Ontario Fire College
Robert joined the OFMEM in June, 2018 as an Instructor at the Ontario Fire College. Previously he served the Gravenhurst Fire Department in February 2003 as a volunteer firefighter and Captain on the suppression side.
Robert was hired as the part time fire prevention officer in May 2006.
With over 25 years of experience in the construction industry working extensively within the Ontario Building Code and Ontario Fire Code the transition from builder to inspector was a natural fit.
Robert has certifications as a fire prevention officer, public fire and life safety educator, fire investigator, fire officer level 1, fire instructor, fire fighter level 2, incident safety officer, and hazardous materials operations.
Robert has written the 2012 Part 9 fire protection course for the Ontario Building Officials Association and teaches the fire protection and general legal courses for the OBOA occasionally. He has also been contracted to write learning outcomes and lesson plans for Fanshawe Colleges building code 2 course, and has acted as an adjunct instructor at the Ontario Fire College for fire prevention courses.