Rio Hondo Fire Academy

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Fire Academy Instructional Cadre

Name
 Department
Richard Beckman
Fire Chief - San Gabriel Fire Department
Patrick Carrillo
Firefighter - Santa Fe Springs Department of Fire and Rescue Services
John Cermak
Battalion Chief - Alhambra Fire Department
Steve Chute
Firefighter/Paramedic - Los Angeles County Fire Department
Daniel Claridge
Firefighter/Paramedic - Glendale Fire Department                                                   * RHFA Graduate, Class 53
Dennis Clark
Captain - Los Angeles County Fire Department                                                        * RHFA Graduate, Class 35
Robet Contreras
Captain (Ret.) - Los Angeles County Fire Department
Mike Devine
Firefighter - Los Angeles County Fire Department
Bryan Dome
Engineer - Vernon Fire Department
Ben Esparza
(Ret.) Monrovia Fire Department                                                                              * RHFA Graduate, Class 17
Tony Fish
Engineer - Vernon Fire Department
Cliff Hadsell
 
Jed Hulsey
Fire Marshal (Ret.) - Vernon Fire Department                                                          * RHFA Graduate, Class 27
Scott Jaeggi
(Ret.) Downey Fire Department                                                                               * RHFA Graduate, Class 27
Marty Johnson
Battalion Chief (Ret.) - Pasadena Fire Department
David Kang
Firefighter/Paramedic - Orange County Fire Authority                                              * RHFA Graduate, Class 53
Michael Langer
Captain - Vernon Fire Department
Bob Lee
Captain (Ret.) - Los Angeles County Fire Department
Victor LaVeaga
Engineer (Ret.) - Pasadena Fire Department
Ali Maldonado
Engineer - Long Beach Fire Department
Mark McCurdy
Firefighter/Paramedic - Los Angeles County Fire Department
Ray Mosack
Battalion Chief - Alhambra Fire Department                                                            * RHFA Graduate, Class 23
Ed Nilo
Captain - Santa Fe Springs Department of Fire and Rescue Services
Bill Noble
Captain (Ret.) - Santa Fe Springs Department of Fire and Rescue Services                  * RHFA Graduate, Class 23
Todd Painton
Captain - Vernon Fire Department
Greg Rudiger
Firefighter - North Shore (WA) Fire Department                                                       * RHFA Graduate, Class 53
Andrew Ruiz
Captain - Los Angeles City Fire Department
Tyler Shook
Firefighter/Paramedic - Vernon Fire Department
Evan Siefke
Engineer - El Segundo Fire Department                                                                   * RHFA Graduate, Class 53
Marcus Toledo
Captain - Los Angeles City Fire Department                                                             * RHFA Graduate, Class 29
Frank Tostado
Engineer (Ret.) - Vernon Fire Department
Manny Vazquez
Firefighter/Paramedic - Vernon Fire Department                                                      * RHFA Graduate, Class 57
 

Fire Academy Alumni
(Cadet status update at bottom of page)

Name
 Academy Class
 Department
Barstch, Larry

1

La Habra Fire Department
Beach, David

1

La Habra Fire Department
Bellak, Frank

1

La Habra Fire Department
Emrick, Lyndell

1

Santa Fe Springs Fire Department
Jacobsen, John

1

La Habra Fire Department
Powell, Larry

1

La Habra Fire Department
Scott, Robert

1

La Habra Fire Department
Wood, Neil

1

La Habra Fire Department
Bromberg, Sheldon

6

Whittier Fire Department
Lama, Gilbert

7

Santa Fe Springs Fire Department 
Young, Derek

9

Monrovia Fire Department
Brown, Rich

10

Arcadia Fire Department
Conrad, Neil

10

Arcadia Fire Department
Elliot, Bill

10

Camp Pendleton Fire Department
Klopfenstien, Stan

10

Santa Fe Springs Fire Department
Loop, Bob

10

Santa Fe Springs Fire Department
Pepin, Phil

10

Santa Fe Springs Fire Department
Richardson, Randy

10

La Habra Fire Department
Sandona, Brad

10

Monrovia Fire Department
Seely, Chuck

10

Downey Fire Department
Tovar, Jose

10

Santa Fe Springs Fire Department
Vallejo Jr, Pedro (Pete)

