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Ron Coleman
Ron Coleman

Ron Coleman

Chief Ronny J. Coleman is the retired State Fire Marshal for the State of California. He has received a Masters of Arts Degree in Vocational Education from Cal State Long Beach, a Bachelors of Science Degree in Political Science from Cal State Fullerton and an Associate of Arts Degree in Fire Science from Rancho Santiago College. Chief Coleman proudly served in the United States Marine Corps.

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For further information about Table Talk please feel free to contact us. Chief Ronny J. Coleman FireforceOne 8866 Saint Anthony Court Elk Grove, CA 95624 916-689-5365 ron@fireforceone.com   Michael S. Williams President-Executive Director Fire Services Training Institute PO Box 550…

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Table Talk Interviews

Table Talk is based on Chief Coleman’s book The Chief’s Clipboard – 20 Years of Ronny J. Coleman (2006). Hosted by Michael S. Williams, these interviews are set in active fire stations throughout California and cover various topics relating to…

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Community Alert Radio Interviews

KZSB – AM 1290 November 28, 2016 Former California State Fire Marshal Ronny J. Coleman talks about budges, finances, consolidation and regionalization and privatization of the California fire service. February 16, 2016 Former California State Fire Marshal Ronny J. Coleman…

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Videos

Community Alert, Not if – But when Ted Adams & Michael S. Williams Wildland Residents Association San Marcos Pass Volunteer Fire Department WILDFIRE: Past, Present and Future With Ronny J. Coleman and Kate Dargan Fire & Emergency Training Network With Ronny…

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Residential Sprinkler Systems – Protecting Life and Property

Many fire losses occur in the one place where we should feel the safest – our home! Half the residential fire deaths involve the elderly, very young children, people with limited mobility, or persons who are intoxicated. About 80 percent…

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Opportunities in Fire Protection Services

Here is everything you need to explore a career in this unique field. Written by a leading authority, this comprehensive guide gives all the information you need for intelligent career decision making. Among its many features are: Overview of the filed…

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Management of Fire Service Operations

This textbook has been written for those who have, or aspire to have, one of the hardest and loneliest jobs in the world: The fire officer in charge of an emergency. It doesn’t matter if he is called the foreman,…

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Making a Difference – The Fire Officer’s Role

Making A Difference, (1988), OnGuard, Inc., ISBN: 1-56916-110-0

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Hazardous Materials Dictionary, Second Edition

This book is dedicated to the memory of Fire Chief Warren E. Isman, Fairfax County Fire Department. he was a person that recognized the need for training hazardous materials response team personnel long before it was fashionable, someone who pressed…

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Going For Gold:Pursuing and Assuming the Job of Fire Chief

Ronny J. Coleman, Chief Deputy Director of the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection, offers a unique, “must-have” resource to help you stand out among the thousands of individuals who hope to achieve the fire chief’s badge. Focusing first…

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