TES² - TRAINING
& EDUCATION SERVICES
- Is a group of fire instructors dedicated to providing progressive,
high-impact, high-energy training for fire and emergency services
providers throughout the United States and Canada. Founded
in January of 1999, TES² instructors have provided formalized
instruction and instructional media to thousands of firefighters,
fire officers and fellow instructors throughout the United
States and most recently Canada.
President / Founder
mission of TES²
TES² - is to be the premier provider of training & education
services for those members and departments who seek progressive
based training, supported by innovative research and delivered
with high-energy, high-impact results in mind.
Tim is a 23 – year student and educator of the fire & emergency services currently serving as Editor-in-Chief for FireRescue Magazine and President of TES² Training & Education Services in Savannah, Georgia. Tim is the immediate past president of the International Society of Fire Services Instructors (ISFSI) and has served as Chief of Training for Savannah (GA) Fire & Emergency Services, as Assistant Fire Chief in Missouri City, TX and as a Firefighter/Paramedic in Kansas City, KS. Tim has earned a Masters degree in Leadership from Bellevue University, B.S. degrees in Fire Administration and Arson, and an A.S. degree in Emergency Medical Care from Eastern Kentucky University.
Tim has also served as the editor of the International Society of Fire Service Instructors (ISFSI) publication The Instructor, and as a contributing author to numerous other publications including: The Volunteer Voice, Firehouse.com Members Zone, National Fire & Rescue, The Atlantic Firefighter, and the Fire & Emergency Television Network (FETN) in which he is the writer/developer of the featured “SURVIVAL!” program. In addition to his numerous accomplishments as a writer, Tim has been a featured speaker in more than thirty U.S. states and six Canadian provinces.
In July 2002, Tim was awarded the prestigious Innovator of the Year Award from the International Society of Fire Service Instructors (ISFSI) for his innovative training ideas and concepts in the area of firefighter safety & survival. In 2001, Tim was awarded the George Hughes Award from the Texas Association of Fire Educators for his accomplishments as a speaker and trainer in the state of Texas. Most recently, Tim presented the keynote address for the 2007 Fire Department Instructors Conference (FDIC) in Indianapolis, Indiana.