10

Santa Fe Springs Fire Department
Welland, Neil

10

Santa Fe Springs Fire Department
Wells, Marty

10

Santa Fe Springs Fire Department
Braun, Rick

11

Arcadia Fire Department
Britt, William

11

Arcadia Fire Department
Cruz, David

11

Monrovia Fire Department
Dennis, David

11

Monrovia Fire Department
Ford, Steve

11

Monrovia Fire Department
Sauter, Mark

11

Downey Fire Department
Troncale, Andy

11

Arcadia Fire Department
Villa, Ray

11

Pasadena Fire Department
Beveridge, John

12

Arcadia Fire Department
Haney, Dave

12

Arcadia Fire Department
Elmgren, Steve

12

Monrovia Fire Department
Layton, Greg

12

West Covina Fire Department
Bakey, Stan

13

Arcadia Fire Department
Dewey, Scott

13

Monrovia Fire Department
Fink, Jerry

13

Pasadena Fire Department
Piero, Daniel

13

Santa Fe Springs Fire Department
Runnestrand, Dan

13

Pasadena Fire Department
Haney, Dave

14

Arcadia Fire Department
Jenkins, Richard

14

South Pasadena Fire Department
Lagace, Paul
14
Anaheim Fire Department
Moore, Michael

14

Orange County Fire Authority
Rubvalcaba, Ruben

14

Los Angeles County Fire Department
Scranton, Tim

14

Beverly Hills Fire Department
Sens, Gary

14

La Habra Fire Department
Watson, Ron

14

Los Angeles County Fire Department
Young, Steven

14

Redlands Fire Department
Hutcheson, Dave

15

Arcadia Fire Department
Mikity, Steve

15

Monrovia Fire Department
Rosetti, Dan

15

Pasadena Fire Department
Contreras, Larry

16

Pasadena Fire Department
Espinoza, Ron

16

Pasadena Fire Department
Faulk, Glenn

16

Monrovia Fire Department
Esparza, Benjamin

17

Monrovia Fire Department
Lamp, John

17

Alhambra Fire Department
Taylor, Robert

17

Pasadena Fire Department
Mellinger, Christopher

18

Monrovia Fire Department
Rogers, James

18

Arcadia Fire Department
Ambler, Kevin

19

Pasadena Fire Department
Dickey, Chris

19

Pasadena Fire Department
Lopez, Jeff

19

Pasadena Fire Department
Barilla, Michael

20

Pasadena Fire Department
Stogner, Craig

20

Arcadia Fire Department
Moreno, Henry
21
Pasadena Fire Department
Norwood, Kurt

21

Arcadia Fire Department
Austin, Scott

22

Pasadena Fire Department
Trabbie, Tony

22

Arcadia Fire Department
Amador, Daniel

23

Montebello Fire Department
Clements, Joe

23

Pasadena Fire Department
Costa, Kevin

23

Pasadena Fire Department
Godinez, Tony

23

Pasadena Fire Department
Hulsey, Jed

23

Vernon Fire Department
Jones, Andrew

23

Pasadena Fire Department
Lapsoney, Tom

23

Santa Monica Fire Department
Leos, Art

23

Pasadena Fire Department
Luchotta, Matthew

23

Glendale Fire Department
Morehead, Todd

23

Arcadia Fire Department
Mosack, Ray

23

Alhambra Fire Department
Moore, David

23

Vernon Fire Department
Noble, William

23

Santa Fe Springs Fire Department
Rogers, Mike

23

Vernon Fire Department
Ruffoni, Steve

23

Vernon Fire Department
Gomez, Mario

24

Pasadena Fire Department
Lazar, David

24

Vernon Fire Department
Yellen, Robert

24

Santa Fe Springs Fire Department
Cornelius, Chad

25

Pasadena Fire Department
Crook, Michael

25

Santa Fe Springs Fire Department
Emrick, Todd

25

Los Angeles County Fire Department
Pelham, Ron

25

Monrovia Fire Department
Roldan, Richard

25

Pasadena Fire Department
Stanfield, Kimberly

25

Los Angeles County Fire Department
Doyle, Andy

26

Los Angeles County Fire Department
Flath, Troy

26

Los Angeles County Fire Department
Furtado, Victor

26

Downey Fire Department
Gillaspie, Mark

26

Downey Fire Department
Gonzolez, Antonio

26

Los Angeles County Fire Department
Harrison, Ken

26

Brea Fire Department
Knight, Steve

26

Santa Fe Springs Fire Department
Marsh, James

26

Downey Fire Department
Moreno, Ernesto

26

Monrovia Fire Department
Ramirez, Andy

26

Los Angeles City Fire Department

Rudolph, Randy

26

Chino Valley Fire Protection District
Smith, Don

26

Arcadia Fire Department
Ware, David

26

Los Angeles County Fire Department
Andrarde, Edward

27

Santa Fe Springs Fire Department
Breckshot, John

27

Montebello Fire Department
Bringhurst, Greg

27

Vernon Fire Department
Brown, James

27

Pasadena Fire Department
Davis, Steve

27

Downey Fire Department
Davis, Richard

27

Los Angeles City Fire Department
Dotts, Bradley

27

Long Beach Fire Department
English, Bruce

27

Downey Fire Department
Hale, Dean

27

Alhambra Fire Department
Haugen, Jason

