Grapevine Fire Department
Richard “Ritchie” Tice has been teaching with Tarrant County College since 1995. He is currently focused on providing relevant and practical training to potential incident commanders. Tice has been in the fire service for 34 years and is currently a battalion chief for the Grapevine, TX, Fire Department. He has served 12 years with Texas Task Force 1 USAR team, deploying to numerous disasters in the U.S. and its territories. Tice is also a private pilot and tries to bring that same discipline into the command process.