Bill Elder (Owner/Lead Instructor):
Bill Elder is the Owner and Lead Instructor of Elder Technical Rescue Services, LLC. He has fifteen years of experience in the emergency services, with nine of them as a rescue company officer and/or technical rescue team leader. Bill holds national certifications in six disciplines of technical rescue and is a nationally certified fire instructor, paramedic, incident safety officer, and hazardous materials technician. Bill is a United States Air Force veteran and serves in the Air National Guard.
Rob Griffith (Instructor):
Rob Griffith has fourteen years of experience in the emergency services and is a career firefighter/EMT in the special operations division of his department. He holds national certifications in seven disciplines of technical rescue and is a nationally certified fire instructor, incident safety officer, and hazardous materials technician.
Larry Durland (Instructor):
Larry Durland has sixteen years of experience in the emergency services as a firefighter, fire officer, EMS provider, and rescue technician. He is a nationally certified confined space rescue technician, vehicle rescue technician, fire instructor, and incident safety officer. Larry is also a RN, CEN, PHRN and FEMA Medical Specialist.