Cliff Munson

Cliff Munson began his fire service career with the Long Beach (CA) Fire Department, where he served more than 20 years as a firefighter, paramedic, engine company captain, and finally as the commanding officer of the Arson Investigation Unit before his retirement in 1999 due to line-of-duty injuries. He is now a full-time faculty member at Chemeketa Community College in Salem, OR, and the training officer for Chemeketa’s Fire Protection Program.

Captain Munson holds two associate’s degrees and a bachelor’s degree in vocational education from California State University at Long Beach.