Expert No. 1435Professional Experience
Battalion Chief, Retired, North Hudson Regional Fire & Rescue with 28 years career fire service experience.
Assigned to Office of Chief of Department. Responsibilities included determining origin and cause of fires in the North Hudson Fire District. Administrative work as designated by senior officers including general orders and standard operating procedures. Developed and taught Fire Fighter Rapid Intervention, Origin and Cause Investigations.
Captain, Union City / North Hudson Regional Fire & Rescue, NJ
Directed fire-fighting operations of assigned personnel, fire rescue, fire suppression and tactics. Responsible for determining origin and cause of fires in the City of Union City, NJ.
Fire Fighter, Union City Fire Department
Duties included fire attack, search and rescue, and extrication at motor vehicle incidents.
Fire Investigation Origin and Cause. Investigations have included fires and explosions in commercial, industrial, and residential structures. Investigations of marine fire losses including pleasure craft commercial vessels and docking facilities. Investigations of motor vehicles, autos, trucks, motorcycles.Court Qualified
US District Court Southern District of New York
US District Court Eastern Pennsylvania
US District Court Newark New Jersey
US Federal Court Scranton PA
Hudson County Superior Court
State of Delaware District Court
Consultant, Fire Investigation Origin and Cause
Consultant, Fire Investigation Origin and Cause National Forensic Consultants
Consultant, Fire Investigation Origin and Cause. Specialized Training
Mercer County Community College, Trenton NJ Associate Degree Fire Science
International Association of Arson Investigators Certified Fire Investigation Technician IAAI
International Association of Arson Investigators Certified Fire Investigator- CFI
University of Wisconsin-Madison College of Engineering Technical Fundamentals for Fire Investigator
U.S. Department of Transportation Mass Transit Explosive Incident Management Seminar
State of New Jersey Level II Instructor, Live Burn and SCBA Smokehouse
United States Navy Naval School Mine Warfare Charleston S.C.
United States Navy Naval School "A" Nuclear Weapons Training Center
NAS North Island San Diego California Lecturer
Attorney General 80 hour Fire Investigation Seminar
Building Construction - Fatal Fire Investigation - Origin & Cause
1992 & 2003
Attorney General State of New Jersey Fire Investigation Seminar
Building Construction - Chemistry of FireProfessional Credentials
Certified Fire Investigator - CFI, International Association of Arson Investigators
Certified by Examination / Experience
State of New Jersey Department of Public Safety
Private Investigator Professional Associations
International Association of Arson InvestigatorsAwards and Commendations
Commendation North Hudson Regional Fire Department Rescue of woman from structure fire.
Commendation Union City Fire Department, rescue of emotionally disturbed person from bridge.
Commendation Union City Fire Department, Motor vehicle rescue, bus entrapment I-95.
Citation Commanding Officer U.S.S. Oriskany CVA-34, Special Combat Munitions, Republic of Vietnam
Eagle Scout / Bronze Palm / Order of the Arrow Boy Scouts of America ReferencesAvailable upon request