Reginald Freeman

Freeman

Reginald Freeman

Education

  • Doctorate of Education in Organizational Leadership with an emphasis in Organizational Development (2016), Grand Canyon University
  • Master of Science in Executive Fire Service Leadership, Grand Canyon University
  • Bachelor of Arts in Leadership, Bellevue University
  • Executive Fire Officer Program (Participant), National Fire Academy, United States Fire Administration
  • Senior Executives for State & Local Government, Harvard University
  • NFPA 1021 – Fire Officer I, II, III, & IV, Department of Defense Fire & Emergency Services
  • NFPA 1031- Fire Inspector I & II, Department of Defense Fire & Emergency Services
  • NFPA 1041 – Fire Instructor I & II, Department of Defense Fire & Emergency Services
  • NFPA 1006 – Rescue Technician: Confined Space Rescue, Vehicle/Machinery Extrication, Rope Rescue
  • NFPA 1003 – Airport Rescue Firefighter, Department of Defense Fire & Emergency Services
  • NFPA 1002 – Driver/Operator, State of Mississippi, Fire Academy
  • NFPA 1001 – Firefighter, State of Mississippi, Fire Academy
  • NFPA 472 – Hazardous Materials Incident Commander, Department of Defense Fire & Emergency Services
  • NFPA 472 – Hazardous Materials Technician, Department of Defense Fire & Emergency Services
  • Certified Advanced Rescue Specialist, State of Mississippi, Fire Academy
  • Smoke Diver, State of Mississippi, Fire Academy

 

Specialty Fields

  • Administration, management, human resources, conflict resolution, strategic planning, succession planning, human capital management, organizational development, emergency and disaster response.
  • Seasoned collegiate adjunct faculty member who specializes in undergraduate fire science curriculum and graduate public administration programs, respectively.

 

Employment

  • Lockheed Martin-Air Force Plant 4, Ft. Worth, TX – Fire Chief
  • City of Hartford, CT – Assistant Fire Chief / Deputy Director of Emergency Management
  • Lockheed Martin-Air Force Plant 6, Marietta, GA – Fire Chief
  • G4S (Wackenhut) – Iraq – Chief of Compliance, Safety, & Planning
  • Mississippi State Fire Academy – Jackson, MS – Adjunct Instructor
  • City of Ridgeland, MS – Firefighter/EMT
  • Anna Maria College, Paxton, MA – Adjunct Professor
  • Franklin University, Columbus, OH – Adjunct Professor

 

Memberships

  • International Association of Fire Chiefs – Current positions: Executive Fire Officer Section / Board Member, Industrial Fire & Life Safety Section / Chair, Past: Program Planning Committee / Appointed member
  • Caribbean Association of Fire Chiefs
  • National Fire Protection Association
  • Tarrant County Fire Chiefs Association
  • Institution of Fire Engineers, USA Branch – Fellow (Elected Treasurer)
  • National Fire Protection Association: Fire Officer Technical Committee
  • Commission on Professional Credentialing – Commissioner Representing Diversity

Other

  • Published author in various fire service publications
  • State, National, and International speaker at various conferences