Paul Hasenmeier

Paul Hasenmeier is the fire chief of the Sunset Beach, NC, Fire Department. He possesses a bachelor’s degree in fire science from Columbia Southern University (CSU) as well as a master’s degree in public administration from Capella University. He is a graduate of the National Fire Academy’s Executive Fire Officer Program. Additionally, Hasenmeier is trained as a firefighter, paramedic, instructor and fire inspector as well as in all of the technical rescue disciplines that are associated with NFPA 1670: Standard on Operations and Training for Technical Search and Rescue Incidents. In addition to his current duties and responsibilities, Hasenmeier is a lead faculty member at CSU, where he teaches online courses in their fire administration program. He also is an adjunct instructor for Bowling Green State University and teaches at their annual state fire school. Hasenmeier has presented on fire service topics across the United States and in Canada.