Professional Service Since 1992
CMC Since 1994
Safe Rescue Since 2000

Occupation / Agencies
Firefighter, Newport Beach (CA) Fire Department
Instructor, California State Fire Training
Rope Rescue Technician (Senior Instructor)
Rescue Systems I and II (Senior Instructor)
Trench Rescue Technician (Senior Instructor)
Low-Angle Rope Rescue OperationsSociety Of Professional Rope Access Technicians (SPRAT) Level 1
Member, California State Fire Training
Trench Rescue Technician – Curriculum Development Working Group
Rescue Systems 2 – Working Group
Rescue Systems 1 – Working Group


Battalion Chief Tim Rogers recently retired after 38yrs of active and continuous service with the Charlotte Fire Department. At the time of his retirement, he was assigned to Battalion 5 of the Operations Division.  He now concentrates his time as the Managing Director for the Search and Rescue Training and Consulting Group- a Rescue 3 International Training Provider. Tim is married to his beloved Jonnie, a retired high school career development coordinator, and they shared the joy of raising their daughter Brooke who is a graduate of Clemson University and now serves as a Neuro-Trauma-ICU nurse in Greenville, SC.

During the course of his career, Chief Rogers was assigned as a company officer for rescue and haz-mat units and spent three years as the Technical Rescue Training Coordinator while assigned to the CFD Training Division.  He possesses a degree in Fire Protection Technology from Central Piedmont Community College and has continued to further his formal education while completing various courses at and through the National Fire Academy and the Emergency Management Institute.