<%@LANGUAGE="JAVASCRIPT" CODEPAGE="1252"%> Academy Instructors


Our staff and instructors come from a variety of fire departments in the Southern California area, and offer the students a diverse and knowledgeable background in the fire service.


Verdugo Fire Academy Administrative Staff


Victor Castellanos - Program Specialist Glendale College
Sam DiGiovanna - Academy Chief Coordinator, Monrovia Fire Department Fire Chief Retired
Tony Bagan -  Fire Technology Director, Administrator Basic Fire Academy, Battalion Chief Pasadena Fire Department


Verdugo Fire Academy Instructional Staff

Arno Avakian - Firefighter Pasadena Fire Department
Ken Bateman - Captain San Marino Fire Department Retired
Rick Burroughs - Captain Monterey Park, Fire Department
Caines - Engineer Pasadena Fire Department
Patrick Cates - Engineer Santa Monica Fire Department Retired
Kelly Chulick - Firefighter Paramedic Burbank Fire Department Retired
Neil Conrad - Captain Arcadia Fire Department Retired
Mike Daoust - Firefighter Long Beach Fire Department
James Frawley - Fire Chief San Marino, San Gabriel, South Pasadena Fire Departments
Steve Haleen - Engineer Glendale Fire Department
David Hutcheson - Captain Arcadia Fire Department Retired
Chris Jackson - Captain Montclair Fire Department
Todd Jennings - Inspector San Bernardino Fire Department USMC Retired
Martin Johnson - Battalion Chief Pasadena Fire Department Retired
David Kang - Firefighter Orange County Fire Department
Steve Lopez - Apparatus Operator Los Angeles Fire Department
Michael Maas - Battalion Chief Pasadena Fire Department
Mike McGee - Engineer Glendale Fire Department Retired
Meza - Firegfighter Pasadena Fire Department
Jim Miller - Engineer San Gabriel Fire Department
Nicole Olsen - Firefighter Pasadena Fire Department
Justin Pagliuso - Captain Pasadena Fire Department
Gilbert Pedroza - Firefighter Glendale Fire Department
Craig Peltier - Captain Vernon Fire Department
Robert Rebbe - Captain Los Angeles Fire Department Retired
Robert Sepulveda - Engineer Pasadena Fire Department
Tyler Shook - Firefighter Vernon Fire Department
Randy Souza - Captain Los Angeles Fire Department
Tony Valdez - Captain Los Angeles Fire Department
Travant White - Captain Burbank Fire Department
Dave Winkler - Captain Torrance Fire Department


 

 

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