• PAUL CUMBAA

    Education/Training

    • Alabama State Fire College Certifications: Firefighter I & II, Apparatus Operator, Aerial Operations, Instructor I, Fire Officer I & II, Marine Firefighter I, Live Fire Awareness, Live Fire instructor
    • University of south Alabama: Emergency Medical Technician Paramedic, Hazardous Materials Technician
    • American Heart Association CPR Instructor
    • Lamar University: Industrial Fire School
    • Rural Metro Emergency Response Training Academy: Industrial Fire Training, Confined Space Rescue
    • Emergency Vehicle Operator Course Instructor
    • NIMS 100, 200, 300, 700, 800

     

    Work History

    • Member of City of Mobile Fire Rescue Department 1983-2014
    • Firefighter, Driver, Firemedic, Company Officer
    • Training Officer for Mobile Fire Rescue Department
    • Emergency Medical Instructor

     

    Areas of Instruction

    • Industrial Fire, Medical, Incident Command
  • DON ENGLISH

    Education/Training

    • NIMS 100,200,700, 701,702,703,704,800

     

    Experience/Work History

    • Instructor for Department of Homeland Security Center for Domestic preparedness
  • WILL ERVIN

    Training/Education

    • Alabama State Fire College (ProBoard): Firefighter I&II, Hazardous Materials Technician, Incident Safety Officer, Fire Instructor I, Fire Officer I, Apparatus Operator
    • High Angle Rescue Technician, Confined Space Rescue Technician
    • Nationally Registered EMT-Paramedic
    • Emergency Vehicle Operator Course
    • AHA CPR Instructor
    • Advanced Open Water Dive Instructor
    • Public Safety Diver
    • Dive Master

     

    Experience/Work History

    • Captain on Porch Creek Fire Department. Atmore, Alabama
    • Member of dedicated emergency response team for  Wackenhut Incorporated located at Ciba EHS&E McIntosh, Alabama
    • Firefighter for Columbus Fire and EMS Columbus, Georgia
    • Firefighter/NCOIC Fort Benning, Georgia

     

    Area of Instruction

    • Industrial Fire, HazMat, Technical Rope Rescue, Incident Command, Medical
  • CHARLIE FAULK

    Education/Training

    • Alabama State Fire College Certifications (Proboard): Firefighter I & II, Hazardous Materials Technician, Instructor I
    • Rural Metro Corporation: Shipboard Firefighting, Confined Space Rescue
    • National Fire Academy: Incident Command, HazMat Command
    • Other: Radiological Monitoring, Natural Gas Firefighting, High Angle Rope rescue

     

    Work History

    • Member of the City of Mobile Fire Rescue Department 1970-1995
    • Firefighter, Driver, Company Officer on Mobile Fire Rescue Department
    • Instructor at Pyrotech Firefighting and Sea School
    • Firefighter at ThyssenKrupp Steel USA, LLC

     

    Areas of Instruction

    • Industrial Fire, Incident Command
  • BILL GREEN

    Education/Training

    • ProBoard certifications in Advanced Exterior Industrial Firefighter, Interior Industrial Firefighting. Fire Brigade leadership, Fire Service instructor, Hazardous Materials Technician, Rope Rescue Technician.
    • Numerous classes at the National Fire Academy
    • NIMS 100,200,300,700,800
    • University of South Alabama: State Licensed EMT-Basic
    • American Red Cross CPR & First Aid Instructor

     

    Experience/Work History

    • Began as Industrial Firefighter with Shell Agricultural Chemical Corporation 1968
    • American Red Cross Disaster Team Leader 1970s & 1980s
    • Fire Chief and HazMat Response Coordinator at DuPont Chemical  till 2001
    • Training Chief for Creola Volunteer Fire Department 1990-2001
    • Master Firefighter Certification with the State Firefighters and Fire Marshalls Association of Texas
    • In 2004 began work as an Adjunct Instructor with Texas A&M Fire School
    • During the 1990s served on the Board of Directors for the Greater Mobile Industrial Association and The Greater Mobile Emergency Preparedness Association and was instrumental in the design and construction of Avery Oliver Field. Now Gulf Coast Emergency Response Academy
    • Member and President of the American Society of Safety Engineers

     

