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<img alt="Chief Dave Gerboth" src="/Governance/PublishingImages/Lists/Firescope%20Roster%20and%20Biography/Dave%20Gerboth.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />https://firescope.caloes.ca.gov/Governance/Lists/Firescope Roster and Biography/DispForm.aspx?ID=48Deputy Fire Chief San Diego Fire/Rescue Department 1010 2nd Avenue Suite #400 San Diego, CA  92101<div class="ExternalClass22B046F330A64C8992C6DE490695E933">Chair<br></div><div class="ExternalClass22B046F330A64C8992C6DE490695E933">City Fire Departments South</div><div class="ExternalClassB4A0F7FFEFB848CEA53A479188A7397E"><p></p><p>David Gerboth has been a member of the fire service for over 25 years.  He began his career in 1992 with CAL FIRE where he worked in Northern and Southern California.  In 1998, Chief Gerboth was hired by the Modesto Fire Department, where he worked until hired by the San Diego Fire-Rescue Department in 2001.  Chief Gerboth has held the ranks of Firefighter, Engineer, Captain, Battalion Chief, and Deputy Fire Chief.  </p><p>David is currently assigned as the Shift Commander for C Division, overseeing Operations in the City during each 24-hour shift. In addition, Chief Gerboth has been assigned to Battalion 1 in Downtown, Battalion 2 in Mid-City, Battalion 5 on the Northwestern Coast, and the Program Manager for Urban Search and Rescue California Task Force 8 and the SDFD Technical Rescue Team.  </p><p>David has served as a member of Urban Search and Rescue California Task Force 8, the SDFD Hazardous Incident Response Team, SDFD Technical Rescue Team, Special Operations Officer, and Program Manager for the San Diego Urban Area Incident Management Team.  Chief Gerboth has responded to incidents of national significance throughout California and the country as a member of a National Type I incident Management Team. </p><p>Chief Gerboth was selected to serve on the FIRESCOPE Task Force in May of 2016, representing Cities South, and currently serves as the Task Force Chair.</p><p>Chief Gerboth has served on several committees and working groups, including the California Incident Command Certification System State Task Force / Pace V Committee and the National Wildland Coordinating Group Leadership Subcommittee.</p><p>Chief Gerboth has an Associate Degree in Fire Technology from Shasta College and is currently completing his bachelor's degree in Public Administration. </p><p>David lives in San Diego and enjoys spending time with family and friends engaged in various outdoor activities.<br></p></div>mailto:dgerboth@sandiego.govDavid Gerboth
<img alt="" src="/Governance/PublishingImages/Lists/Firescope%20Roster%20and%20Biography/Chief%20Brook%20Spelman.png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />https://firescope.caloes.ca.gov/Governance/Lists/Firescope Roster and Biography/DispForm.aspx?ID=53Assistant Chief CAL FIRE 23300 Castle Street Riverside, CA  92518-2200<div class="ExternalClass885F5E777E624514A6945B9582F6303B">Vice Chair<div>CAL FIRE</div></div><div class="ExternalClassB41076F0708742F29C76F0DB13D087D4"><p>Chief Spelman was appointed to CAL FIRE in August of 1998 at the age of 21. Chief Spelman has served the citizens of California while being assigned to San Bernardino, Riverside Units and CAL FIRE Southern Region Riverside. Chief Spelman has held the ranks of Firefighter, Fire Engineer, Fire Captain, Crew Capitan, Training Captain, Battalion Chief of Intelligence, Southern Region Duty Officer and on 12/30/2018 promoted to Assistant Chief. </p><p>Chief Spelman attended Yucaipa High School, Crafton Hills College and the Vanguard University of Southern California. Chief Spelman holds an Associates Degree in Sociology/Psychology/Transfer Studies and completed Vanguard University's Business Management Program with an emphasis in Professional leadership. Chief Spelman is the recipient of the CAL FIRE Director's award for Invitation. He earned this award in 2014 for his assistance in the restructuring of Inmate Fire Crew training curriculum testing. </p><p>Chief Spelman is certified with the California State Fire Marshal as a Fire Officer, Investigator I, Instructor I. In the span of his career he has been assigned to numerous cadres including, LARRO, Rescue Systems, Lead