Advisory Committee

 Our Advisory Committee is a group of individuals selected by Oxnard College department of Fire Technology to advise the program regarding education needs and activities. Our members are partners in progress and help us achieve our strategic goals. Collectively our committee studies issues, advises, advocates, communicates and makes recommendations regarding:

  • Program development plans and actions

  • Program marketing

  • Current and forecast employment needs

  • Curriculum review

  • Program needs

Our members are chosen because of their interest in career and technical education, specialized knowledge and experience, and who represent industry.



Gail Warner Director, FT/FA/EMT, Oxnard College (non-voting)
Robert Morris OC EMT
Tamara Crudo OC Fire Academy Coordinator
Mike Ketaily OC Fire Technology, Dept Chair
Kevin Fildes Chief, Santa Paula FD
  Chief, Oxnard FD 
David Endaya Chief, Ventura City FD
Todd Leak Chief, Ventura Co FD Training (CHAIR)
Robert Dunivan LAFD
Lisa Tarkany Fed Fire 
Katherine Whitby FT/FA Student
Chris Rosa Ventura Co EMS