Jeff Johnson has joined Resolve Marine Group Inc. as manager, training
and response, with responsibilities in both Resolve’s Salvage & Fire (Americas)
emergency response/OPA-90 subsidiary and at Resolve Maritime Academy, the
Johnson focuses on continuous development of Resolve’s U.S.
and territorial waters Firefighting Response Network and serves as the Fort
Lauderdale, Fla.-based company’s Pacific Region Responder for marine incidents,
while promoting Resolve Maritime Academy training programs.
Johnson previously served the Vancouver, Wash. Fire Department for
32 years and, as coordinator for its marine program, he supervised department
training and personnel. He chaired the Fire Protection Agency Advisory Council
for the Maritime Fire and Safety Association, a private/public partnership
designed to enhance emergency response to maritime incidents along the lower
In addition, he chaired the Technical Advisory Group with
responsibility for developing the “Washington State Standard for Marine Firefighting
for Land-Based Firefighters.” As a member of the International Fire Service
Training Association Marine Committee, he had involvement in writing the association’s
manual, “Marine Firefighting for Land-Based Firefighters.”
Johnson is a member of the National Fire Protection
Association committee responsible for the development of NFPA 1005, a standard
on the subject of fire protection. He has delivered training locally,
nationally, and internationally and representing the United States in
Turkmenistan where he provided training for their government.