TRAINING AND EDUCATION PROGRAMS


Dr. James G. Munger, Ph.D., MIFireE, CFPS has been a member of the Adjunct Faculty of the National Fire Academy since 1984. He regularly provides instructional services for the NFA in the areas of fire protection, building and fire codes (technical and management) and fire investigation. He has also developed numerous courses for the NFA in these areas.
Working as a sub-contractor for Haz Mat T.I.S. of Columbia, Maryland he developed and presented an eighty hour fire protection course for National Security Agency employees. In conjunction with JTS and Associates of Bradenton, Florida he also developed and presented an 80 hour course of study in fire arson investigation to the New Zealand Fire Service in 1997. Course was based on the National Fire Academy Fire Arson Investigation course and was designed to meet the requirements of NFPA 921 Fire and Explosion Investigation, NFPA 1033 Professional Qualification Standard for Fire Investigators, and New Zealand Qualifications Authority Standards.

He has also developed and presented many programs dealing with building and fire codes, accessibility and other related subjects to various public and private organizations involved in the design, construction and management of buildings.

David M. Munger, as a Division Chief with Cullman Fire Rescue directed the planning of a comprehensive program of classes to train all fire fighting personnel in the principles and operation of fire department apparatus and related equipment. As a contract instructor for Alabama Fire College and Personnel Standards Commission he delivered courses in Hazardous Materials, Fire and Arson Investigation, Building Construction, Extrication Rescue and Incident Command. He also developed and delivered a 40-hour course for the use of the CAMEO (Computer Aided Management of Emergency Operations) hazardous materials database and ALOHA air modeling program.

Training programs can be developed in various areas for presentation to both public and private organizations.