Safety Consultant


“Instructor had a lot of knowledge in what he was teaching.”

“Instructor had real life stories which made the class so much better.”

“The instructor was great at relaying the information to the class.”

“John had a lot of knowledge, very informative, had a lot of interesting stories.”

“Instructor had great references and personal stories.”

“John does a great job, he cares about what he does.”

“The instructor was very thorough and knowledgeable.”

“John is a wonderful instructor.”

“John has great enthusiasm.”

“John had a great attitude and was very friendly.”

“Instructor had many real life stories which caught everyone’s attention.”

“Instructor was very good, easy to listen to, and knowledgeable.”

“The instructor was awesome of explaining different situations to us.”

John is a former EMS Training Program Coordinator and has more than 20 years of experience in training and emergency response. He was an EMS responder and flight paramedic for 18 years, a 9-1-1 dispatcher/educator/trainer for 8 years, and also served as a certified firefighter. John has an extensive training background, providing training for EMS responders, 911 communications staff, and the general public on topics such as CPR, first aid, ACLS, and AMLS. All of these experiences have gained him extensive knowledge in emergency response planning, scene management, emergency medicine, cardiac care, and trauma management.


National Safety Council, Certified Instructor:
CPR/AED/First Aid – Adult
Advanced First Aid/CPR/AED
Bloodborne & Airborne Pathogens

IVES Training Group, Certified Trainer:
Counterbalanced Forklift
Rough Terrain Forklift
Aerial Work Platform
Aerial Boom Lift

North Dakota Safety Council, Authorized Instructor:
Opioid Awareness
Slips, Trips & Falls
ATV Awareness
Responsible Beverage Server
Workplace Trauma and Triage

What do you do at NDSC?
Emergency Care Manager/Trainer

Why is NDSC’s mission to prevent injuries and save lives important to you?
After 23 year in emergency medical services, I’ve seen the results from unsafe choices.

What are your hobbies?

What other talents do you have?
Carpentry & woodworking