Jason Joannides


Jason is a 18-year veteran of the fire service and is assigned to Truck Company 7 with the Columbia (SC) Fire Department. Previously, he was assigned to the Columbia Fire Training Division, where his primary responsibilities included the acquired building program, truck academy, command simulations, shift training officer duties, and research and development. He instructs on the side with Task Force 1, LLC. and is a Training Coordinator for CFFA LOCAL 793. Jason is the lead instructor for local 793’s Engine Academy and Truck Class. Jason has taught at numerous conferences to include: SAFRE, MAFFC, and FDIC. Jason is married to his beautiful wife, Candice, of 12 years with two children Rhett and Julia Grace