Instructor Chad Ian Menard

Chad Menard is a 15 year student of the craft and holds the position of Captain/Paramedic. He is assigned to an Engine Company and is a certified USAR rescue technician with Alabama Task Force 3. He holds multiple degrees, including a Bachelor’s from Columbia Southern University, and is a credentialed Fire Officer and graduate of the Managing Officer Program at the National Fire Academy. He’s honored to have presented at conferences including: MAFFC, Wichita HOT, the Lt. Brad Hutcherson Memorial Fire School, and various Officer Academies for different departments. Chad is very passionate about the fire service and believes in the blue collar aggressive skills that the fire service was founded upon. 

Instructing: H08 – The Unbreakable Engine Company