Mr. Rodgers is a training specialist with over 30 years of field and classroom experience. His current position is Program Coordinator for Nevada’s Safety Consultation and Training Section.
Stephen’s educational background includes a Bachelor of Science from Texas Tech University and is near completion of a Masters of Administration at Central Michigan University. He is also an authorized trainer for both OSHA Construction and General Industry 10 and 30 hour Outreach Courses and a National Safety Council Four Hour Defensive Driving Course instructor.
He brings a wide range of experiences and other qualifications with him to include:
- Eight and a half years in various safety areas as a United States Air Force Officer in Missile Operations, C-130 Operations, and other Command and Control positions.
- Fifteen years in equipment operations training and consulting with a major equipment rental company added to his depth of experience. This directly lead to certification as a High Angle Rope Rescue Technician I/II and Search and Rescue team member for over 20 years.
- As a Chef and restaurant owner for 4 years he gained a great deal of experience in restaurant and kitchen safety.