RJ Corona has been named Division Chief of Training and Safety for the Johnson County Fire Protection District. Corona moves into the position after previously serving as the Lieutenant in the District’s Station 10 and as an adjunct instructor for the Training and Safety Division. The promotion took effect today.
Corona began his career with the District in 2012 as a Junior Firefighter. He was promoted to Firefighter in August 2013 and then to Lieutenant in Station 10 in August 2017. Corona has also worked full-time as a firefighter with the City of Warrensburg and Lee’s Summit.
“Division Chief Corona exemplifies the professional development we have come to expect from our personnel,” said Fire Chief Larry Jennings. “His dedication to develop his skills and advance his education and experience within the fire service is admirable and we are excited to have him lead the District’s instructors and safety programs.”
Corona has an associate degree in Fire Science Technology, a bachelor’s degree in Fire Science Administration, and is currently completing coursework for a master’s degree in Homeland Security/Emergency Services Management. He has achieved certification as a Fire Fighter I and II, Fire Officer I and II, Fire Service Instructor I and II, Live Fire Training Evolutions – Instructor, Vehicle Rescue Technician, Hazardous Materials Operations and Awareness, and holds several National Incident Management System certifications.
More information about the Johnson County Fire Protection District can be found online at jcfpd.net or on Facebook at facebook.com/johnsoncountyfpd.