Mark is a 19-year veteran of the Norwich Fire Department. He is a currently a Lieutenant assigned to Engine 2 and second in command of the Norwich Fire Hazmat Operations. He holds two bachelor’s degrees from the University of New Haven in Fire Science Administration and Arson Investigation and a Master of Public Administration from the University of New Haven. He is a credentialed fire officer from CPSE. Mark is a HazMat Manager/Safety Officer for MATF-1 a FEMA Urban Search Rescue team. He is also a alternate on US&R System Incident Support Team as a HazMat Specialist. He has deployed to numerous federal disasters as a hazmat Specialist/Manager/IST Member He is currently the Co-Chair of the Region 4 (Cerrit) Hazardous Materials response team. Mark is an Adjunct instructor at The Connecticut Fire Academy, The Massachusetts Fire Academy and the co-owner of All Hands Operating Training. Mark has instructed nationally and holds numerous Fire Service Certifications/Qualifications.