27

Vernon Fire Department
Hyatt, Brian

27

Washington Fire Department
Jaeggi, Scott

27

Downey Fire Department
Kaliman, Harold

27

Monrovia Fire Department
Macdonald, Ian

27

Orange City Fire Department
Mandzok, Ronald

27

Los Angeles County Fire Department
McCaleb, Kelvin

27

Long Beach Fire Department
McGauley, Thomas

27

Santa Fe Springs Fire Department
Moon, Darren

27

Downey Fire Department
Negrete, Anthony

27

San Gabriel Fire Department
Nicholas, Karl

27

Santa Fe Springs Fire Department
Nugent, William

27

Los Angeles City Fire Department
Orona, Jonathan

27

Pasadena Fire Department
Reyes, Anthony

27

Alhambra Fire Department
Riach, Michael

27

Santa Barbara County Fire Department
Richens, Dean

27

Vernon Fire Department
Robertson, Kevin

27

Pasadena Fire Department
Rodriguez, Antonio

27

Los Angele County Fire Department
Salazar, Frederic

27

Chevron Fire Department
Stein, Charles

27

Orange City Fire Department
Strickroth, Darren

27

San Marino Fire Department
Villa, John

27

Monterey Park Fire Department
Whitworth, Mark

27

Vernon Fire Department
Yellen, Ken

27

Rialto Fire Department
Arredondo, Marco

28

West Covina Fire Department
Burden, Joel

28

Los Angeles County Fire Department
Colvin, Kevin

28

West Covina Fire Department
Hermosillo, Carlos

28

Los Angeles County Fire Department
Joiner, Jay

28

Santa Fe Springs Fire Department
Montgomery, Douglas

28

West Covina Fire Department
Mora, Robert

28

Santa Fe Springs Fire Department
Rodriguez, Roxy

28

Chevron Fire Department
Rubalcava, Theresa

28

Orange County Fire Authority
Ryan, Bob

28

Los Angeles County Fire Department
Stowe, Todd

28

West Covina Fire Department
Byrne, Brian

29

Brea Fire Department
Cuhlno, Frank

29

Los Angeles County Fire Department
Dolan, Geff

29

Downey Fire Department
Gatt, John

29

Los Angeles County Fire Department
Gomez, Gogo

29

Los Angels City Fire Department
Gonzales, Gerald

29

Los Angeles County Fire Department
Ibey, Jay

29

Downey Fire Department
Mack, Bob

29

Hesperia Fire Department
Smith, Jaime

29

Albany (OR) Fire Department
Testa, John

29

Orange County Fire Authority
Toledo, Marcus

29

Los Angeles City Fire Department
Wackerman, Jeff

29

Orange County Fire Authority
Wolf, Brian

29

Downey Fire Department
Andicochea, John

30

Los Angeles County Fire Department
Barratt, Scott

30

La Mesa Fire Department
Corbett, Ryan

30

Los Angeles County Fire Department
Frescas, Bill

30

Los Angeles County Fire Department
Kobler, Kurt

30

Alhambra Fire Department
Manley, Michael

30

Alhambra Fire Department
Ramirez, Juan

30

Los Angeles City Fire Department
Scott, Vincent

30

Los Angeles County Fire Department
Silva, John

30

Orange County Fire Authority
Woods, Scott

30

Los Angels County Fire Department
Biscailuz, James

31

Camp Pendleton Fire Department
Bohannon, Chris

31

Downey Fire Department
Burnside, Scott

31

Alhambra Fire Department
Ferguson, Patrick

31

Five Cities Fire Authority
Gallio, Bill

31

Fullerton Fire Department
Haberle, Scott

31

Monrovia Fire Department
Irwin, Sean

31

Twin Falls (ID) Fire Department
Lawrence, Michael

31

Los Angeles County Fire Department
Lemos, Mario

31

Los Angeles County Fire Department
Minor, Kurt

31

Los Angeles County Fire Department
Parkin, Dave

31

Hemet Fire Department
Rapp, Dave

31

Monrovia Fire Department
Tullius, Richard

31

Monterey Park Fire Department
Viana, Dean

31

Beverly Hills Fire Department
Basulto, William

32

Pasadena Fire Department
Shetland, Dave

32

Long Beach Fire Department
deMotropolis, Sean

33

Orange City Fire Department
Metz, Scott

33

Vernon Fire Department
Milligan, Billy

33

Riverside City Fire Department
Millsaps, Terry

33

Los Angeles County Fire Department
Neely, Jeff

33

Vernon Fire Department
Ott, Marshal

33

Los Angeles County Fire Department
Bush, Eric

34

Los Angeles County Fire Department
Hastings, Sandy

34

Torrance Fire Department
Lardner, John

34

Rialto Fire Department
Moore, Jaime

34

Los Angeles City Fire Department
Orrante, John

34

Alhambra Fire Department
Clark, Dennis

35

Los Angeles County Fire Department
Twitchel, Jack

35

Arcadia Fire Department
Vanderweide, Joyce

35

Long Beach Fire Department
Wills, Cheryl

35

Monterey Park Fire Department
Carlin, Richard
38
Los Angeles City Fire Department
Yates, Doug

