Shane Darwick recently retired as a career Battalion Chief with Montgomery County Fire Rescue Service in Maryland. He has been involved in the fire service for over 37 years. He holds a Bachelors Degree in Fire Science from Columbia Southern University and is a NFPA Certified Fire Protection Specialist. Shane serves as an Instructor at Montgomery County Maryland Public Service Training Academy and is a state certified Instructor and Instructor Evaluator. He is a a Command Competencies evaluator and served on the National Capital Region Incident Management Team.