Glen Lyman Is a Deputy District Chief with the City of Chicago Fire Department Special Operations Division. Chief Lyman has over 35 years of experience with the Chicago Fire Department working his way up through the ranks from a single role Paramedic in the public housing section of the city to his current position as Exempt Chief Fire Officer and Coordinator of the Hazardous Material Program. Chief Lyman has spent his career on the busiest ambulance, truck and heavy rescue squad companies before progressing to officer positions. Chief Lyman has been an instructor in numerous programs at the R. J. Quinn Fire Academy and was assigned to Research and Development for a period of time. Chief Lyman earned his Associates of Applied Science Degree in Fire Science & Technology from City Colleges of Chicago. In his current role as the Coordinator of the Hazardous Material Program, Chief Lyman is responsible for coordinating the Joint Hazardous Assessment Teams (JHAT’s), which encompass local, state and federal agencies that provide Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, and Explosives (CBRNE) detection for special events throughout the City of Chicago.