Capain Chris S. Geiger is the Safety and Training Officer for North Whidbey Fire & Rescue. He began his career as a firefighter/paramedic in 1985 and retired from Clackamas County Fire District No.1 in Portland, Oregon in 2016. He worked as both engine and truck company captain, and as the District’s EMS Officer. He was a member of the Oregon State Urban Search & Rescue Team (OR-TF1), and worked as a helicopter flight paramedic. He teaches as senior instructor at the Metro Fire Officers Academy in Oregon and has lectured at the National Fire Academy in Emmitsburg, Maryland.
Chris is a 2008 graduate of the U.S. Fire Administration’s Executive Fire Officer Program. He has a Master’s degree in public administration, a Bachelor’s degree in fire administration, and an Associate’s degree in fire science. He teaches classes on Wind-Driven Structure Fires, Dying and Death Issues for First Responders, Incident Command, Fire Service Technical Writing, and Fire Rescue Law. He lives with his wife on Whidbey Island in Puget Sound.
Captain Chris Geiger