38

Orange City Fire Department
Bowe, Tracy

40

Sierra Madre Fire Department
Condy, Peter

41

Orange County Fire Authority
Towns, Randy

41

Monrovia Fire Department
Freogso, Juan

43

Culver City Fire Department
Quon, Greg

45

Pasadena Fire Department
Carmona, Benjamin

46

United States Forest Service
Dirkin, Phillip

46

Los Angeles County Fire Department
Johnson, Christian

46

Torrance Fire Department
Kennedy, Matthew

46

Los Angeles County Fire Department
Levin, Corey

46

Long Beach Fire Department
Loken, Richard

46

Los Angeles County Fire Department
Nuttmann, Douglas

46

Ventura County Fire Department
Pappas, Eleni

46

Los Angeles County Fire Department
Sweeton, Duane

46

Torrance Fire Department
Tat, Adam

46

Kern County Fire Department
Young, Chris

46

United States Forest Service
Zuniga, Daniel

46

United States Forest Service
Atwood, Jacob

47

Long Beach Fire Department
Chapman, Michael

47

Los Angeles County Fire Deparment
Goldstein, Ernesto

47

Los Angeles City Fire Department
Griffin, Courtney

47

Los Angeles County Fire Department
Martin, Ruben

47

Marin Fire Department
Mendez, Joel

47

Los Angeles City Fire Department
Moreno, Alex

47

Los Angeles City Fire Department
Olsen, Nicole

47

Pasadena Fire Department
Porra, Steve

47

Los Angeles City Fire Department
Saribia, Mateo

47

Los Angeles City Fire Department
Segreto, Joseph

47

Warner Brothers Fire Department
Shaw, Ron

47

Los Angeles City Fire Department
Taylor, Jack

47

San Francisco Fire Department
Torres, Rodrigo

47

Ventura County Fire Department
Zepeda, Alex

47

Chevron Fire Department
Gomez, Manuel

48

Long Beach Fire Department
Lazaryan, Victor

48

Pasadena Fire Department
Forshay, Eric

50

San Marino Fire Department
Sanchez, Jeremy

50

Monrovia Fire Department
Tuggle, Charlie

50

Arcadia Fire Department
Pinedo, Jaime

51

Pasadena Fire Department
Schwartz, Greg

51

Los Angeles City Fire Department
Tye, Donna

52

Anaheim Fire Department
Keehmer, Michael

52

Los Angeles County Fire Department
Donnelly, Joel

52

Glendale Fire Department
Gomez, Antonio

52

Long Beach Fire Department
Hein, Mark

53

Beverly Hills Fire Department
Horst, Amy

53

Beverly Hills Fire Department
Kang, David

53

Orange County Fire Authority
Kennedy, Kevin

53

Beverly Hills Fire Department
Lambert, Jim

53

Beverly Hills Fire Department
Siefke, Evan

53

El Segundo Fire Department
Stephens, Scott

53

Beverly Hills Fire Department
Medina, Andres

54

Los Angeles City Fire Department
Sepulveda, Robert
 54 
Pasadena Fire Department
Williams, Nathan

54

Selma Fire Department
Hansen, Jason

55

Pasadena Fire Department
Madrigal, Garrett

55

Pasadena Fire Department
