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Michael John Schulz

Michael John Schulz, American fire and explosion analyst, consultant. Certified fire and explosion investigator; certified fire protection specialist; certified fire investigation instructor; certified fire service instructor II; certified Canada fire investigator. Recipient Common Council Commendation, City of Cedarburg, Wisconsin, 1986; named Firefighter of Year, Ozaukee County Association Fire Departments, 1985.


  • Schulz, Michael John was born on October 7, 1958 in Milwaukee. Son of John F. and JoAnn E. (Carlson) Schulz.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Fire and Safety Engineering Technology, University Cincinnati, 1996. Graduate, United States Fire Administration Academy.


    • Fire investigator Cedarburg Police Department, Wisconsin, 1979—1990. Captain, fire investigator Cedarburg Fire Department, 1981-1990. Senior staff expert John A. Kennedy & Associate, Hoffman Estates, Illinois, 1990-2000.

      President Michael Jackson Schulz Associates, Inc., since 2000. Consultant United States Fire Administration. Instructor fire technical and police science departments Milwaukee Area Technology College.

      Instructor fire science technical department William Rainey Harper Community College. Lecturer in field.

    Major achievements

    • Certified fire and explosion investigator. Certified fire protection specialist. Certified fire investigation instructor.

      Certified fire service instructor II. Certified Canada fire investigator.


    • Author: Manual for the Determination of Electrical Fire Causes, 1988, Guide for Fire and Explosion Investigations, 1992, 95, 98.


    Party affiliation: Republican


    Denomination: Lutheran


    Member American Society for Testing and Materials, National Association Fire Investigators (board directors since 1987, national certified board since 1987, chairman education committee, editor The National Fire Investigator, Man of Year 1991), National Fire Protection Association (technical committee on fire investigations since 1985, fire service section, section representative technical committee on fire investigations 1985-1992, secretary representative national conference on fire investigation instruction, member board directors fire science and technical educators section), Fire Marshal's Association North America (associate), National Institute Building Sciences (reviewing member fire research sub-committee), Building Officials and Code Administrators International, Society Automotive Enmgrs., Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, Southern Building Code Congress International, International Building Code Officials, International Association Arson Investigators (John Charles Wilson scholarship award 1982), Illinois Chapter International Association Arson Investigators, International Society Fire Service Instructors, American Society Safety Engineers, National Conference Fire Investigation Instruction (board directors), Wisconsin Society Fire Service Instructors, Kentucky Colonels.



    Amateur radio.


    • Children: Kari L., Brian M.
    • father: John F. Schulz
    • mother: JoAnn E. (Carlson) Schulz
    • children: Kari L. Schulz
    • Brian M. Schulz
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    Born October 7, 1958
    (age 58)
    • 1996
      University Cincinnati
    • 1979 - 1990
      Fire investigator Cedarburg Police Department
      Wisconsin, United States
    • 1981 - 1990
    • 1990
      senior, staff expert John A. Kennedy & Associate
      Hoffman Estates, Illinois, United States