MEET THE TEAM

Our Mission: To provide world class Fatal Fire Investigation training and other courses for investigators from Fire, Law Enforcement, and Coroner's Offices that incorporates a team concept that will result in a successful conclusion to the investigation.

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John Madden CEO & Founder

CEO and a 43 year veteran of the Fire Service and 20 years as a San Luis Obispo Fire Investigator. John developed what is known today as the world renowned “Forensic Fire Death Investigation Course” in 2008.

 

Our Executive Staff

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Dr. Elayne Pope Chief of Training

Forensic Anthropologist and the Autopsy Supervisor at the Tidewater Office of the Chief Medical Examiner in Norfolk, Virginia.

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Barb Kessel Chief Financial Officer

comes from an agricultural background, working for wholesale nurseries in sales and accounting

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Dr. Robert Kimsey Secretary

Director of Forensic Sciences and Instructor for the San Luis Obispo Fire Investigation Strike Team, Inc.



 
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Stuart MacDonaldCheif of Administration

 

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Scott HallChief of Safety

 

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Dennis Byrnes Chief of Logistics

 

Our Directors

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Jeremy Davis Board of Directors Chairman

Vice President and Director of Training for “Fire Investigation Industries.” sits on the “California Conference of Arson Investigators” Executive Board.

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Mike Whitney Board of Directors-Member

Placer County Sheriffs Dept. 30years (retired) Placer County Sheriff/Coroner/Marshal Placer County Volunteer Fire Captain 18 yrs (retired).

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Jeremy Kosick Board of Directors-Member
Web Designer

20 Years Fire Service Experince- Fire Marshal & Lead Fire Investigator for California City Fire



We are dedicated to our students

Our commitment to training fire investigators makes us unique in the industry.