Aircraft Rescue Firefighting Specialist
Mark Lee is originally from Philipsburg, MT and joined the Air Force after High School. During his 21 year Fire Protection career in the Air Force, he worked in all positions from Fire Fighter to Fire Chief.
In 1996 he changed careers and has been working with the University of Missouri Fire and Rescue Training Institute. Lee has coordinated Industrial Emergency Response Training. This includes hazardous materials, confined space rescue, industrial incident management system, fire brigade principles and site specific needs. For two years, Lee coordinated the operations at the Ameren UE Emergency Response Training Center for industrial, volunteer and full time fire fighters.
His current position is Program Specialist for Aircraft Rescue Firefighting Training. Lee is a member of the Aircraft Rescue Fire Fighting Working Group (ARFFWG). He is assiting the ARFFWG to review the Federal Aviation Administration Regulations that cover Aircraft Rescue operations and training. Lee is the primary coordinator for the FAA Central Region Mobile Aircraft Rescue Trainer. The Mobile Aircraft Rescue Trainer will support Airport Firefighter training in Kansas, Iowa, Missouri and Nebraska.
He is currently on the National Fire Protection Association Committee for Industrial Fire Brigade Member Professional Qualifications and has earned a Bachelor of Science, Management/Human Resources and an Associate in Applied Science, Fire Science degrees.