Roster and Biographies Roster and Biography/DispForm.aspx?ID=85Captain Santa Clara county Fire Department 14700 Winchester Blvd. Los Gatos, CA  95032<div class="ExternalClassCBF5BDA8A82D48B0AFF620C3E4170ABD">Chair Fire Districts North</div>mailto:timlmaguire@sccfd.orgTim Maguire Roster and Biography/DispForm.aspx?ID=71Division Chief Oceanside Fire Department 300 North Coast Highway Oceanside, CA  92054 <div class="ExternalClass6F540DAFFEB24D988763F72C615A849C"><div>Communications Specialist Group Vice Chair</div><div>Departments South</div></div><div class="ExternalClass93BA3AC4E664444185E3FC48F6484E89"><p>​Pete Lawrence started as a Paid Call Firefighter for the then Orange County Fire Department (OCFD) in 1981.  He was hired full-time by the OCFD in 1986 and assigned to their Emergency Management Division before being hired by the Oceanside Fire Department in 1989.  He was promoted to Battalion Chief in 1998 and has served as the EMS Chief, Training Officer and Operations BC.  He is was promoted to Division Chief in 2018 and currently manages the Administrative Division.</p><p>Chief Lawrence graduated from the University of California, Irvine in 1984 with a Bachelor's Degree in Political Science.  He has been certified as a Chief Officer since 1994 and received his initial designation as a Chief Fire Officer from the Centers for Public Safety Excellence in 2011.  He is currently pursuing his Executive Chief Fire Officer certification.  Chief Lawrence has spent nearly 20 years assigned to a Federal Type 2 Incident Management Team performing duties in Plans, Safety and Operations.   He is currently a Structure Protection Specialist and Division Supervisor.  Chief Lawrence has been very active within the International Association of Fire Chiefs, EMS Section and was awarded the James O. Page EMS Achievement award in 2007 and a Meritorious Service Award in 2011.</p><p>After the devastating 2003 fire season, the Communications Specialist Group was revived within the FIRESCOPE organization.  Having worked as his agency's Communications Officer since 1992, Chief Lawrence was assigned to represent the Cities in Southern California on the reconstituted committee.  He became the Vice-Chair in 2006 and was elected Chair in 2010, a position he has held continuously for 10 years.  He has been very fortunate to work alongside the dedicated members of the Communications Specialist Group for 16 years and is consistently amazed by the wealth of knowledge they bring to each and every meeting and project.  </p><p>In whatever spare time can be found, Chief Lawrence enjoys spending time with his wife and two grown daughters.  He has travelled extensively with his family and has also coached and refereed competitive youth soccer for many years. <br></p></div>mailto:plawrence@oceansideca.orgPeter Lawrence Roster and Biography/DispForm.aspx?ID=271Captain  Santa Clara Fire Department <div class="ExternalClass139BA9DA756B491E9B6AAEDBC69483DA">Secretary <div>Santa Clara Fire Department </div><div>777 Benton Street </div><div>Santa Clara, CA 95050</div></div>Adam Drumright Roster and Biography/DispForm.aspx?ID=270CalOES Public Safety Communications 1291 Pacific Oaks Place, Suite 100 Escondido, CA 92029<div class="ExternalClass9D5580DCA1574F819A90C192DE21128F">Cal OES Telecom Maintenance Supervisor </div>Kyle Matzke Roster and Biography/DispForm.aspx?ID=80Riverside Telecom Unit 210 West Jacincto Road Perris, CA  92571<div class="ExternalClassD3D001A0F77C4C10996D5771E7DC97F0"><div>County Departments South</div></div> Parker Roster and Biography/DispForm.aspx?ID=79Captain Los Angeles County Fire Department 1320 North Eastern Ave Los Angeles, CA  90063 <div class="ExternalClass139DA6488E034AF4A48A4F70873AB03A"><div>Los Angeles County</div></div>mailto:rich.atwood@icloud.comRich Atwood Roster and Biography/DispForm.aspx?ID=81Cal OES Tactical Communications 2490 Progress Drive Redding, CA  96001 <div class="ExternalClass0E23FE81F15D4F9490D4F2F08BA735A6"><div>Cal OES TACCOM</div></div> Beckstrand Roster and Biography/DispForm.aspx?ID=272Battalion Chief Santa Barbara County<div class="ExternalClassA6D17309D4DC482489817A560D10B7B1">Santa Barbara County Fire Department <div>4410 Cathedral Oak Road </div><div>Santa Barbara, CA 93110​<br></div></div>Craig VanderZwaag Roster and Biography/DispForm.aspx?ID=82Battalion Chief Shasta Lake Fire Protection District 4126 Ashby Court Shasta Lake, CA  96019<div class="ExternalClassF9E89B5B383D4A409F975090EBA778CB"><div>Volunteer Departments</div></div>mailto:b42@shastalakefpd.orgCharles Dahlen Roster and Biography/DispForm.aspx?ID=86Captain Los Angeles City Fire Department 200 North Main Street Los Angeles, CA  90012<div class="ExternalClass8811A74D134F4BFF9A6A0E32B4267FFF"><div>Los