Harold R Wolgamott

737 Cielo Vista,

P.O. Box 717,

Gonzales, CA, 93926



Healthy Retirement


2008 –2020             City of Gonzales                           Gonzales, CA

Emergency Services Director \ Special Project Analyst
Public Works Director

         Coordinate government with local businesses

         Emergency coordinator for City

         Instructor - ICS, Haz Mat, Terrorism, EMS, CPR

         Manage Special Project


2001 – 2008             City of Gonzales                           Gonzales, CA

Fire Services Director

         Coordinate municipal government with volunteer agency

         Coordinated maintenance program

         Emergency coordinator for City

         Instructor - ICS, Haz Mat, Terrorism, EMS, CPR

1986 – 2001                  City of Gonzales                           Gonzales, CA

City Council Member

         Mayor – 2 years

         Represented City on regional council

1986 – 2001                  Assn of Monterey Bay Area Gov.        Marina, CA

Board of Directors

         Represented region to state and national organizations

         President 3 times

1988 – 2001                  California Council of Gov.           Sacramento, CA

Board of Directors

        President – 1 year

        Represented State to National Association
Represented California in Western COG, President of WCOG 1 year

1990 – 2001                  Nat. Assn. of Regional Councils  Washington, DC

Board of Directors

         Coordinated national efforts for regional councils

         Lobbied for coordinated federal efforts in many areas

1973 – 2018              American Heart Association              Fresno, CA

BLS Regional Faculty

         Teach CPR and First Aid

         Teach and monitor instructors

         Monitor training centers for compliance with standards

1972 – 2001                  Russ’ TV Service                          Gonzales, CA

Owner / Manager

         Television repair shop

         Video rental operations added

1973 – 2001                  Gonzales Volunteer FD                 Gonzales, CA

Assistant Chief of Operations

         Coordinated training and maintenance programs

         Command at fire incidents

         Trainer for Haz Mat, Rescue, and EMS

1975 – 2001                  Monterey County EMS Agency         Salinas, CA

EMS Instructor

         Taught EMS programs

         Taught and monitored instructors

1968 – 1972                  United States Air Force                      Biloxi, MS

Telecommunications Systems Instructor

         Taught all facets of communications system integration



2004 – 2005       Grand Canyon University                  Phoenix, AZ

         M.S., Fire Science


1999 – 2003                  National Fire Academy              Emmitsburg, MD

         Executive Fire Officer Program


1998 – 2003                  Cogswell College                         Sunnyvale, CA

         B.S., Fire Administration


2001 – 2003                  Emergency Management Inst.   Emmitsburg, MD

         Emergency Management

         Professional Development Certificate

1973 – 1990                  Hartnell College                               Salinas, CA

         A.A., General Education


1999 – 2003                  Santa Rosa Junior College          Santa Rosa, CA

         Internet development


1980                             California Office of Education      Sacramento, CA

         Vocational Teaching Credential, lifetime


Emergency Services, volunteer organizations, computers, internet use, fishing, and motorcycles. Highest priority is family. Grandchildren are great.

Boy Scouts

Eagle Scout w/ Palm
Scouter's and Scoutmaster's Key
Order of the Arrow - Vigil Honor
Woodbadge - 3 Beads
White Stag leadership