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Ron Coleman

Ron Coleman

State Fire Marshal for the State of California (retired)

Chief Ronny J. Coleman is the retired State Fire Marshal for the State of California. He has received a Masters of Arts Degree in Vocational Education from Cal State Long Beach, a Bachelors of Science Degree in Political Science from Cal State Fullerton and an Associate of Arts Degree in Fire Science from Rancho Santiago College. Chief Coleman proudly served in the United States Marine Corps.

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Table Talk Interviews

Table Talk is based on Chief Coleman’s book The Chief’s Clipboard – 20 Years of Ronny J. Coleman (2006). Hosted by Michael S. Williams, these interviews are set in active fire stations throughout California and cover various topics relating to the fire service...

Community Alert Radio Interviews

KZSB – AM 1290 May 19, 2020 Mike and Ted discuss the history of the American fire service with Ronny Coleman. November 28, 2016 Former California State Fire Marshal Ronny J. Coleman talks about budges, finances, consolidation and regionalization and privatization of...

Videos

Community Alert, Not if – But when Ted Adams & Michael S. Williams Wildland Residents Association San Marcos Pass Volunteer Fire Department    WILDFIRE: Past, Present and Future With Ronny J. Coleman and Kate Dargan Fire & Emergency Training Network With Ronny...

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