Marcel Rodriguez


Marcel Rodriguez

Marcel Rodriguez is a volunteer Search & Rescue Team Member and Rope Team Leader with Pacific Northwest Search and Rescue in Portland, Oregon and Bjögunarsveitin Suđurnes in Keflavik, Iceland. Marcel currently holds qualifications as an EMT, NOLS WEMT, and Technical Rope Rescue-Technician Level Instructor for Rescue3. When not engaged in teaching and SAR activities, Marcel works in Mergers & Acquisitions for an international software company.

Maintaining Proficiency as a volunteer Technical Recue Team

13 Oct 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

Maintaining Proficiency as a volunteer Technical Rescue Team – Most teams have a wide variety of missions and must maintain proficiency in a large number of technical skills. With all of the things competing for a rescuer’s time, how do volunteer teams maintain proficiency in technical rescue skills? This session will look at methods teams can use to ensure they complete regular, meaningful training, as well as tools and methods for enhancing, measuring and tracking progress.