Courses with Derek Alkonis

Battalion Chief
Los Angeles County (CA) Fire Department
DEREK ALKONIS is a battalion chief and a 24-year veteran of the Los Angeles County (CA) Fire Department. For the past two years, he has served as the director of training, responsible for recruit and incumbent training. Previously, he was assigned to one of the busiest battalions in Los Angeles County. He has served on the International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF)International Association of Fire Chiefs Fire Service Joint Labor Management Wellness-Fitness Technical Committee since its inception in 1996 and is the lead investigator for the IAFF Fire Ground SurvivalProgram.


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The Fire Academy is an all NEW year-round interactive digital platform that brings you training from industry leaders in order for you to continue supporting your efforts in the communities you serve. The content will discuss key themes around topics including: Safety, Leadership/Management, Company Officer, and many more. With a collaborative backing of FDIC International and Fire Engineering, you won’t want to miss out on this training – all at your fingertips.