Senior Public Safety Advisor / Retried Battalion Chief
US Dept. of Commerce - First Responder Network Authority
Chris Baker is a Senior Public Safety Advisor with the First Responder Network Authority with over 32 years’ experience as a first responder. Chris retired as a Battalion Chief and Investigator with the Roseville, CA, Fire Department where he worked assignments in investigations, administration, operations technology, homeland security, and safety. Chris has led numerous public safety technology projects, and held operational and communications roles on large incidents and incident management teams. Chris also served twelve years as a reserve deputy sheriff, and prior to a full-time career in the fire service, served as an engineer in the wireless industry constructing and operating wireless networks across the U.S., training engineers, and developing wireless testing tools. Chris holds a Bachelor of Science in Electrical and Electronic Engineering, a Juris Doctor, and is a registered Professional Engineer, State Bar of California member, and volunteers with the Civil Air Patrol and as volunteer firefighter and paramedic.
Wednesday, October 21, 2020
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM ET