Stan Tarnowski, fire chief (ret.), began his career in 1975 with the Boston (MA) Logan International Airport Fire Department serving in multiple operational and administrative positions. In metro Atlanta, Georgia, he served as fire chief, 911 and EMA director in Union City, deputy and suppression chief at the Georgia State Fire Academy, and chief of training at the Henry County Fire Department. Tarnowski received his associate’s degree in fire science in 1976 from Bunker Hill Community College, holds several public safety certifications, and is an NPQ Board Certified Level 4 fire instructor. He is currently the president of Firesafe Consulting Group.