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David Eugene Linebaugh

educator , fire marshal

David Eugene Linebaugh, American fire marshal, educator. Recipient Achievement award Colorado Springs Colorodo of C., 1993, Distinguished Achievement award Colorado Christian University, 1994, Pikes Peak Leadership Graduate award Citizens Goals, 1995.


Linebaugh, David Eugene was born on August 26, 1955 in Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States. Son of Gary Eugene and Doris Irene (Llewellyn) Finch.


Associate of Applied Science, Pikes Peak Community College, Colorado Springs, 1992. Bachelor of Science, Colorado Christian University, 1994. Master of Science, Colorado Christian University, 1997.


Dispatcher/patrolman, Manitou Springs (Colorado) Police Department, 1975-1976;dispatcher/patrolman, Colorado State Patrol, Colorado Springs, 1976-1977;vice president, High Country Heat Pumps and Air Conditioning, Colorado Springs, 1978-1984;combination inspector, Regional Building Department, Colorado Springs, 1984-1987;chief inspector, Colorado Springs Fire Department, 1987-1990;deputy fire marshal, Colorado Springs Fire Department, 1990-1994;fire marshal, Colorado Springs Fire Department, since 1994. Professor fire science Pikes Peak Community College, since 1994. Professor management Colorado Christian U., since 1998.


  • Contributor articles to professional journals.


It is vital to meet and worship with other Christians in order to grow in the Christian life and to understand what is God's will for people and for their communities.


Some people think that involvement in political life is something Christians should avoid. But God is present everywhere, including political institutions.


As human beings people are a part of a cruel and violent and unjust world that feels like it cannot be changed. By accepting forgiveness and liberation, God enables to resist evil and to live life that can make this world a better place.


Member Regional Building Commission, Pikes Peak Regional Building Department, Colorado Springs, 1983-1984. Member Pikes Peak leadership committee Citizens Goals, Colorado Springs, 1995-1996. Member community action committee City of Colorado Springs, 1996.

Board directors Wagon Wheel Council-Girl Scouts American, 1997. Member International Fire Code Institute (chairman education and certified committee since 1995), National Fire Protection Association (inspector qualification committee since 1991), Fire Marshals Association North America, International Conference Building Officials, Fire Marshals Association Colorado (secretary 1993), Colorado Christian University Alumni Association (board directors 1997).


Married Beverly Joan Good, February 14, 1985. Children: Christopher Aaron, Quinlan Scott.

Gary Eugene Finch

Doris Irene (Llewellyn) Finch

Beverly Joan Good

Christopher Aaron Linebaugh

Quinlan Scott Linebaugh