Flagler, Jonathan

56

Vernon Fire Department
Goodwin, David

56

Corona Fire Department
Visser, Michael

56

Victorville Fire Department
Bonney, Dave

57

Hermosa Beach Fire Department
DeGuzman, Joel

57

Torrance Fire Department
Pheng, Nik

57

Arcadia Fire Department
Ruiz, Samuel

57

Santa Monica Fire Department
Sanders, Dave

57

Costa Mesa Fire Department
Tukua, Shawn

57

Los Angeles City Fire Department
Vazquez, Manny

57

Vernon Fire Department
Kennison, James

58

Kern County Fire Department
Lemus, Albert

58

Los Angeles City Fire Department
Elder, Brian

59

Miramar Fire Department
Avakian, Arno
 60 
Pasadena Fire Department
Edwia, Edwin

60

Running Springs Fire Department
Kepner, Ben

60

Morongo Fire Department
Meza, Angel

60

Pinkerton Goverment Services
Delgado, Denise

61

Long Beach Fire Department
Goff, Fred
61
Clark County (NV) Fire Department
Halseth, Harley

61

Woodland Fire Department
Monge, Luis

61

Long Beach Fire Department
Pryor, Andrew

61

Arcadia Fire Department
Yang, Paul

61

Culver City Fire Department
Galindo, Ken

64

Arcadia Fire Department
Miller, Andrew
64
El Centro Fire Department
Wan, Christopher

64

Los Angeles City Fire Department
Cheung, Ben

65

Arcadia Fire Department
Meadows, Jeremiah

66

Riverside City Fire Department
Larios, Alfredo

67

Los Angeles City Fire Department
Linares, Fernando

67

Los Angeles City Fire Department
Olivarez, Richard

67

Arcadia Fire Department
Ursettie, Brian

67

Arcadia Fire Department
Sullivan, Darrell
68
Sacramento Metropolitan Fire District
Couts, George

69

Arcadia Fire Department
Klemm, Chris

69

Arcadia Fire Department
Davis, Jysiah

70

Arcadia Fire Department
Galaz, Nick

70

Los Angeles County Fire Department
Bartow, Clinton
72
Los Angeles City Fire Department
Aguilar, Peter
73
West Covina Fire Department
Alarcon, Nick
73
Arcadia Fire Department
Chavez, Nate

73

Atlanta (GA) Fire Department
Conrad, Jeremy
73
Arcadia Fire Department
LaRiccia, Joe
73
Culver City Fire Department
Wang, Arthur
73
Los Angeles County Fire Department
Smyth, Steven
73
Orange County Fire Authority
Demoley, Adam

74

Rancho Cucamonga Fire Department
De La Cruz, Brian

76

West Covina Fire Department
Lim, Arthur

76

West Covina Fire Department
Williams, John

76

Opelousas (LA) Fire Department
Kyle Aldridge
78
Honolulu (HI) fire Department
Nestor, Scott

78

Henderson (NV) Fire Department
Vasilj, Andrei

78

Oakland Fire Department
Ryckman, Matthew
79
El Centro Fire Department
Salkeld, Steven

79

Kern County Fire Department
Litchfield, Tony
81
Montebello Fire Department
Vadukul, Krishan
81
Los Angeles City Fire Department
 
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