory Board Member
  • Collin County Community College EMS Program Advisory Board Member
  • Medical City Plano Institutional Review Board (IRB) Member
  • Allen Community Outreach Board Member 
  • City of Tioga - Mayor Pro Tem 
  • Allen Sunrise Rotary Club, Immediate Past President 
  • International Association of Fire Chiefs
  • Texas Fire Chiefs Association
  • American Society for Public Administration 

Education Background

  • Ph.D. University of Texas, Dallas
  • MPA, University of North Texas
  • BBA, Northwood University
  • AAS, North Central Texas College 
  • Executive Fire Officer Program Graduate, National Fire Academy