John A. Hayowyk Jr. is a 25-year veteran of the fire service, currently serving as a captain for the City of Passaic, NJ, Fire Department. He is also a New jersey-certified Level 2 Fire Service Instructor. Hayowyk heads up of the Training Division for the Roxbury Township Volunteer Fire Department. He has recently presented classes at the Great Florida Fire School and at the Orlando Fire Conference. He is the owner of Beyond the Basics Fire Training & Consulting.