Served as a Hearing Officer for the State of South Carolina in a matter concerning enforcement of the South Carolina Fire Prevention Code by the State Fire Marshal’s Office.
Member of the New Jersey Fire Prevention & Protection Association’s ‘Fire Safety Study Committee’. A committee assembled to review the final report of the original NJ Fire Safety Study Commission to determine if the goals of that historic report has been met as the 25th anniversary of its issuance approaches.
1986 to 2005
Initiated the development of the South Brunswick Industrial Mutual Aid Council, served as the Emergency Services Liaison.
1985 to 2005
Fire Service Liaison to Office of Emergency Management in South Brunswick.
1992 to 2004
Actively participated in the development and activities of the South Brunswick Area Community Advisory Panel for local chemical facilities, serving as the Emergency Services Liaison.
Assisted in the inception and development of the ‘Arson Task Force and Liaison Training Program’ for the Middlesex County, NJ, County Prosecutor’s Office. Served as a presenter for the introductory meeting of Police and Fire agencies.
1994 to 1997
Member of the Middlesex County, NJ Local Emergency Planning Council.
Established a pilot program entitled ‘In Partnership with Business Program’ designed to encourage large businesses to employ staff, or train existing staff, as certified fire inspectors for the purpose of conducting routine facility fire safety audits. The goal was to improve overall facility fire safety and to reduce the number of violations of the NJ Uniform Fire Code, leading to reduced inspection time by government inspectors. The program was limited to South Brunswick, NJ and was conducted with the approval of the NJ Division of Fire Safety.
Designed and arranged for the implementation of activities necessary for outfitting and dedication of the ‘South Brunswick Police Department Training Center’. A state of the art facility that serves as a facility for in service training as well as hosting state and nationally recognized training programs for police, fire, and office of emergency management personnel.
Assisted in the Development of a nationally recognized Confined Space Entry/Rescue Course for UMDNJ-EOHSI.
Provided technical information and expert opinion to the Department of Government Services, Rutgers, The State University for their ‘Anticipated Impact on Public Emergency Services’ for the ‘Cedar Lane-Tract II’ a proposed large scale housing development. The analysis was published on May 1, 1989.
Assisted the NJ Bureau of Fire Safety and the NJ Bureau of Explosives with the destruction of large quantities of illegal fireworks seized in various jurisdictions throughout the State of New Jersey. The activity occurred at the Hunterdon County Fire Academy on June 22, 1988.
Arranged and hosted a presentation for code officials entitled: “Inspection Authority, SARA: New Authority – New Liability”. Presented by Law Advisory Companies, Inc. and held in South Brunswick, NJ.
Selected as one of twelve New Jersey fire/police/hazmat/industry responders to participate in a train the trainer session on ‘Practical Tactical Considerations for Hazardous Material Incidents’ presented on September 23 and 24, 1985. The program was developed under a grant by the Institute for Life Safety Technology and Emergency Management Education, a Division of the International Society of Fire Service Instructors, Ashland, MA.