Working Groups

ITRA also forms technical working groups for fixed projects.

Urban Search & Rescue Working Group

The USAR working group is currently working on developing qualifications for this subject and is compromised of:

  • Steve Glassey, Chair, New Zealand
  • Ross Chapman, USA
  • Nimal Zainal, Singapore
  • David Murphy, United Kingdom
  • Alan Baker, USA
  • Eric Stroud, USA
  • Shaun Heath, United Kingdom
  • Duncan Henry, New Zealand

Confined Space

One of these working groups was the 2018 confined space working group who is comprised of practitioners from around the world who helped develop the ITRA Confined Space 1, 2, and 3 curricula. The CSWG was comprised of:

  • Steve Glassey, Chair, New Zealand
  • Tom Gwilliam, Deputy Chair, United Kingdom
  • Trevor Arnold, Australia
  • Adam Kelly, Australia
  • Nimal Zainal, Singapore
  • Colin LeGrow, Canada
  • Cameron McMillan, New Zealand
  • Willem Scheurwater, Netherlands
  • Cliff Freer, United States

This group has now adjourned. The Association thanks these people for their valuable contribution.

Companion Animal Working Group

The companion animal working group developed the respective qualification in 2019.

  • Steve Glassey, Chair, New Zealand
  • Eric Thompson, Deputy Chair, United States
  • Jenny Rizzi, New Zealand

This group has now adjourned. The Association thanks these people for their valuable contribution.