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Fire Management Consultant: Meet the Trainers and Instructors

Meet the Team

Fire Management Consultant wouldn't be where it is today without the wide range of specialized and skilled professional instructors and staff. We have to meet our expectations of providing the highest quality, safest, most up to date training and our team provides those qualities we value most. Select a Team Member below to view their Bio.

Phillip Queen - CEO, Founder & Instructor

Steve Bitto - Dvision Chief - Ocean Surf Rescue

Dennis Childress, Fire Service Training - Instructor

Rodney Mendes, Fire Service Training - Instructor

Scott McKenney EMT-P, Fire Service Training - Instructor

Mark Romer, Fire Service Training - Instructor

Dennis Orbus, Fire Service Training - Instructor

Chuck Dickson, Fire Service Training - Instructor

Karen Takai, Fire Service Training - Instructor

Rusty Witwer, Fire Service Training - Instructor

Jim Bolton, Rescue Operations Training - Division Chief - Rescue

David Glaser, Rescue Operations Training - Instructor


David Glaser has been employed with the City of Carpinteria for 14 yrs. and currently serves as a Beach Lifeguard Supervisor in charge of the Rookie Lifeguard Training Program. His commitment to Safety is exemplified by his 30 yrs. of service as a Professional Lifeguard on numerous Southern California Beaches along with providing ocean kayak instruction and tour guides.

David's extensive background includes serving as a Harbor Patrol Officer in Ventura, CA for 21 yrs. where he trained fellow Officers by developing and teaching Boat Maneuvering and Rescue Procedures, Marine Fire Fighting, and Personal Watercraft Operations. During such time, David conducted boating accident investigations and became a Qualified Expert Witness facilitating case resolution. David was a certified instructor for DBAW (Department of Boating & Waterways), and for POST where he taught Standards of Training to Officers throughout California. David previously served in the U.S. Coast Guard as a Rescue Boat Operator where he also engaged in high risk contraband detection patrols.

David's purpose is to enhance water rescue skills and techniques that will be used to save lives.

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The instructor did a good job. Well spoken and interacts with the students in a positive manner.


Instructor was very specific and related all information to very recent incidents. Good Job!


The class was just what I needed to enhance my skills. Over All a Great Class

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