Randy Frassetto has worked for the City of Surprise (Ariz.) Fire Department since 2001 and was promoted to captain in 2005. Surprise Fire is part of the Northwest Valley Firefighters Local 4361. Frassetto has been assigned to Ladder Company 305 for most of his career and he chairs the Arizona Ladder Operations Cadre, which represents most fire departments/districts in the state. This Ladder Cadre was developed to standardize ladder work and further training and research as it pertains to ladder company operations in the state. Frassetto is a member of the IAFC.