Wayne Chapman, Captain
Urban Search & Rescue Division
Captain Wayne Chapman began his career in 1989 with Orange County Fire Authority (OCFA), currently ranked as a Captain, Helicopter Crew Chief and FEMA Urban Search & Rescue Coordinator with OCFA. He is a FEMA Instructor, Certified Level II in Structural Collapse Technician and FEMA recognized SME in Rigging. Captain Chapman is a California State Fire Training Instructor for Rescue Systems I, II and III, Confined Space Rescue Technician, and Rope Rescue Technician. Captain Chapman is also a member of California State Fire Training Rope Rescue Technician Curriculum Development Working Group and Confined Space Technician Working Group, member of FEMA Heavy Equipment and Rigging Specialist Curriculum Update Ad-Hoc, member of California OES, Regional Task Force Working Group, member of ASTM F-32 Committee on Search and Rescue, member of FEMA Rescue Sub Group, Nationally Certified Rigger Level I and II (NCCCO).