travis seamans, Instructor
paramedic/ff - skagit county ems

-Fire Service for 10 years

-Paramedic, FF, Tactical Combat Casualty Course Inst.,

Wildland FF, ACLS, PHTLS Instructor, EMS Evaluator

-Paramedic Instructor at CWU, INHS Paramedic School in Spokane, WA


First-In Training and Education hires only full-time or retired firefighter/EMTs to lead our classes.  This gives the kids a unique perspective as the instructors come off shift and into the classroom.  Stimulating discussions, real-life applications, and front-line patient contact are commonplace.

First-in training and education

Ron wheeler,  Instructor
Firefighter/emt & Rescue technician- City of seattle Fire dept.

-Volunteered at Skagit Fire Dist 3 
-Former Skagit County Support Officer
-Specialties include:  aerial operations, forcible entry, vertical ventilation, search and rescue, extrication, rope systems, and ladders.
-Member of the Seattle Fire Critical Incident Stress team (CISM)
-Board Member of Seattle Fire Relief Association



Dave Storey, Instructor
lieutenant - mount vernon fire dept

-Started as a fire prevention intern in 1988

-Volunteer at Mercer Island Fire from 1990-1993

-Private Ambulance in Seattle from 1990-1993

-Mount Vernon Fire for 23 years, past 7 as Lieutenant 


Bryan Trask,  LEAD Instructor
Firefighter/emt - Mount Vernon Fire Dept. 


scott cleave, Instructor
lieutenant - mount vernon fire dept

-20+ Years Firefighter/EMT

​-Lieutenant for Mount Vernon Fire

-Wildland certified