Instructor for Inmate Fire Fighting Training (FFT) at CIW. Chief Spelman is also a state-certified instructor in Confined Space, Trench Rescue, ICS 100, ICS 200, ICS 300, S-190 Intro to Wildland Fire Behavior, S-290 Intermediate Wildland Fire Behavior. Chief Spelman has been assigned to a CAL FIRE Incident Management Team as a Training Tech. Specialist and currently holds a position on the NWCG National Intelligence Subcommittee. </p><p>In December of 2018, Chief Spelman was selected by CAL FIRE Southern Region Chief Johnson to replace promoted Chief Ricci to serve on the FIRESCOPE Task Force. Being associated with such a prestigious organization is one of Chief Spelman's greatest honors where he works proudly alongside a talented group of fire service professionals. </p><p>During his time away from work, Chief Spelman enjoys spending time with his family, friends, and engaging in all types of outdoor activity. He particularly enjoys golf, camping and riding motorcycles. Chief Spelman is very proud of his profession but considers his highest accomplishment to be that he is happily married to his supporting wife and their two beautiful daughters.</p></div>mailto:brook.spelman@fire.ca.govBrook Spelman
<img alt="Chief Garrett Huff" src="/Governance/PublishingImages/Lists/Firescope%20Roster%20and%20Biography/Garrett%20Huff.png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />https://firescope.caloes.ca.gov/Governance/Lists/Firescope Roster and Biography/DispForm.aspx?ID=54Division Chief Santa Barbara County Fire Department 4410 Cathedral Oaks Road Santa Barbara, CA  93110<div class="ExternalClassF601E8067D414A09B4E4BE6AC4944042">Secretary<div>Santa Barbara County Fire Department<br></div><div><br></div><div>Aviation Operations Subcommittee Liaison<br></div><div>UAS Subcommittee Liaison<br></div></div><div class="ExternalClass1F733B62CE7C4D18BA1657C377FEDE1D"><p><span style="text-align:justify;"></span></p><p style="text-align:justify;">Division Chief Huff was inducted into the fire service as an Explorer and Cadet in high school. He started his career with the California Department of Forestry in 1999 and has worked for the Santa Barbara County Fire Department since 2005 and where he has held the positions of Fire Fighter/ Paramedic, Engineer/Inspector, Captain, and Battalion Chief. Chief Huff promoted to Division Chief in September of 2021. He currently oversees the EMS and Training programs. </p><p style="text-align:justify;">​Chief Huff attended Oxnard College, and Kaplan University.  Chief Huff holds a Bachelor's degree in Fire and Emergency Management. In 2017, he completed the National Fire Academy's Managing Officer Program and has a Fire Officer designation through the Center for Public Service Excellence. He also completed the esteemed Los Angeles Fire Department Leadership Academy.      </p><p style="text-align:justify;">Chief Huff served four years as the department's Training Captain and two years as the Deputy Fire Marshal. He has served on several state and local committees including CalChief's Training Officers. He has also had special assignments in the Aviation Unit as a Flight Paramedic and Crew Chief. He serves as the lead safety officer on the XSB IMT3 and has deployed to incidents in Santa Barbara County and across the United States.   </p><p style="text-align:justify;">In June 2018, Chief Huff was selected by the Task Force to chair the newly formed Behavioral Health Working Group. In August 2019, Chief Huff replaced a long-standing Task Force member, Chief Woody Enos, after he served on the Task Force for over 17 years.  Chief Huff is currently Task Force Secretary and has served as the liaison to the Aviation Operations Specialist Group and the Behavioral Health Specialist Group. </p><p style="text-align:justify;">During his time away from work, Chief Huff enjoys spending time with his wife, two sons and friends. He loves traveling, camping, fishing and spending time outdoors. <br></p><p style="text-align:justify;"><br></p></div>mailto: garrett.huff@sbcfire.comGarrett Huff
https://firescope.caloes.ca.gov/Governance/Lists/Firescope Roster and Biography/DispForm.aspx?ID=44Assistant Chief Cal OES Fire and Rescue 6105 Airport Road Redding, CA  96002<div class="ExternalClassD8A7B091EDA047E89F3EBC9332DF05CE"><div>Cal OES</div><div>Fire and Rescue Division</div></div>mailto:cathy.johnson@caloes.ca.govCathy Johnson
