Our currently LEPC officers were elected on April 11, 2023. Here is some information about our officers:
Chairman Ryan Madision
Ryan Madison is the Assistant Chief with Central Kitsap Fire and Rescue. He’s been with CKFR for over 22 years and was hired January 1st, 2001, as a Firefighter/Paramedic. In that role h was responsible for first out ALS care to the citizens of Central Kitsap. He was involved in numerous emergency calls, car wrecks and fire responses.
In 2017 he was promoted to Lieutenant and spent the next four years working on a Fire engine in the downtown Silverdale area. During that time, he also volunteered to work on the department’s Tactical deployment unit. This unit was responsible for running calls throughout the Central Kitsap area, as well as covering other units during training. 2019
Ryan was promoted to Captain and spent the next two years working on the Ladder truck assigned to Station 51 in Silverdale. In 2022 he was promoted to the Assistant Chief position. My roles include overseeing Training, Safety, Community Risk Reduction, CMCI and the Volunteer program. Ryan has an Associates degree in Fire Science and currently working on his Bachelors in Fire Administration.
Vice Chairman Dustin Rodriques
Dustin Rodrigues has served as the Safety and Security Training Administrator for Kitsap Transit since 2019. He manages the agency’s safety, security, and emergency response plans. His job role aids the organization in ensuring a safe, secure, and orderly environment for customers and staff in a public transportation environment. As part of his job role, Dustin holds a Transit Safety and Security Program certification; a portion of this certification is geared explicitly toward effectively managing transit emergencies.
Before moving back to the pacific northwest to assume his role as Kitsap Transit, Dustin served as a police officer in California for 13 years. He was trained at the DEA academy in Quantico, VA, on responding to and dismantling clandestine laboratories. In his time as an officer, he was FEMA trained in ISO, and he participated in emergency response operations involving hazardous materials spills, narcotics processing and packaging, fires, hostage negotiations and SWAT operations, and floods. Additionally, he holds a certification as a chemical weapons instructor.
Dustin holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Organizational Leadership from Chapman University in Orange, California, and a Master’s Degree in Psychology from Arizona State University.
Secretary/Treasurer James Mjor
Captain James Mjor joined the Washington State Patrol in 1999 as a trooper. Over his twenty-four-year career, Captain Mjor has additionally served as a detective within narcotics and child exploitation. In 2005, Captain Mjor was selected as an operator for the WSP SWAT team. During his tenure, he served as a sniper, team leader, and eventually the team’s commander. In 2019, he was promoted, and as captain of District-8 he oversees all operations within seven Western Washington counties.
Captain Mjor’s hazardous material experience ranges from clandestine methamphetamine and other drug labs, serious highway collisions with HAZMAT, and fentanyl HAZMAT crime scenes.
Captain Mjor possesses a Bachelor of Science in Organizational Leadership from the University of West Virginia – Charleston. He is also a graduate of the FBI’s National Academy – Class 281. In addition to his civilian background, Capt. Mjor served with the United States Navy for 10 years.