THANK YOU!

 

I would like to express my gratitude to the following individuals for their camaraderie, guidance and generosity in making my efforts to document the work of firefighters possible.

 

FE Joe Abasolo - City of San José Fire Department

BC Karen Allyn - City of San José Fire Department

FE Bryan Aquino - City of San José Fire Department

DC Steve Alvarado - City of San José Fire Department 

Chief Alan Anderson - City of Gilroy Fire Department

CA James Aparicio - City of San José Fire Department

FF Karren Augustine - City of San José Fire Department

BC Dave Barnett - City of San José Fire Department

BC Arthur Belton - City of San José Fire Department

CA Shannon Blean - City of San José Fire Department

DC Tony Bowden - Santa Clara County Fire Department

BC Allison Cabral - City of San José Fire Department

CA Patrick Chung - City of San José Fire Department

BC Jeff Clet - City of San José Fire Department

CA Soren Coats - City of San José Fire Department

FF Laura Martello - City of San José Fire Department

BC Kevin Conant - City of San José Fire Department

FE Rich Constantine - City of San José Fire Department

BC Ted Corporandy - City of San Francisco Fire Department

BC Joe Crivello - City of San José Fire Department

BC Robert Culbertson - City of San José Fire Department

DC Johnny Dellinger - City of San José Fire Department

FE Bryan DeMare - City of San José Fire Department

Chief Juan Diaz - City of Mountain View Fire Department

CA Cleo Doss - City of San José Fire Department

CA Jerry Durk - City of San José Fire Department

CA Barry Ehlers - City of San José Fire Department

CA Brian Endicott - City of San José Fire Department

CA Loren Engler - City of San José Fire Department

CA Trent Engler - City of San José Fire Department

CA Dave Ennes - City of San José Fire Department

CA Jeff Fielding - City of San José Fire Department

CA Steve Forman - City of San José Fire Department

CA Barry Franchi - City of San José Fire Department

CA Aaron Freyler - City of San José Fire Department

CA James Froisland - City of San José Fire Department

DC Gary Galasso - City of San José Fire Department

BC Brian Glass - Santa Clara County Fire Department

FF George Guerrero - City of San José Fire Department

BC Jose Guerrero - City of San José Fire Department

DC Mary Gutierrez - City of Gilroy Fire Department

FF Chris Harmount - City of San José Fire Department

CA Robert Herrera - City of San José Fire Department

FE Bryan Hodges - City of San José Fire Department

CA Antoinette Igno - City of San José Fire Department

FF Michael Igno - City of San José Fire Department

BC Angela Jacobs - City of San José Fire Department

Chief Curtis Jacobson - City of San José Fire Department

Chief Ken Kehmna - Santa Clara County Fire Department

Chief Bill Kelly - City of Santa Clara Fire Department

FE Jamie Kerin - City of San José Fire Department

BC Scott Kouns - City of San José Fire Department

FF Jason Krassow - City of San José Fire Department

CA John Laurent - City of San José Fire Department

CA Sean Lovens - City of San José Fire Department

BC Ivan Lee - City of San José Fire Department

FE Paul Marshall - City of San José Fire Department

Chief William McDonald - Las Vegas Fire & Rescue

DC Stewart McGehee - Oakland Fire Department

CA Glen McGuire - City of San José Fire Department

CA James Mendoza - City of San José Fire Department

FF Martin Mora - City of San José Fire Department

DC Colleen Mulholland - City of San José Fire Department

FF Tony Ojeda - City of San José Fire Department

DC Alberto Olmos - City of San José Fire Department

CA Matt Paiss - City of San José Fire Department

CA Dave Parker - City of San José Fire Department

Chief Gaudenz Panholzer - City of Monterey Fire Department

BC Kendall Pearson - Santa Clara County Fire Department

FE Jeff Perez - City of San José Fire Department

BC Joel Phelan - City of San José Fire Department

FE Chris Pickup - City of San José Fire Department

DC Daron Pisciotta - Santa Clara County Fire Department

DC Steve Prziborowski - Santa Clara County Fire Department

DC Chuck Rangel - City of San José Fire Department

Director, Dana Reed - Santa Clara County Fire Department

FF Walter Rivera - City of San José Fire Department

CA Mark Roberts - City of San José Fire Department

BC Mike Ryan - City of Santa Clara Fire Department

BC Susan Salinger - City of San José Fire Department

DC Robert Sapien - City of San José Fire Department

BC John Scanlon - City of Santa Clara Fire Department

BC Paul Schuller - City of San José Fire Department

CA Craig Schwinge - City of San José Fire Department

BC Richard Seal - City of San José Fire Department

Kathleen Siegel - City of San José Fire Department

FE Cuong Son - City of San José Fire Department

BC Barry Stallard - City of San José Fire Department

CA Matt Streck - CAL FIRE

PIO Stephanie Stuehler - Santa Clara County Fire Department

BC Jim Stunkel - City of San José Fire Department

BC Patricia Tapia - City of San José Fire Department

FE Sandra Teeples - City of San José Fire Department

BC Randy Titus - City of Santa Clara Fire Department

DC Rich Toledo - City of San José Fire Department

Chief Ruben Torres - Livermore-Pleasanton Fire Department

BC Javier Valle - City of San José Fire Department

CA Jim Voreyer - City of San José Fire Department

Chief Ken Waldvogel - Santa Clara County Fire Department

BC Mason Weirhauser - City of Santa Clara Fire Department

BC Jeff Welch - City of San José Fire Department

Arson Investigator Sandy Wells - City of San José Fire Department 

DC Augie Wiedemann - City of Santa Clara Fire Department

BC Reggie Williams - City of San José Fire Department

Chief Derek Witmer - CAL FIRE SCU

 

And thanks to all of the men and women that I have had the honor and opportunity to get to know through my photography.

 

I would be terribly remiss if I did not also offer a huge thank you to Richard Nailen, historian, Lincoln High School alumnus, and supporter of the San José Fire Department. His beautifully crafted documentation of the history of the SJFD, Guardians of the Garden City, has served to inform and inspire me. Thank you, Richard!

 

Last, but certainly not least, a profound thanks to my incredibly supportive best friend, soul mate, and beautiful wife, Julie Rose. Without your patience I would have never been able to accomplish my dream.