Salisbury Fire Department
Jeff Simpson, a 38-year veteran of the fire and EMS service, is a past chief of Salisbury, MD, Fire Department. He holds progressive degrees in engineering, management and public administration and is certified as a Virginia state adjunct instructor, FEMA level safety and command officer and is the former training chairman of the Central Virginia Type 3 All Hazards Incident Management Team. He currently sits on the American Military University Industry Advisory Council and advises on their Emergency Management and Disaster Preparedness curriculum. Simpson lectures nationally including for the IAFC on handling emergencies involving FF survival, industrial emergencies and has taught HOT and conference sessions on the same topics. Simpson has written many articles for all major magazines and is a Governor’s Award Finalist for Excellence in the Virginia Fire Service.