Ryan and Rich following an intense technology lesson at Caribou Coffee

Jumpseat Radio 032: Jumpseat Situational Awareness with Rich Gasaway

In this episode of Jumpseat Radio host Ryan Pennington welcomes his mentor of over 20 years, Dr. Rich Gasaway. Rich is THE go to authority on (SA) Situational Awareness. His resume includes numerous articles, lectures, and programs presented around the world. In this interview Rich shares how he became interested in and finished years of research in decision making under stressful conditions.


 Topics Covered,

  • Rich’s introduction into SA
  • Individual SA
  • Team Sa
  • Tips for Developing Jumpseat SA
  • Mentoring in the Fire Service
  • Concept or Pay it Forward!

Listen in to this interactive podcast through to the end and discover how to apply for a scholarship sponsored by Dr. Gasaway to VCOS 2015!




Rich Gasaway














RICHARD B. GASAWAY, Ph.D., served 30 years in public safety, including 22 years as a chief fire officer, before retiring in 2009. He holds bachelor’s, master’s and a doctor of philosophy degrees in finance, economics, business administration and leadership and is the principal consultant at the Gasaway Consulting Group. Dr. Gasaway is the host of the Leader’s Toolbox podcast radio show on Firehouse.com and runs the Situational Awareness Matters! website www.SAMatters.com.



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