    Areas of Instruction

    • Industrial Fire, HazMat, Incident Command
  • KENDAL HADAWAY

    Education/Training

    • Alabama State Fire College( ProBoard): Firefighter I & II,  HazMat Technician, Apparatus Operator, Aerial Apparatus, Fire Service Instructor, Live Fire Instructor, Rapid Intervention Training, Rope Rescue Technician I & II, Confined Space I & II, Trench Rescue I & II, Swift Water/ Surface Water Rescue I & II
    • OSHA 10 & OSHA 30 Safety Training
    • NIMS 100, 200, 300, 400, 701,702, 703,704,800
    • Competent Person for Fall Protection
    • Associate Degree in Electrical and Instrumentation
    • Nationally Registered EMT-Basic

     

    Experience/Work history

    • Experience as Industrial  Electrician
    • Dedicated Industrial Emergency Response Team member for ThyssenKrupp Steel, AM/NS Steel.

     

    Areas of Instruction

    • Industrial Fire, HazMat, Technical Rope Rescue
  • ALEX HART

    Training/Education

    • Alabama State Fire College (Proboard): Firefighter I&II, HazMat Technician, Rope Rescue Technician I&II, Confined Space Rescue Technician I&II, Trench Rescue Technician I&II, Swift Water Rescue Technician,
    • NIMS 100, 200, 300, 700, 800
    • Competent Person for Fall Protection
    • Nationally Registered EMT-D

     

    Experience/Work History

    • Captain on dedicated emergency response team at AM/NS Steel Plant Calvert, Al
    • Firefighter Mobile Fire Rescue Department
    • Industrial Plumber

     

    Area of Instruction

    • Industrial Fire, HazMat, Technical Rope Rescue, Incident Command
  • BRETT HATAWAY

    Education/Training

    • Alabama State Fire College (ProBoard): Firefighter I & II, Fire Inspector I & II, Fire Service Instructor I & II, Fire Officer I & II, HazMat Technician, HazMat Incident Command, Apparatus Operator, Aerial Apparatus, Rope Rescue Technician I & II, Confined Space Technician I & II,
    • Nationally Registered EMT-Basic
    • NIMS 100, 200, 300, 400, 700, 800
    • AHA CPR Instructor

     

    Experience/Work History

    • Dedicated Industrial Emergency Response Team Centerra Group LLC/BASF Chemical
    • Emergency Response Team Member, Wackenhut Services, LLC/ Iraq
    • City of Montgomery Fire Department: 1994-2007. Positions: Firefighter, Driver, Sergeant

     

    Area of Instruction

    • Industrial Fire, Technical Rope Rescue, HazMat
  • GREG MAY

    Education/Training

    • Alabama State Fire College (Proboard): Firefighter I & II, HazMat Technician, Managing Company Tactical Operations, Apparatus Operator, Fire Investigator, Fire Inspector I, Fire officer I & II, Fire Instructor I & II,
    • Structural Collapse Technician, Natural gas Firefighting, High Angle/Confined Space Rescue, Concrete Structural Collapse Operations,
    • Nationally Registered EMT-Paramedic
    • AHA CPR Instructor
    • Emergency Vehicle Operator Trainer
    • 40 hour Hazardous Waste Site Worker & Emergency Spill Response
    • Burlington Northern Railroad Techniques of Handling Hazardous Material Incidents
    • Radiological Monitoring
    • NIMS 100,200,300,700,800
    • Department of Homeland Security WMD Radiological/Nuclear Responder Operations

     

    Experience/Work History

    • Mobile Fire Rescue Department 1990-Present. Positions on department: Firefighter, FireMedic, Driver, Company Officer
    • Captain of the Mobile Fire Rescue Hazardous Materials Response Team
    • 20 Years of Industrial Emergency Response Training
    • Instructor for Specialty Rescue Training
    • Industrial Emergency Response Instructor Rural Metro Corporation

     

    Areas of Instruction

    • Industrial Fire, Technical Rope Rescue, HazMat, Medical, Incident Command
  • MIKE McCREARY

    Mike McCreary is an owner of the Gulf Coast Emergency Response Academy located in Mobile, Alabama.  He joined the fire service full time in 1981.  In 1996 he began instructing full time and has taught courses all across the United States and in several foreign countries such as Australia, Central America and Turkey.  Mike has a degree in Fire Service Management and currently serves as a member of the NFPA 1006 ‚ÄúProfessional Rescue Technician‚ÄĚ committee.  Mike has had a passion for the fire service and training for now more than 33 years.

