Zone Information

Zone Information

Zones Information

Zone Representatives

Manufacturer’s Rep


Zone 1 Rep
Steve Melanson

Captain/Training Officer
Mill Bay Fire Department
Phone:  250-516-2062


Zone 1A Rep
Kalulea Laureta

Malaspina Fire Department


Zone 2 Rep
Bob Gordon

Richmond Fire Department (retired)/ GTA Training & Consulting
43 – 7790 King George Highway
Surrey BC  V3W 5Y4
Business:  604 591-2021



Zone 3 Rep
Tyler Hilland

Training Officer
Peachland Fire Department

Zone 4 Rep
Mike Daloise

Assistant Fire Chief
Nelson Fire Department
Nelson, BC
Phone:  (250) 352-3103


Zone 5 Rep
Ried Klein Patterson

Pouce Coupe Fire Department
5012 49th Ave
Pouce Coupé, BC V0C 2C0
Phone:  250-719-7610


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The British Columbia Fire Training Officers Association, more commonly referred as the BCFTOA, is dedicated to gathering information on training standards and providing this information to fire departments so they may effectively and safely train their members. In a world of ever changing standards and regulations, this organization provides fire departments with the most current, up-to-date course information and training requirements.  The BCFTOA will help develop, and support the work of those leaders and organizations in order that they may best provide training for members and affiliated Associations.

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