<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/Josh%20Stinnett%20-%20Task%20Force.jpg?RenditionID=1" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />https://firescope.caloes.ca.gov/Governance/Lists/Firescope Roster and Biography/DispForm.aspx?ID=47Battalion Chief Kern County Fire Department 5642 Victor Street Bakersfield, CA  93308<div class="ExternalClass25B2AF832669437F8DBF66C335B133F4"><div>Kern County Fire Department<br></div><div><br></div><div>Technical Search and Rescue Subcommittee Liaison<br></div><div>Maritime Operations Subcommittee Liaison<br></div><div>HazMat Subcommittee Liaison<br></div><div>REM Subcommittee Liaison<br></div></div><div class="ExternalClass2096C0BA94F34C75A6A454174356299F"><p style="text-align:justify;">​Chief Stinnett was appointed to the Kern County Fire Department in September of 2000 at the age of 19 Years old. Chief Stinnett has served the citizens of Kern County for over 21 years. Chief Stinnett promoted to Battalion Chief on November 11<sup>th</sup> of 2018. </p><p style="text-align:justify;">Chief Stinnett is currently assigned to Battalion 3 the north end of the valley. He has contract city and SRA responsibilities. Chief Stinnett has budget area responsibilities for the department's Hazmat and Decon teams.</p><p style="text-align:justify;">For over 10 years, Chief Stinnett was assigned to Incident Management Teams and responded to incidents of national significance throughout the state and country. Chief Stinnett started the departments Terrorism Liaison Officer program. Chief Stinnett has served on several committee's and working groups regarding homeland security, infrastructure protection, active shooter, hazardous materials, incident management, and equipment selection. </p><p style="text-align:justify;">Chief Stinnett was assigned to the Hazardous Materials Response Team and held USAR responsibilities. Chief Stinnett has several specialized certifications in various areas including Hazardous Materials, WMD, Homeland Security, Post Blast, Investigations, Incident Management, and Operations.</p><p>In January of 2021, Chief Stinnett was selected by Fire Chief David Witt to replace promoted Chief Ira Peshkin to serve on the FIRESCOPE Task Force. He also served on the FIRESCOPE Hazmat Specialist group while he was assigned to the departments HMRT.  Being associated with such a prestigious organization is one of Chief Stinnett's greatest honors while proudly working alongside a talented group of fire service professionals.  </p><p>Away from work, Chief Stinnett enjoys spending time with family and friends. He also likes hunting, fishing, working on his old trucks. Watching his kid's sports are also among his favorite activities.  Chief Stinnett is very proud of his profession but considers his greatest accomplishments in life to be a loving husband and father to his 3 boys and 3 girls.​<br></p><p><br><br></p></div>mailto:jstinnett@kerncountyfire.orgJosh Stinnett
<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/Brian%20Martin%20-%20Task%20Force.jpg?RenditionID=1" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />https://firescope.caloes.ca.gov/Governance/Lists/Firescope Roster and Biography/DispForm.aspx?ID=268Assistant Fire Chief Los Angeles County FD 1320 N. Eastern Avenue Los Angeles, CA 90063 <div class="ExternalClassC1A1CF11D8414814ADC509F99AC2AF51"><div>Los Angeles County Fire Department<br></div><div><br></div><div>EMS Subcommittee Liaison<br></div><div>Structure Fire Subcommittee Liaison<br></div><div>Wildland Fire Subcommittee Liaison<br></div></div><div class="ExternalClass24E9922AA17E499B90293F438ABEDFA9"><p></p><p style="text-align:justify;">Chief Martin was appointed to the Los Angeles County Fire Department in 2002 at the age of 26.  Chief Martin served the residents of the City of Encinitas for 4 years prior to joining the LACoFD.  Chief Martin has held the ranks of Engineer, Captain, Battalion Chief and was promoted to Assistant Fire Chief on October 1, 2021.  </p><p style="text-align:justify;">Chief Martin attended Ocean View High School, and Santa Ana College.  Chief Martin holds a Bachelor's degree in Fire Science from Kaplan University.  