  • REGGIE NORTON

    Education/Training

    • Alabama State Fire College (ProBoard): Firefighter I&II, Marine Firefighter, Fire Instructor I, Fire Officer I, Hazardous Materials Technician, Apparatus Operator, Survival Techniques and Rescue; Rapid Intervention team Operations, Rope Rescue I
    • Nationally Registered EMT-Basic
    • OSHA 501 Outreach Instructor
    • Asbestos in Buildings Inspection and Assessment
    • NIMS 100, 200, 300, 700, 800
    • ROCO Rescue Technician Certification I&II
    • Trench Rescue
    • WMD Technician Course
    • Confined Space and Structural Rope Rescue
    • Response to Radiological Emergencies

     

    Experience/Work History

    • 1994-Present Mobile Fire Rescue Department. Positions: Firefighter, Driver, Company Officer.
    • Member of Mobile Fire Rescue Hazardous Materials Response Team
    • Senior Lead Instructor for University of South Alabama CERT Program
    • Hazardous Materials Recovery Team Member for Ferguson Harbor
    • Stand-by Rescue Contractor

     

    Areas of Instruction

    • Industrial Fire, Technical Rope Rescue, HazMat
  • JAMEY PETERSEN

    Education/Training

    • General Education AS degree
    • Business Administration BS degree
    • Emergency Management MS (currently enrolled)
    • Alabama State Fire College (ProBoard): Firefighter I&II, Airport Firefighter, Smoke Diver (SCBA Specialist), Apparatus Operator, Aerial Apparatus, Incident  Safety Officer, Fire Inspector I, II & III, Fire Service Instructor I&II, Fire Investigator, Fire Officer I&II, Fire Officer I&II, Hazardous Materials Technician, Hazardous Materials Incident Command, Live Fire Instructor, Marine Firefighter, Public Information Officer, Rapid Intervention Team, Rope Rescue Technician , Confined Space Technician, Trench Rescue Technician, Structural Collapse Technician, Vehicle and Machinery Rescue Technician, Surface Water Rescue Technician
    • Multiple National Fire Academy Courses
    • Incident Response to Terrorist Bombing; New Mexico Research and Testing Center
    • Flammable Liquid Firefighting Techniques
    • Wide Area Search
    • Medical Management of CBRNE Events
    • WMD Radiological/Nuclear Hazardous Materials Technician
    • FEMA WMD HazMat Technician
    • NIMS 100, 200, 300, 400, 700,800,324, 809
    • Wildland Firefighting
    • Urban Search and Rescue task Force Safety Officer
    • Nationally Registered EMT-Paramedic
    • AHA CPR Instructor

     

    Experience/Work History

    • Member of Mobile Fire Rescue Department 2002-present. Positions held: Firefighter, Firemedic, Driver, Company Officer
    • Part-Time Member of Dedicated Industrial Emergency Response Team Thyssen Krupp Steel (AM/NS Steel)
    • HazMat Section leader and Rescue technician with Alabama Task Force 1 Urban Search and Rescue Team

     

    Areas of Instruction

    • Industrial Fire, HazMat, Technical Rope Rescue, Medical
  • WALT RILEY

    Education/Training

    • Alabama State Fire College (ProBoard): Firefighter I&II, Apparatus Operator, Aerial Apparatus, Fire Officer I&II, Fire Service Instructor I, HazMat Technician, Live Fire Awareness , Rope Rescue Awareness, High Angle Rope Rescue, Industrial Fire Brigade Member Incipient, Advanced Exterior, Interior, Marine Firefighter
    • RISC America/Rural Metro Emergency Response Corporation: Rope Rescue Technician, Confined Space Technician, HazMat Technician, Industrial Firefighter
    • Radiological Monitoring
    • Nationally Registered EMT-Basic
    • University of South Alabama EMT-Paramedic
    • NIMS 100, 200, 300, 700, 800
    • AHA CPR Instructor

     

