Chief David Rhodes
Georgia Smoke Diver Program
David Rhodes is a 32-year fire service veteran currently serving in an urban Fire Department. He is a Chief Elder for the Georgia Smoke Diver Program, a member of the Fire Department Instructors Conference (FDIC) Executive Advisory Board, a Hands-on-Training Coordinator for the FDIC conference, an Editorial Advisor and author for Fire Engineering, Fire Rescue and Fire Apparatus and Equipment Magazine.
He is the creator of the Hump Day SOS Blog on Fire Engineering.com. He serves as an Advisory Board Member for Underwriters Laboratories Firefighter Safety Research Institute. He serves as an Incident Commander for the Georgia Emergency Management Agency – All Hazards Incident Management Team and is a Task Force Leader for the Georgia Search and Rescue Team.
He is president of Rhodes Consultants, Inc., which provides public safety training, consulting and promotional assessment centers.