Chief Martin is currently assigned to the Training Service Division.      </p><p style="text-align:justify;">Chief Martin did a tour of special duty overseeing contract air resources. He also had a special assignment to the Professional Performance Section.  Chief Martin holds an EMT certification, is a state certified Chief Officer, and Air Support Group Supervisor on Los Angeles County Incident Management Team 2.   </p><p style="text-align:justify;">In November of 2021, Chief Martin was selected by Fire Chief Daryl L. Osby to replace promoted Chief Dennis Breshears to serve on the FIRESCOPE Task Force.  Being associated with such a prestigious organization is one of Chief Martin's greatest honors where he works proudly alongside a talented group of fire service professionals.          </p><p style="text-align:justify;">​During his time away from work, Chief Martin enjoys spending time with his wife, two daughters and engaging in all types of outdoor activities.  Chief Martin is very proud of his profession but considers camping, hiking, and road trips to be one of his greatest passions.<br></p></div>mailto:brian.martin@fire.lacounty.govBrian Martin
https://firescope.caloes.ca.gov/Governance/Lists/Firescope Roster and Biography/DispForm.aspx?ID=343<div class="ExternalClass7F8A80B9EAE54966902B0F4B4B737893"><p>​Los Angeles Fire Department<br></p></div>Vacant
<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/Chief%20Sherwood.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />https://firescope.caloes.ca.gov/Governance/Lists/Firescope Roster and Biography/DispForm.aspx?ID=52Division Chief Orange County Fire Authority<div class="ExternalClass183F98B19D2947039462E146FF2407EE">Orange County Fire Authority<br><div><br></div><div>EMS Subcommittee Liaison<br></div><div>Structure Fire Subcommittee Liaison<br></div><div>Wildland Fire Subcommittee Liaison<br></div></div><div class="ExternalClass53B0094AB6DB453B92530DF321269B7E"><p>​Shane Sherwood was assigned as the Division Chief of Division 2 in 2019, which is responsible for the City of Irvine, John Wayne Airport, and the University of California Irvine.  Chief Sherwood has been in the fire service for 26 years and has progressed through the ranks of Firefighter/Paramedic, Engineer, Fire Captain, Battalion Chief, and Division Chief. Chief Sherwood has also served in a variety of assignments throughout his tenure including, Air Operations, Hazardous Materials, Public Information, Fire Academy Coordinator, Fire Investigator, and is currently a member of the CAL Fire Incident Management Team #6, OCFA All-Hazards Incident Management Team, and Urban Search and Rescue.​<br></p></div>mailto:shanesherwood@ofca.orgShane Sherwood
<img alt="Chief James Tomaselli" src="/Governance/PublishingImages/Lists/Firescope%20Roster%20and%20Biography/Chief%20James%20Tomaselli.PNG" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />https://firescope.caloes.ca.gov/Governance/Lists/Firescope Roster and Biography/DispForm.aspx?ID=46South Ops Coordination Center Manager 23300 Castle Street Riverside, CA  92518<div class="ExternalClass2AC144CA1968455DB4D434DD6A735CC6"><div>U.S. Forest Service<br></div><div><br></div><div>Aviation Operations Subcommittee<br></div><div>UAS Subcommittee Liaison<br></div></div><div class="ExternalClass325A96A1762A4989AC46D17F56129E77"><p>Chief Tomaselli started his career with the Forest Service in June 1987 at the age of 19. Recently Chief Tomaselli has served on the Angeles National Forest as the Division Chief of the San Gabriel River Ranger district, in July 2016 promoting to the Bureau of Land Management's California Desert District as Assistant Inter-agency Fire Chief of the California Desert Inter-agency Fire Program (CDIFP). The CDIFP consists the Bureau of Land Management's California Desert District and the National Park Service's Mojave, Death Valley and Joshua Tree National Parks fire programs. In June of 2018, Chief Tomaselli promoted to his current position as the USDA Forest Service Southern Operations Geographic Area Coordination Center Manager. Chief Tomaselli has served the citizens of United States fighting wildland fires in 26 States from Hawaii to Florida on Type 3 Fire Engines, 16 years as a Del Rosa Hotshot (8 as the Superintendent), on Incident Management teams as DIVS, Operations, Type 