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safety and fire protection engineer

Richard Martinchalk, American safety and fire protection engineer. Certified in safety management Delaware Technology and Community College, 1976. Decorated 3 Air medals.


Martinchalk, Richard was born on June 4, 1948 in Connelsville, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of George Leo and Loretta (Watson) Martinchalk.


Associate in Fire Technology, Delaware Technology and Community College, 1976. Bachelor of Technology in Fire Technology, Delaware State University, 1977.


Assistant fire chief Civil Service, Pomona, New Jersey, 1971—1972, fire fighter Dover, Delaware, 1972—1978. Fire chief United States Air Force Reserve, Duluth, Minnesota, 1972—1973. Safety engineer Allied Chemical, Hopewell, Virginia, 1978—1981.

Safety and fire prevention coordinator Sohio Chemical, Port Lavaca, Texas, 1981—1985, senior safety engineer, 1985—1986, supervisor loss prevention, since 1986. Instructor Texas Agricultural and Mechanical Industrial Fire School, College Station, 1983—1984. Board directors Texas Industrial Fire Training Board.

With United States Air Force, 1967-1973, Vietnam.


  • Certified in safety management Delaware Technology and Community College, 1976.


Member of Veterans of Foreign Wars, National Rifle Association, Junior Chamber of Commerce, World Safety Organization, International Society Fire Service Instructors, Society Fire Protection Technology, American Society Safety Engineers, National Fire Protection Association, Toastmasters Club.


  • Other Interests

    Fishing, flying.


Married Suzanne Aileen Huber. Children: Richard, Elizabeth Annual.

George Leo Martinchalk

Loretta (Watson) Martinchalk

Suzanne Aileen Huber

Richard Martinchalk

Elizabeth Annual Martinchalk