Episode 202 - Mark VonAppen

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Mark VonAppen, a member of the fire service since 1998, is assigned to the suppression division where he holds the rank of captain. He has served as a committee member for California State Fire Training and contributed to the development of Firefighter Survival and Rapid Intervention curriculums.

Mark has been published in Fire Engineering Magazine, Fire Service Warrior, and is the creator of the fire service leadership blog FULLY INVOLVED. He is an instructor for the Santa Clara County Joint Fire Academy, Evergreen Community College, and is a recruit instructor for his department. Mark has been a featured presenter at the Fire Department Instructor's Conference since 2014.

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