    Experience/Work History

    • 1989-present Mobile Fire Rescue Department. Positions held: Firefighter, Firemedic, Driver, Company Officer.
    • 21 years as a Company Officer on Mobile Fire Rescue Department
    • Captain of the Mobile Fire Rescue  Hazardous Materials Response Team
    • 4 years as a Training Officer at the Mobile Fire Rescue Training Academy
    • Member of newly established High Angle Rescue Team on Mobile Fire Rescue Department
    • Assistant Instructor for RISC America/Rural Metro Corp.
    • 20 years of industrial Emergency Response Training
    • Instructor for Specialty Rescue Training inc.
    • Contract Chemical Plant Operator at kerr-McGee Chemical.
    • Academy Position
    • Training Program Manager
  • BRENT ROGERS

    Education/Training

    • Alabama State Fire College (Proboard): Firefighter I&II, HazMat A&O, Rope Rescue Technician I&II, Confined Space I&II, Trench Rescue Technician I&II
    • Structural Collapse, HazMat Technician
    • NIMS 100, 200, 300, 700, 800
    • Nationally Registered EMT-Paramedic, National Association of EMTs Instructor
    • AHA CPR Instructor
    • SWAT Qualified Paramedic
    • Tactical Combat Casualty Care Instructor

     

    Experience/Work History

    • 2008-Present Mobile Fire Rescue Department. Firefighter & Firemedic
    • Member of Mobile Fire Department hazardous Materials Response Team
    • Member of Alabama Task Force 1 Urban Search and Rescue Team
    • Member of Mobile Fire Rescue Department Tactical Medic Team

     

    Areas of Instruction

    • HazMat, Technical Rope Rescue, Medical
  • BOB TAYLOR

    Education/Experience

    • Business Administration AS degree
    • Alabama State Fire College (ProBoard): Firefighter I&II, Fire Instructor I, II& III, Fire Officer I-IV, Apparatus Operator, Aerial Apparatus, Hazardous Materials Incident Command, Rope rescue technician I&II, Vehicle and Machinery Extrication I&II
    • ProBoard HazMat Technician
    • Nationally Registered EMT-Paramedic
    • State of Alabama Peace Officer Minimum Standards
    • NIMS 100,200,300,700,800
    • Multiple National Fire Academy Courses
    • Industrial Firefighter from RISC America
    • WMD: Incident Command
    • High Angle& Confined Space Training
    • FAA Licensed Private Pilot
    • AHA CPR Instructor

     

    Experience/Work History

    • 2015-Present Saraland Fire Department. Firemedic
    • 2003-2012 G4S(Formerly WSI) Dedicated Industrial Emergency response Team at BASF
    • Fire Chief and Project Manager for WSI at BASF
    • 2004-2010 Satsuma Police Department Police officer (Part-time)
    • United States Army Fire Department and Crash Rescue Specialist

     

    Areas of Instruction

    • Industrial Fire, HazMat, Technical Rope Rescue, Incident Command, Medical
  • BRIAN WOODS

    Education/Training

    • Alabama State Fire College (ProBoard) : Firefighter I&II, Fire Service Instructor I, HazMat Technician, Rope Rescue Technician, Confined Space Technician, Structural Collapse, Fire Investigator I, Fire Inspector I, Apparatus Operator, Aerial Operator
    • Nationally Registered EMT-Paramedic
    • AHA CPR, ACLS, PALS instructor

     

    Experience/Work History

    • Poarch Creek Fire Department
    • G2S Dedicated Industrial Emergency Response Team at BASF Chemical
    • Member of Alabama Task Force 1 Urban Search and Rescue Team
  • MICHAEL WIEDEMAN

    Education/Training

    • Proboard: Firefighter I&II, Hazardous Materials Technician, Apparatus Operator, Rope rescue Technician I&II, Structural Collapse Technician I&II, Rapid Intervention team
    • Nationally Registered EMT-Paramedic
    • AHA CPR Instructor
    • NIMS 100,200,700, 701,702,703,704,800

     

    Experience/Work History

    • Member of dedicated emergency response team at AM/NS Steel Plant Calvert, Al
    • Firefighter, Firemedic for Anniston Fire Department
    • Instructor for Department of Homeland Security Center for Domestic preparedness