Expertise DescriptionI have more than 30 years experience in Fire Service and Fire Investigation. My areas of expertise include burns, fire behavior, fire suppression and elementary recognition of fire cause and origin. I have experience investigating various types of fires ranging from structure type to grass and brush, as well as accidental to incendiary. I have over 10 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.
Areas of Expertise
My expert witness experience includes matters related to arson and incendiary fires.
My professional experience includes working as a Firefighter, Fire Inspector, Fire Captain, Fire Marshal, and Fire Investigator.
|A.A.||General Education||Santa Rosa Junior College|
|B.S.||Occupational Studies u2013 Vocational Arts||California State University Long Beach|
|Certified Fire Officer u2013 State of California|
|Certified Chief Officer u2013 State of California|
|Certified Fire Investigator Level I u2013 State of California|
|Certified Fire Investigator Level II u2013 State of California|
|Certified Fire Instructor I u2013 State of California|
Awards & Affiliation
|Member of the California Conference of Arson Investigators (CCAI)|
|Member of the International Association of Arson Investigators (IAAI)|
|Member of the National Association of Fire Investigators (NAFI)|
|Member of the Sonoma County Fire Investigation Task Force (FITF)|
California Conference of Arson Investigators (CCAI)
Partial List of Consulting Expert Witness Cases