Richard Doty is the Deputy Fire Chief of a 120 -member fire department in Rio Rancho, NM. In addition to his career as a Deputy Fire Chief, he has been an Instructor for the State of New Mexico and Central New Mexico Community College for over the last 11 years. He holds the highest level of instructor certifications including: Course and Curriculum Design and Professional Development Course Design. Chief Doty teaches National Certification Courses and courses that he has developed.
Chief Doty has developed a collaborative teaching philosophy aimed at ensuring the students and the instructor have a stimulating environment to learn. Chief Doty believes the atmosphere and environment must be positive and relatable with continued variance to stimulate learning.