Firehouse Contributor

Mark Emery/ Stewart Rose

MARK EMERY, EFO, a Firehouse® contributing editor, is a fire commissioner with Woodinville Fire and Rescue in King County, WA, from which he retired in 2010 as an operations battalion chief. He also is president of Fire Command LLC and received the 2013 George D. Post Instructor of the Year award. Emery is a graduate of the National Fire Academy’s Executive Fire Officer (EFO) Program, Region X director of the National Fire Academy Alumni Association and Western Region director of the International Association of Fire Service Instructors. He received a bachelor of arts degree from California State University at Long Beach. STEWART ROSE is a fire service instructor who retired from the Seattle, WA, Fire Department as deputy chief and director of training and safety. He also was a shift commander, battalion commander and first-line supervisor of engines, trucks and fireboats. He has served on numerous fire service committees nationally. Part one was in the January 2012 issue, part two was in the March 2012 issue, part three was in the July 2012 issue, part four was in the February 2013 issue and part five was in the September 2013 issue.