Gene Carlson is the Chair and Planning Specialist of the South Central Task Force Agriculture Subcommittee . He is also a member of the SCTF Incident Management Team.
Gene serves as the Training Officer for the York County (PA) Haz Mat Team, and is a member of the IAFC Hazardous Materials Committee and the International Association of Fire and Rescue Services (CTIF) Hazardous Materials Commission.
He has held positions in Fire Service Training and Education at the University of Illinois, University of Maryland, National Fire Academy, Fire Protection Publications at Oklahoma State University, and VFIS.
He is known as an author and made presentations nationally and internationally at conferences for several years. He is a past recipient of the Level A and the Eversole Lifetime Achievement Awards at the IAFC Hazardous Material Teams Conference. He has also been presented the Everett E. Hudiburg Memorial IFSTA Award and the IFSTA Marvin Austin Distinguished Leadership Award.