Colorado

LEIF E. SKULBORSTAD: IAAI/FIT, NAFI/CFEI, CVFI, CFII, Castle Rock, CO

Leif Skulborstad is a Certified Fire Investigator Technician through the International Association of Arson Investigators, as well as a Certified Fire and Explosion Investigator, a Certified Vehicle Fire Investigator, and a Certified Fire Investigator Instructor through the National Association of Fire Investigators. Leif has more than 28 years of public fire service experience, most of which has been with the Denver Fire Department where he currently serves as a fire investigator. Leif is a member of the International Association of Arson Investigators, the National Association of Fire Investigators, and the International Association of Firefighters. He previously served as District 3 Director of the Colorado Chapter of the International Association of Arson Investigators Leif instructs fire investigation courses to various agencies and is an experienced expert witness in fire-related court proceedings.

 

GEORGE A. CODDING: IAAI/CFI, NAFI/CFEI – Durango, CO

George Codding is a Certified Fire Investigator through the International Association of Arson Investigators and a Certified Fire and Explosion Investigator through the National Association of Fire Investigators. He has more than 20 years of experience investigating fire scenes and determining the origin and cause of fires. George is also a member of a county fire investigation team. He served as a volunteer firefighter for 27 years, holding the positions of lieutenant, captain, and battalion chief. He also has experience as a police officer and deputy sheriff. In addition to performing fire investigations in Colorado, George is licensed to investigate fires in the states of New Mexico and Arizona.

George holds a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Colorado Boulder and works in the criminal justice field. He has organized and implemented training for seven state and international training conferences. George has teaching experience in law, methodology, and scientific/technical topics related to fire investigation in Colorado and other areas of the United States, as well as internationally in English, French, and Spanish. He is an Adjunct Instructor at Pikes Peak State College Regional Law Enforcement Academy. George is the rewrite author and editor of the 6th Edition of Fire Investigator: Principles and Practice (Jones & Bartlett), which was published in 2022.

 

JAMES J. CULLEN: IAAI/FIT, NAFI /CFEI – Denver, CO

James Cullen is a Certified Fire and Explosion Investigator through the National Association of Fire Investigators. He is also a Fire Investigator Technician through the International Association of Arson Investigators. James holds memberships in the National Association of Fire Investigators, and the International Association of Arson Investigators. James began his career in 1995 as an emergency medical technician at St. Anthony Hospital and a firefighter/emergency medical technician with the Federal Heights Fire Department. Since 1999, James has been a member of the Denver Fire Department where he has held the positions of firefighter, hazardous materials technician and currently a fire investigator serving in that capacity for the past 8 years. He is an experienced expert witness.

 

REGINA M. DALY: IAAI-FIT // NAFI-CFEI – Boulder, CO

Regina Daly is a Fire Investigation Technician through the International Association of Arson Investigators and a Certified Fire and Explosion Investigator through the National Association of Fire Investigators. She has been a volunteer firefighter for the Four Mile Fire Protection District for more than 10 years and was named fire marshal/investigator of the department in 2014.

Regina is a member of the Boulder County Multi-Agency Fire Investigation Team and has progressed from technician to vice president. She has a Bachelor of Science in Engineering Mathematics from the University of Arizona, a Master of Science in Astrophysics from the International School of Advanced Studies in Trieste, Italy, and a Master of Science in Physics from Michigan State University. Regina is a member of the International Association of Arson Investigators, the Colorado Chapter of the International Association of Arson Investigators, and the National Association of Fire Investigators.

 

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