2 IC Trainee and as a Duty Chief throughout his career. </p><p>Chief Tomaselli attended Yucaipa and Big Bear High Schools, and earned his certificate of study in Wildland Fire Management at Humboldt State University in 2008. Chief Tomaselli was the recipient of the Humanitarian award from the Wildland Firefighter Foundation in 2012. </p><p>In June of 2018, Chief Tomaselli was selected by Assistant Director Randy Skelton to replace retired Deputy Chief Elizabeth Barrara to serve on the FIRESCOPE Task Force. Being associated with such a prestigious organization is one of Chief Tomaselli's greatest honors where he works proudly alongside a talented group of fire service professionals. </p><p>During his time away from work, Chief Tomaselli enjoys spending time with his family, friends and engaging in all types of outdoor activity. Chief Tomaselli feels very blessed to have had the challenges, opportunities, mentors and leaders God has laid in his path throughout his career. Chief Tomaselli considers his greatest accomplishments in his life to be, paying his blessings forward as often as possible, learning something new every day and most importantly the love of his family and his relationship with God. </p><font size="3"><p> </p><p> </p></font></div>mailto:jtomaselli@fs.fed.usJames Tomaselli
<img alt="Chief Horton" src="/Governance/PublishingImages/Lists/Firescope%20Roster%20and%20Biography/Chief%20Horton.PNG" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />https://firescope.caloes.ca.gov/Governance/Lists/Firescope Roster and Biography/DispForm.aspx?ID=49Battalion Chief Ventura County Fire Department 165 Durley Avenue Camarillo, CA  93010<div class="ExternalClass316AE8C1DEB24735A754EBBFE700B74A"><div>Ventura County Fire Department<br></div><div><br></div><div>GIS Subcommittee Liaison<br></div><div>Predictive Services Subcommittee Liaison<br></div><div>Communications Subcommittee Liaison<br></div><div>EIT Subcommittee Liaison<br></div><br></div><div class="ExternalClass2BC70D1D953C4454B292DD584844E9EE"><p>Chief Horton began his career in the fire service in August 1995 with the Pismo Beach Fire Department. He was hired by the Ventura County Fire Department in 2001 at the age of 25 and served as a Firefighter, Engineer, Captain, Special Operations Battalion Chief, and Chief of Human Resources. </p><p>Chief Horton grew up in Ventura County and graduated from St. Bonaventure High School in 1993. After graduation, he attended the Allan Hancock College Fire Academy. He is currently pursuing his degree in Fire Administration from Columbia Southern University. </p><p>Through the ranks of Firefighter, Engineer, and Captain, Chief Horton served on the Department's US&R Team, Swift-Water Rescue, Ocean Rescue, and Haz-Mat Teams. As the Special Operations Battalion Chief, he had the honor of overseeing the operations of the US&R, Swift-Water, and Hazmat Teams. He is a qualified Strike Team Leader and is currently pursuing Division Supervisor (DIVS). </p><p>In March of 2017, Chief Horton was selected by Fire Chief Mark Lorenzen to replace retiring Battalion Chief Steve Winter to serve on the FIRESCOPE Task Force. Additionally, he is the primary liaison to the FIRESCOPE GIS Specialist Group and Marketing/Messaging Working Group. Being associated with such a prestigious organization is one of Chief Horton's greatest honors, where he works proudly alongside a talented group of fire service professionals. </p><p>During his time away from work, Chief Horton enjoys surfing, camping, and spending time with his family and friends.</p></div>mailto:daniel.horton@ventura.orgDan Horton
https://firescope.caloes.ca.gov/Governance/Lists/Firescope Roster and Biography/DispForm.aspx?ID=223Battalion Chief San Francisco Fire Department <div class="ExternalClass1B5D4C4829F04544A58734CCF29A3C47">City Fire Departments North</div><div class="ExternalClass093DEF1FE5DB4CA3A56C31A6B60959B8"><p>​<br></p></div>mailto:patrick.d.darcy@sfgov.orgPatrick D'arcy
