Time: November 2, 2009 at 8am to November 6, 2009 at 5pm
Location: San Francisco Fire Dept Training Center
Street: 230 Folsom St.
City/Town: San Francisco, CA 94110
Website or Map: http://www.citygateassociates…
Phone: ALL TIMES ARE PST
Event Type: incident, management, training, capstone
Organized By: Citygate Associates and the Bay Area Urban Area Security Initiative (UASI)
Latest Activity: Nov 4, 2009
5 days, November 2-6, 2009 San Francisco, CA 0800-1700
THIS CLASS FILLS UP FAST AND BAY-AREA EMERGENCY MANAGERS WILL BE GIVEN PRIORITY.
This course is designed to prepare the student to function effectively in one of the command and general staff positions at the type 2 incident level. The course will require the application and demonstration of previously acquired knowledge and skills as an IMT or EOC member in one of the command and general staff positions. Students will be grouped as incident management teams throughout the class. Exercises focus on team interaction through simulations including mobilization, incident management, demobilization and transition to another incident management organization of a rapidly evolving all risk incident.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND THE COURSE
Personnel assigned as members of the command and general staff on an Incident Management Team or Emergency Operations Center.
IS-700 and IS-800; I-100, 200, 300, 400. Also, successful completion of one of the Command or General Staff courses is required, as well as satisfactory completion of pre-course work..
November 2-6, 2009
San Francisco Fire Department Training Center
2310 Folsom Street
San Francisco, CA 94110
Rod Collins & Bill Sager
Division Chief Rod Collins:
Division Chief Rod Collins instructs S-430 Operations Section Chief, Command and General Staff S-420, and subordinate operations section courses. During a 34-year fire service career, Chief Collins rose through the ranks from Volunteer Firefighter to Chief Officer. During his tenure as Division Chief, Chief Collins supervised numerous divisions at North Tahoe Fire including: Paramedic EMS, the Fire Prevention Bureau, Training, Fleet & Maintenance, and Operations. Chief Collins joined the Sierra Front Wildfire Cooperators Incident Management Team in the late 1980s and continues to serve as a Type 2 Operations Section Chief with the Sierra Front IMT and other Great Basin Regional Type 2 IMTs. During his career, Chief Collins participated in incidents that included major wildfires in eight western states, floods, sewage spills, hurricane support and recovery and the reestablishment of local government in Cameron Parish, Louisiana. Chief Collins’ experience includes IMT interaction and coordination with National, State and Local government as well as the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, FEMA, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, U.S. Department of Transportation, and U.S. Air Force. Chief Collins is a 2005 graduate of S-520, Advanced Incident Management. In June of 2006, Chief Collins completed a three-year training assignment and task book as a National Type 1 Incident Commander.
Chief William Sager
Chief Sager is Citygate’s Training Project Manager. He instructs S-346 Situation Unit Leader, S-358 Communications Unit Leader, S-440 Planning Section Chief, S-420 Command and General Staff, and other subordinate planning and logistics section courses. He is a Fire Services Specialist with more than 35 years in the fire service. With Citygate, he has worked on over fifteen master plan and training projects. Chief Sager is a nationally recognized course developer and instructor in leadership, organizational development, and management courses. He retired from a 32-year career with the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE) in 2003. He was a CAL FIRE team incident commander, planning section chief on a National Interagency Incident Management Team, the Butte Unit Chief, and the Butte County Fire Chief. He is a designated Chief Fire Officer (CFO), a state Certified Fire Chief, and a graduate of the National Fire Academy (NFA) Executive Fire Officer Program. A retired Naval Officer, he graduated from the University of California, Berkeley in 1966.