Mike has been with ESD as a Fire Safety Inspector in 2013. Prior to his position at UGA, he worked for The Athens-Clarke County Fire and Emergency Services Fire Marshal's Office for 31 years. He holds state certifications as a Fire Inspector and Fire Investigator as well as certifications from the State of Georgia and other professional fire safety organizations.
As a Fire Safety Inspector, Mike works with other UGA departments dealing with fire and life safety issues. A large part of the job is conducting annual inspections, new construction and renovation inspections and consultations and plan review associated with construction and renovations.