<img alt="Chief Matt Brown" src="/PublishingImages/Matt%20Brown%20-%20Task%20Force.jpg?RenditionID=1" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />https://firescope.caloes.ca.gov/Governance/Lists/Firescope Roster and Biography/DispForm.aspx?ID=43Battalion Chief Santa Clara County Fire Department 14700 Winchester Blvd Los Gatos, CA  95032<div class="ExternalClass0FF26443263A437597093BF483AA5FFF"><div>Counties North </div><div><br></div><div>​GIS Subcommittee Liaison<br></div><div>Predictive Services Liaison</div><div>Communications Liaison<br></div><div>EIT Subcommittee Liaison​<br></div></div><div class="ExternalClass883C4F25DE1049D9A56188F40B45CC71"><p>Matt Brown has been a member of the fire service for over 21 years.  He began his career with the Santa Clara County FD as a firefighter/engineer paramedic.  In 2007, Chief Brown was promoted to Captain.  He returned to the Cupertino Fire Station after serving the Redwood Estates community in the Santa Cruz Mountains for 4 years.  Chief Brown was promoted to BC in 2019 and is currently assigned to Battalion 72 A Shift, serving the communities of Cupertino, Monte Sereno, and Saratoga.  </p><p>For the last 9 fire seasons, Matt has served in many positions on type 1 and type 2 IMTs, working in the capacity of SITL, DIVS and currently FBAN.  In addition, he covers op-area STEN duties, taking strike teams to many of California's recent large fires. He also serves as the chairperson for SCCFDs Peer Support Team and manages the department's Hose, Nozzle and Fittings program.</p><p>Chief Brown was selected to serve on the FIRESCOPE Task Force in March of 2020, representing Counties North, and currently serves as the liaison to the Incident Technology Specialist Group.</p><p>Chief Brown has served on several committees and working groups, including curriculum development for California Prescribed Fire Burn Boss and the CA-219 Ignition Operations.  He also assists in providing expertise in support of legislation that focuses on pre-incident fuels mitigation programs and practices.</p><p>Chief Brown holds and Bachelor's Degree in Biology from UCLA. </p><p>Matt lives in Brentwood CA with his family and enjoys camping, wakeboarding, skiing and coaching youth lacrosse.​</p></div>mailto:matt.brown@sccfd.orgMatt Brown
<img alt="Chief Dustin Hall" height="418" src="/Governance/PublishingImages/Lists/Firescope%20Roster%20and%20Biography/EditForm/Dustin%20Hall.jpg" width="464" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />https://firescope.caloes.ca.gov/Governance/Lists/Firescope Roster and Biography/DispForm.aspx?ID=51Deputy Chief El Dorado Hills Fire Department 1050 Wilson Blvd. El Dorado Hills, CA 95762<div class="ExternalClass3661E3E5FA3847F89E564E2BEFB81A66"><div>Fire Districts North<br></div><div><br></div><div>Technical Search and Rescue Liaison<br></div><div>Maritime Subcommittee Liaison<br></div><div>Hazmat Subcommittee Liaison<br></div><div>REMS Subcommittee Liaison<br></div></div><div class="ExternalClass9524E43659FD473D98D4B279C5273A45"><p>​Chief Hall has worked as fire service professional for over 26 years. In 2000, Chief Hall was hired by the City of Visalia Fire Department, where he worked through the ranks of Firefighter, Engineer, Fire Captain, and Battalion Chief.  In July of 2019, Chief Hall was hired by the El Dorado Hills Fire Department as a Deputy Chief overseeing Operations.  Along the way, Chief Hall has been involved and oversaw the disciplines of EMS, Communications/Dispatch, Training, and Infection Control.  </p><p>Chief Hall attended High School in Fresno County, has earned an Associate degree in Fire Science and a Bachelor's degree in Fire Science Administration, as well as holds numerous State certifications.   </p><p>Chief Hall has played an active role in the California Fire Service by sitting on State committees, California Fire Chiefs EMS Section President for three years and other ad-hoc and advisory committees.   </p><p>In January 2021, Chief Hall was selected by Fire Chief Maurice Johnson to serve on the FIRESCOPE Task Force representing Fire Districts North.</p><p>Away from work, Chief Hall enjoys spending time in the outdoors with his family and friends. <br></p><p><br> </p></div>mailto: dhall@edhfire.comDustin Hall
