Rick Carbino - He is Technical Expert Instructor / FireSmart© Planner

A Northern Ontario resident with 35 years with the Ministry of Natural Resources. Working in 11 different locations, his fire experience includes a Crewboss, Crew Leader, Fire Operations Supervisor, Acting Southern Ontario Prescribed Burn Specialist, Fire Management Supervisor, Provincial Fire Services Supervisor/Fire Duty Officer.  Rick has been involved in over 80 Prescribed Burns in both Northern and Southern Ontario.  In addition to leading a Type 1 team for 7 years, He is an experienced Incident Commander (IC); managing wildfires up to 185,000 ha with over 900 staff.  

He has recently retired as the Provincial Coordinator for Physical Security and Contingency Planning from MNR's Corporate Management Division.