Dr. Hicks has over 20 years of experience in the emergency services, occupational safety, and fire protection fields. He is an Associate Professor for the Fire Protection and Safety Engineering Technology Program at EKU. He also serves as the Chief of the White Hall Fire Department in Madison County, KY. Dr. Hicks is a member of the Madison County Rescue Squad and serves as the Search and Rescue Coordinator for the Madison County Emergency Management Agency. He has completed a Bachelor of Science Degree in Fire & Safety Engineering Technology, with emphasis in Fire, Arson & Explosion Investigation, Minor in Police Studies. Mr. Hicks also has received a Master’s of Science in Loss Prevention & Safety, and a Doctorate in Educational Leadership. Bill is a graduate of the National Fire Academy’s Executive Fire Officer Program, and holds the Chief Fire Officer Designation from the Center for Public Safety Excellence (Formerly ICHIEFS). Mr. Hicks serves on the Board of Directors for the National Association of Fire Investigators, and is also serves on the Board of Directors of the NFPA’s Fire Science & Technology Educators Section. Mr. Hicks is an amateur radio operator and serves as the Assistant Section Emergency Coordinator for Amateur Radio Emergency Services in Kentucky Region 5. Dr. Hicks is married with two “daughters”, both Australian Shepherds.
Early Registration fee (Paid on or before November 4, 2016) $205.00
Late Registration fee (Paid after November 4, 2016) $225.00
Track A 1pm-5pm – Basic Fire investigation and refresher course
Track B 1pm-5pm – Fire Dynamics and Fire Patterns course
Track A 8am-5pm - Basic Fire investigation and refresher course
Track B 8am-5pm - Fire Dynamics and Fire Patterns course
Track A 8am-12pm - Basic Fire investigation and refresher course
Track B 8am-12pm - Fire Dynamics and Fire Patterns course
Ph.D., IAAI-CFI,CFEI, CFPS, CFII, CVFI, MIFireE
Greg Gorbett is an Associate Professor in the Fire Protection and Safety Engineering Technology Program at Eastern Kentucky University in Richmond, Kentucky. He currently serves as a director for the National Association of Fire Investigators, as a co-editor for the Fire and Arson Investigator Journal of the International Association of Arson Investigators, and as the executive secretary of the Crime Scene/Death Investigation Scientific Area Committee’s (SAC’s) Fire and Explosion Investigation Subcommittee within the Organization of Scientific Area Committees (OSAC) through the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). For the past fourteen years, he has worked as a fire and explosion expert with Kennedy & Associates, Madison County Fire Investigation Task Force, and runs his own consulting firm. Mr. Gorbett holds two Bachelor of Science degrees, one in Fire Science, and the other in Forensic Science. He also holds two Master of Science degrees, one in Executive Fire Service Leadership, and the other in Fire Protection Engineering. He also holds a Ph.D. in Fire Protection Engineering. Additionally he is a certified fire and explosion investigator (CFEI), a certified fire investigator (IAAI-CFI), a certified fire protection specialist (CFPS), certified vehicle fire investigator (CVFI), and a certified fire investigation instructor (CFII).
AFTER YOUR REGISTRATON HAS BEEN COMPLETED. PLEASE FILL OUT YOUR TEEX COURSE REGISTRATION FORM, PRINT, AND BRING TO CONFERENCE.
Isla Grand Beach Resort www.islagrand.com
500 Padre Boulevard, South Padre Island, TX – 78597
Room Rates of $79.00 per/night
(Will be honored for 3 days prior to & after the conference)
956-761-6511 or 800-292-7704
Request the Code: 1711STFIRE (Room code good till Oct. 31, 2017)
Ed.d, CFEI, CVFI, CFII, IAAI-CFI, CFPS, EFO, MIFireE
Training, sun, & fun
Basic Fire Investigation and Refresher Course
Fire Dynamics and Fire Patterns course
(This course will provide 16 TCOLE Credit Hours and 16 TCFP)
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