<img alt="Jason Serrano" src="/Governance/PublishingImages/Lists/Firescope%20Roster%20and%20Biography/Jason%20Serrano.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />https://firescope.caloes.ca.gov/Governance/Lists/Firescope Roster and Biography/DispForm.aspx?ID=45Battalion Chief San Bernardino County Fire Department 275 North 2nd Ave Upland, CA 91786<div class="ExternalClassEB136AC876C640BCA295165C32F894D7">Fire Districts South </div><div class="ExternalClassEB136AC876C640BCA295165C32F894D7"><br></div><div class="ExternalClassEB136AC876C640BCA295165C32F894D7">Incident Safety Subcommittee Liaison<br></div><div class="ExternalClassEB136AC876C640BCA295165C32F894D7">Behavioral Health Subcommittee Liaison<br></div><div class="ExternalClassC03DD8DDBFAF45629A48E6FBAA623FD4"><p>​Jason Serrano was appointed to the San Bernardino County Fire Department on July 1, 2016, and previously worked at the San Bernardino City FD since March, of 1997. Chief Serrano has proudly served the citizens of San Bernardino County for 25 years. Chief Serrano has held the ranks of Firefighter/Paramedic, Engineer, Captain, and promoted to Battalion Chief on February 14, 2019.  <br></p><p style="text-align:justify;">Chief Serrano attended Victor Valley High School and Victor Valley College. He holds Associate's degrees in Fire Science and Pre-hospital Emergency Care, and is currently in his senior year with American Military University, completing a Bachelor's degree in Fire Science Management. Chief Serrano is the recipient of two Distinguished Service Awards, which he earned in 2003 as an Engineer, and 2018 as a Captain, for his distinguished/courageous acts at a structure fire with trapped victims.    </p><p style="text-align:justify;">Chief Serrano served as a fire technology instructor at Victor Valley College for almost 16 years.  He holds a chief officer certification, paramedic certification, and is a state certified instructor in numerous subjects. Chief Serrano previously served as a Medical Unit Leader for Southern California's Inter-Agency Incident Management Team 2 for 6 years.   </p><p style="text-align:justify;">In January of 2020, Chief Serrano was selected by Fire Chief Dan Munsey, to replace promoted Assistant Chief Grant Hubbell, to serve on the FIRESCOPE Task Force. Being associated with such a prestigious organization is one of Chief Serrano's greatest honors where he works proudly alongside a talented group of fire service professionals.          </p><p style="text-align:justify;">Chief Serrano is very proud of his profession and has a passion for training and safety. During his time away from work, Chief Serrano enjoys spending time with his family and friends and engaging in outdoor activities such as camping, fishing, and paddle boarding. <br></p></div>mailto: jserrano@SBCFire.orgJason Serrano
https://firescope.caloes.ca.gov/Governance/Lists/Firescope Roster and Biography/DispForm.aspx?ID=55Central California District Assistant District Fire Management Officer US Department of Interior Regions 8 &10<div class="ExternalClassD48231CD22714FD7928644DD782EF765"><div>Department of Interior</div><div>Bureau of Land Management<br></div><div><br></div><div>EMS Subcommittee Liaison</div><div>Structure Fire Subcommittee Liaison<br></div><div>Wildland Fire Subcommittee Liaison<br>​<br><br></div></div>mailto: Dbrinsfi@blm.govDavid Brinsfield
<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/Chief%20Bisbee.jpg?RenditionID=1" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />https://firescope.caloes.ca.gov/Governance/Lists/Firescope Roster and Biography/DispForm.aspx?ID=56Battalion Chief Office of the California State Fire Marshal State Fire Training 715 P Street Sacramento, CA  95814<div class="ExternalClass5612F7482C594C2D842CD73620C345C4"><div>Office of State Fire Marshal<br></div><div><br></div><div>CSFM Training Subcommittee Liaison<br></div><div>STEAC Subcommittee Liaison<br></div><div>CICCS Subcommittee Liaison<br></div></div><div class="ExternalClassCE05E637642E434AAD7A48307F52BC89"><p>​Chief Bisbee has held positions of Firefighter, Fire Engineer, Fire Captain, Training Officer, Battalion Chief, and Fire Chief with local district, cities, and the state throughout the San Francisco Bay Area. He has also served as NorCal Training Officer's President, a County EMS Commissioner, and on the Anti-Terrorism Approval Authority.</p><p>​He currently serves in State Fire Training (SFT) as an RA and lead for the Company Officer, Chief Fire Officer, Executive Chief Fire Officer Series, as well as Burn Boss, CSU FESHE Consortium, and CICCS. He also serves as a Special Advisor for a consulting firm, focused on strategic planning, executive recruitment, organizational development, process improvement, and in interim stints as Fire Chief and as the Director of the County Office of Response, Recovery, and Resilience.