74   ITC

International Training Conference & Expo



North Carolina

April 23-28 2023


Complex Fire Investigation with a Focus on Electrical Systems

Monday, April 24, 2023 (1:00pm - 5:00pm) (Event Center)

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Mark Svare

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Nick Carey

Nick Carey

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Robert Schaal

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David Bridges

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Jeff Washinger

 Mr. Washinger began his career in 1971 with the Shippensburg, Pennsylvania Fire Department. In 1977, he completed all course requirements at Rowan Technical Institute in Salisbury, NC and graduated Cum Laude with an Associate Degree in Fire Protection Engineering. After returning to Shippensburg following graduation, he continued his fire department career with the Southampton Township Fire Department, serving as a Lieutenant, Captain, Assistant Fire Chief, Deputy Fire Chief and in 1986, retired as Fire Chief of the Department. In 1978, he joined the Pennsylvania Department of Community Affairs as a State Fire Service Instructor and Consultant, becoming known for his expertise in the fields of Rescue, Fire Department Management and Fire Investigations. He became a founding partner of Investigative & Loss Control Services, Inc. in 1988 and has served as a Lead Fire Investigator on many large fire losses throughout the United States.


Neal Hanke

Neal has B.S. in Materials Engineering from Iowa State University. He is a licensed professional materials and metallurgical engineer in several states throughout the Midwest and has been conducting materials characterization and testing with Materials Evaluation and Engineering, Inc. in Plymouth, MN since 2011. Since becoming a P.E. in 2016, he has focused primarily on forensic materials investigations, especially those involving fires and explosions.