Angeles City</div></div>mailto:michael.fisher@lacity.orgMike Fisher Roster and Biography/DispForm.aspx?ID=84Captain Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians 3914 Clubhouse Court Lompoc, CA  93436<div class="ExternalClassD8FCB33415EE44888BFFF279EF5C7508"><div>Tribal Representative</div></div>mailto:rrg001@msn.comRich Gonzales Roster and Biography/DispForm.aspx?ID=90Orange County Fire Authority 1 Fire Authority Road Irvine, CA  92602<div class="ExternalClassF9B44A2D105145CFB5CFF514368B50FB"><div>Orange County Fire</div></div>mailto:paulholaday@ocfa.orgPaul Holaday Roster and Biography/DispForm.aspx?ID=87Battalion Chief San Bernardino County Fire 157 West 5th Street 2nd Floor San Bernardino, CA  92401<div class="ExternalClass25FBA3397BC541F5BAD610ED79B0D0BB"><div>Fire Districts South</div></div><div class="ExternalClass2C475E6EB9CC47AA804193B4C0A609FE"><p>​Bill Mahan started as a Paid Call Firefighter in 1991 for San Bernardino County CSA 38 (trained and administered by the California Department of Forestry at that time).  He graduated from California State University, San Bernardino in 1992 with a Bachelor's Degree in Management.  Chief Mahan has always held an interest in communications and pursued a dispatch career while working as a PCF.  He gained experience working for private ambulance, air ambulance, and fire department dispatch centers including Mercy Air and CalFire's ECC in San Bernardino.</p><p>After working both PCF part-time and as a dispatcher full-time, he decided to switch those roles. He was hired in 1998 as a full-time firefighter for the San Bernardino County Fire District. He promoted through the ranks to Captain in 2004 serving as a Training Officer for four of his 12 years as Captain then to Battalion Chief in 2016. He is currently assigned to the high desert area of San Bernardino County. Chief Mahan currently serves as the Communications Unit leader for San Bernardino County's Type 3 “All-Hazards" incident management team. </p><p>As a result of his history and interest in dispatch, he has maintained that connection serving on local technology and communications committees for over 20 years which guide and facilitate department policy, CAD solutions, and radio interoperability between agencies in the largest county in the country.  In 2014 he was asked to participate on the FIRESCOPE communications specialist group as an alternate member later becoming “primary" member representing Fire Districts South.</p><p>In his spare time, Chief Mahan enjoys spending time with his wife and son.  They enjoy camping with family in the Eastern Sierras.  He also enjoys building highly detailed “HO scale" model railroads and aerial photography using small UAVs.<br></p></div>mailto:bmahan@sbcfire.orgBill Mahan Roster and Biography/DispForm.aspx?ID=273Frequency Manager USDA Forest Service<div class="ExternalClass9A577BF0FA7F4A84A918AD789D783EA7">USDA Forest Service</div>mailto:Daniel.Laswell@usda.govDaniel Laswell Roster and Biography/DispForm.aspx?ID=88Captain Kern County Fire Department 5642 Victor Street Bakersfield, CA  93257<div class="ExternalClass5570ED83D0864C658E5A9B772B124BDE"><div>Kern County Fire</div></div>mailto:jmehciz@kerncountyfire.orgJoe Mehciz Roster and Biography/DispForm.aspx?ID=274Battalion Chief Ventura County Fire Department 165 Durley Avenue Camarillo, CA 93010<div class="ExternalClass25FBCECDB00E4EB99CF6B2F85E454EA9">Ventura County Fire Department </div>mailto:charles.sullenbarger@ventura.orgCharles Sullenbarger Roster and Biography/DispForm.aspx?ID=93Battalion Chief San Diego Fire Department 3517 Hugo Street San Diego, CA  90063<div class="ExternalClass3DD9D17F687E4AFFB18A6CD5405DE8E2"><div>Metro Departments South</div></div>mailto:mnilsen@sandiego.govMatt Nilsen Roster and Biography/DispForm.aspx?ID=89CAL FIRE HQ 10370 Peter A McMune Blvd Mather, CA 95655<div class="ExternalClassABF04F2AC390450CB63F1527EB191A51"><div>CAL FIRE Telecom</div></div> Webb Roster and Biography/DispForm.aspx?ID=287Public Safety Radio Network Manager City of San Francisco CCSF DT Radio Shop 200 Paul Ave. Bldg B San Francisco, CA <div class="ExternalClassA67CBC9981ED4947AC390DD84F084550"><p>​Metro Departments North<br></p></div>mailto: simon.williams@sfgov.orgSimon Williams Roster and Biography/DispForm.aspx?ID=77Communications Duty Officer NIFC-NIICD 3833 South Development Avenue Boise, ID  83705<div class="ExternalClass33AC6313055041AEBD5C1C3D1A84F616"><div>USDA Forest Service</div></div>mailto:kimberly.albracht@usda.govKimberly Albracht Roster and Biography/DispForm.aspx?ID=97Assistant Chief Cal OES Fire and Rescue P.O. Box 27148 Anaheim, CA  92809<div class="ExternalClass079EDF70003D40BC98A1E597CF401965"><div>Cal OES Fire and Rescue</div></div> Stone