<br></p><p>​Chief Bisbee is a Certified Chief Officer and active Master Instructor, and has experience in numerous ICS positions, including Division/Group Supervisor on a Federal Type 2 IMT, and as a Type 3 Incident Commander, Plans Section Chief, and Operations Section Chief. <br></p><p>He has an A.S. degree in Fire Protection Technology and a bachelor's degree in Creative Arts from San Jose State. He has published several articles and has presented at numerous conferences on greater alarm ICS and command practices.<br></p><p>In March 2022, he was appointed as the SFT representative on the FIRESCOPE Task Force as the Liaison to the Training and Education Specialist Group's SFT, STEAC, and CICCS subcommittees.<br></p><p>He lives in Santa Cruz with his wife and two children and enjoys spending time with family and friends, traveling, hiking, and painting.<br></p><p><br></p></div>mailto:mark.bisbee@fire.ca.govMark Bisbee
https://firescope.caloes.ca.gov/Governance/Lists/Firescope Roster and Biography/DispForm.aspx?ID=40<div class="ExternalClassD83B6D17F98A4E54A0B4D75C70F97972"><div>Volunteer Fire Departments</div></div>Vacant
<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/Chief%20Baldwin.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />https://firescope.caloes.ca.gov/Governance/Lists/Firescope Roster and Biography/DispForm.aspx?ID=333Sacramento Fire Department<div class="ExternalClass1D45CCE050C144E78F7CD9A6366BA876"><p>​FIRESCOPE Liaison<br></p><p>Statewide Training and Advisory Committee<br></p></div><div class="ExternalClass57FBE941038F4A5AB44AB1C12FC52BFC"><p><span style="text-align:justify;">David Baldwin is a Battalion Chief with the Sacramento Fire Department, and he is currently assigned to the Division of Training as the Deputy Director of Training.  </span><span style="text-align:justify;">He oversees the Recruit Fire Academy and In-Service Training for the department. Chief Baldwin has been in the fire service for 35 years, serving 28 years with the Sacramento Fire Department and seven years with the Donner Summit Fire Department.</span><span style="text-align:justify;">  </span><span style="text-align:justify;">Chief Baldwin has a Bachelor of Science degree in Emergency Services Management from Union Institute & University and an Associate of Science Degree in Fire Science Technology from Sierra College.</span><span style="text-align:justify;">  </span><span style="text-align:justify;">He is a California State Fire Marshall Office certified Chief Fire Officer and Fire Instructor-II.</span><br></p><p style="text-align:justify;">Chief Baldwin also serves as the department's Wildland Program director and Live Fire Training Program director and has been involved with many other departmental programs, which include: Co-authoring the <em>Sacramento Fire Department Engine Company Handbook</em>; Lead author of the <em>Sacramento Fire Department Engine Company Hands-On Training Manual</em>; Lead author of the S<em>acramento Fire Department Wildland Handbook. </em><br><em> </em><br>Chief Baldwin is a former member of the Sacramento Urban Search & Rescue Team- CA Task Force 7.  His deployments include: Logistic Specialist to the 1995 Oklahoma City Bombing, a Medical Specialist at the 1996 Atlanta Olympics, a Rescue Squad Leader at 2001 "Ground Zero" in New York City, a Technical Specialist/Swift Water team to the 2005 Hurricane Katrina floods in New Orleans and a Task Force Leader for the 2017 Swift Water Team deployment to the Oroville Dam/NorCal Flood emergency.   </p><p style="text-align:justify;"> Chief Baldwin is currently the FIRESCOPE Taskforce liaison to the State Training Educational Advisory Committee (STEAC) and the City Representative to the OES Region IV Multi-Agency Peer Review Committee.  Additionally,  he is a qualified Strike Team Leader, Task Force Leader, Firing Boss, Engine Boss, Type IV Incident Commander, Agency Representative, and Faller 2 in the California Incident Command Certification System (CICCS).<br></p></div>mailto: dbaldwin@sfd.cityofsacramento.orgDave Baldwin