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Lyman Monroe Joins OTC Fire Science

Ogeechee Technical College’s new Fire Science Program Director and Instructor, Lyman Monroe, is a decorated and dedicated fire and emergency service professional with 38 years experience.  He holds a Masters Degree from Jacksonville State University, a BA, from the University of Illinois at Springfield, and an Associate’s Degree from Illinois Central College.  He is a graduate of the National Fire Academy’s Executive Fire Officer Program and has taught as an adjunct faculty in the emergency response to Terrorism program. 

Mr. Monroe is a founding member of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, and served as an in house faculty member to DHS’s Center for Domestic Preparedness whose primary mission is to train our nation’s first responders to deal with and manage terrorism related responses.

Lyman Monroe

A type 2 Incident Commander, he can manage large scale, multiple discipline, and jurisdictional disasters. A recognized SME (subject matter expert) in Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, Explosive incidents, and Incident Management, he has trained personnel from all 50 states and protectorates.

Monroe is a preferred presenter/lecturer at the bi-annual Homeland Security Summit in Arlington, Virginia.  In 2007 he traveled to Guam to be the lead controller in Guam’s emergency operations center for DHS’s worldwide Top Officials (TOPOFF) terrorism exercise. 

It is not all work and no play; he is a Bagpiper with Savannah Pipes and Drums, an accomplished blacksmith, and enjoys kayaking and water sports.  Welcome, Lyman Monroe, to Ogeechee Tech!

Contact: Barry Turner
Executive Director for Public Relations
Phone: (912) 688-6958
Email: bturner@ogeecheetech.edu

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