Vice President for Resiliency Training
Jeff Dyar is in his 4th decade of public service as an emergency responder. He has operated as a Paramedic, firefighter, emergency manager and an educator/author during that time. Jeff has responded to some of the largest and most high profile incidents in American history such as both World Trade attacks, Oklahoma City Bombing, Flight 232 Sioux City Iowa Plane Crash, Columbine High School Shootings to mention a few. He has also has responded to several large national security events, natural disasters such as hurricanes, tornadoes, floods, wildfires, riots and large hazardous materials incidents. Jeff held a Program Chair position at the National Fire Academy in Emmitsburg, MD for a decade and has worked as an instructor at four community colleges and two major Universities. Jeff received the James O. Page Award for contributions to advancing EMS on a national level, given by the EMS Section of the International Association of Fire Chiefs. As an author he has authored or co-authored four major book titles, written dozens of news and magazine articles and served on several Media Boards. Jeff currently resides in South West Colorado and is the Board President of a Local Fire District that provides ALS level EMS transport services and Structure/Wildland Fire mitigation and suppression to a 285 Sq mile area.