Provides Opinion & Testimony In:
Occupational Health Safety OSHA, Fire Codes, Life Safety, Building Codes, Industrial Hygiene, Work Place Accidents, OSHA, lockout tag out,Roofing Material Fires/8
Expert Witness No.439
Clayton University, 1980
St. Louis, Missouri
Ph.D. – Adult Education
John Jay College of Criminal Justice, 1976
New York, New York
M.P.A. – Public Administration
John Jay College of Criminal Justice, 1973
New York, New York
B.S. – Fire Science and Administration
New York City Community College, 1971
Brooklyn, New York
A.A.S. – Fire Engineering Technology
President and Owner of an Occupational Safety and Health Consulting Firm.
Responsible for the firm’s management, marketing activities, and the administration of government and private sector contracts addressing fire, safety, health and environment hazards in the workplace and in the community.
Engineering Technology, St. Petersburg Junior College Adjunct Instructor.
Taught one accredited college level course entitled “Industrial Safety”
Commercial Safety Systems, Inc., Indianapolis, Indiana, Safety Consultant.
Responsible for managing the firm’s expert witness services provided to attorneys handling personal injury and accidental death cases in the workplace. Also responsible for conducting courses and workshops on occupational safety, fire protection and environmental subjects.
Professional Technology, Inc., (PROTECH), Falls Church, Virginia, President and Owner,
Responsible for the firm’s management, marketing activities, and the administration of contracts aimed at improving occupational safety and health programs in public and private sector organizations.
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, Indianapolis, Indiana, Regional Safety Manager
Responsible for overseeing the fire protection, occupational safety and health programs at eleven VA Medical Centers and other facilities located throughout the mid-west. Activities included inspecting all assigned facilities annually, investigating complaints, performing construction project reviews, and providing training to field personnel when needed.
Advanced Technology, Inc., McLean, Virginia, Principal Analyst/Project Manager,
Developed, pilot-tested and implemented delivery systems and course materials for the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), aimed at public service first responders.
International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), United Nations Technical Assistance Mission to Saudi Arabia. Training Coordinator.
Responsible for the development and implementation of training programs aimed at the professional development of airport fire service personnel.
New York City Fire Department, New York, New York, Firefighter/Lieutenant
Responsible for providing general administration and supervision to subordinates. Served in the following two positions through an intergovernmental personnel exchange assignment.
New York City Mayor’s Washington Office, Washington, D.C., Consultant
Responsible for establishing liaison with various Federal agencies and Congressional committees. Prepared proposals and testimony dealing with fire service issues for submission to government officials in the executive and legislative branches.
U.S. Fire Administration, Federal Emergency Management Agency, Washington, D.C., Training and Education Specialist
Managed a number of large-scale, multi-year projects such as the National Open University Program. Taught executive development courses as a staff member of the National Fire Academy for Fire Prevention and Control.
John Jay College of Criminal Justice, City University of New York, New York, Adjunct Assistant Professor,
Taught on a part-time basis a variety of fire science and administration courses and served as assistant department chairman.
Available upon request