Director Emeritus, MU Fire and Rescue Training Institute, Columbia, MO Director, MU Fire and Rescue Training Institute, Columbia, MO Fire Service Director, Tennessee Fire Service and Codes Enforcement Academy, Bell Buckle, TN Director, Great Lakes Fire Training Institute/Kellogg Community College, Battle Creek, MI Assistant Director, LSU Fireman Training Program, Baton Rouge, LA
University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN, Bachelor of Arts Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA, Certified Public Manager Center for Public Safety Excellence, Chantilly, VA, Chief Fire Officer Center for Public Safety Excellence, Chantilly, VA, Chief Training Officer
International Association of Fire Chiefs – Life Member Fire Fighters Association of Missouri – Member Missouri Fire Chaplains Corp – Member Tennessee Firemen’s Association - Member Tennessee Federation of Fire Chaplains – Life Member National Fire Heritage Center - Member
2017 Fire Service Training Survey Report MU Fire and Rescue Training Institute, University of Missouri 2014 North American Fire Training Directors Administrative Survey Report, NAFTD/University of Missouri 2011 North American Fire Training Directors Fire Training Assets Report, NAFTD/University of Missouri
St. George Fire Department Officer of the Year, 1986 and 1988. Green Cross Award, "Jaws of Life" (for saving a life using extrication) - Hale/Hurst Emergency Products, Oct. 12, 1988, and Nov. 2, 1993. Outstanding Service Award - International Association of Dive Rescue Specialists, 1989. Service Award presented Sept. 30, 2013 by the North American Fire Training Directors (NAFTD) for serving as NAFTD Vice President from 2009 to 2013. National Fire Heritage Center Hall of Legends, Legacies, and Leaders October 8, 2018, Inductee #56.