Andrew Mejia

Captain Mejia (Retired) - City of Encinitas Fire Department, CA Throughout his almost 34 year career, he has been involved with program development, personnel career development, and establishing related curriculum for Community College (Palomar CC) Fire Technology and Fire Academy courses. His education includes a Bachelors Degree in Vocational Education – Emergency Operations (UCLB), AS degree in Fire Tech (Miramar CC), and a CA Chief & Fire Officer Certificate. He also has played a key role within the region in the development of course curriculum, regional operational procedures/guidelines and management of the following programs: Firefighter Entry Level Recruit Academy - Palomar Community College Driver Operator Certification - Class "B" Licensing and Training Program North Zone Training Committee (Hose Operations, S&R-RIC; and Truck Operations, Ventilation and Forcible Entry). Lecturer/Instructor - Phoenix Fire Symposiums, Fresno Training Symposium, Firehouse World and FDIC (Firetown Training Specialists) Instructor – CMPR Executive Leadership & Professional Development Institute Palomar CC - Fire Technology Programs