Dennis C. Wood, MS, NREMT-P, is assistant fire chief for Prince George’s County (Md.) Fire/EMS Department Facilities and Resource Planning. He has 22 years of experience in the fire and emergency medical services and holds a bachelor’s and s master’s degree in Emergency Health Services from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County. Wood also serves as an adjunct professor, instructor and public safety consultant. He was invited by the PHASER Advisory Board to interact with command-level decision-making and development of the program.