Masters Degree (MPA) – Master in Public Administration  – University of Texas – RGV

Bachelors Degree (BAAS) – Emergency Management Administration – West Texas A&M University

Associates Degree (AAS) – Fire Protection Technology – San Jacinto College


TCFP – Master Fire Investigator

TCFP – Master Fire Inspector

TCFP – Intermediate Fire Instructor

TCFP – Fire Officer I, II, III, & IV

TCFP –  Engineer/Operator – Pumper

TCFP – Hazardous Materials Incident Commander

TCFP – Hazardous Materials Technician

TCFP – Wildland Firefighter

TCFP – Head of Department

TCFP – Incident Safety Officer

Fire Service Chief Executive Officer (FSCEO) Texas A&M University – Mays School of Business

Texas Fire Chiefs Academy (CFE) – Texas Fire Chiefs Association

EMS Leadership Academy – Texas A&M University Extension Service

Blue Card Command System

Incident Command System 100, 200, 300, 400, 700, and 800

NFA – Building Construction, Non-combustible and Wood & Ordinary

NFA – Emergency Response to Terrorism – Basic Concepts, Tactical Considerations for Company Officers

NFA – Leadership I and III

NFA – Managing Company Tactical Operations – Decision making, Preparations, Simulations, and Tactics

NFA – Applications of GIS for Emergency Managers

NFA – Firefighter Safety and Survival

NFA – Emergency Manager – An orientation to the Position

NFA- Emergency Program Manager

NFA – Executive Skills Series, Managing and Leading Change

NFA – Fire and Arson Detection

NFA – Firefighter Safety – Calling the Mayday

NFA – Incident Safety Officer

NFA – Instructional Techniques for Company Officers

NFA – Fundamentals of Emergency Management

NFA – Mid-level Management Series – Managing in a Changing Environment

NFA – Port and Vessel Security for Public Safety and Maritime Personnel

NFA – Shaping the Future

TEEX – Smoke Diver – Participant and Instructor

TEEX – Confined Space Rescue

TEEX – Firefighting I

TEEX – Industrial Rescue

TEEX – Rope Rescue Awareness and Operations

TEEX – Texas Fire Officer Symposium

The Art of Reading Smoke

Skills in Interaction for Fire Officer and The Value of Diversity

TDDHS – Radiological Emergency Preparedness

American Red Cross – Certified Life Guard

National Fallen Firefighter Foundation – Courage to be Safe

Rescue 3 International – Basic Water First Responder

American LaFrance – Aerial Apparatus Familiarization

Online Security Awareness Training

Fire Engineering – Responding to Industrial Emergencies

Fire Engineering – Step up and Lead

TML – Emergency Vehicle Response

TML FD Liability and Safety

TML – Hands-on Emergency Vehicle Operations

TML – Highway Traffic Control for Emergency Responders

TML – Supervisors and Safety

Emergency Medical Services:

TDSHS – Emergency Medical Technician – Paramedic

TDSHS – State Skills Examiner

TDSHS – Administrator of Records

TDSHS – EMS Instructor


Coastal Plains Fire Chiefs Association; President 2017

Texas Fire Chiefs Association; Member and Designated Mentor

International Association of Fire Chiefs; General Member

Houston Area Road Runners Association; 2005 – 2012

Road Runners Clubs of America; 2005 – Present

United Stated Triathlon Association – 2011 – Present

Kingwood Triathlon Club, 2011 – Present

Houston Striders Running Club, 2005-2009

Houston Running Bloggers, 2006 – 2007

Northwestern Cycling Club, 2009

Corpus Christi Triathlon Club, 2017