Meet the Trainer

Steven Raye has been a volunteer firefighter for over 40 years and has worked his way thru the ranks to Chief Officer and trustee of his fire company. He continuously serves on the new truck purchase committees.

In 1989 Steve was the president of his counties Firemen’s Association.  Presently he is on the board of directors for The Sussex County NJ Fire Training Academy and is chair for their annual muster expo. 

  

In 1973, Steve took over the management of the service department for the RV dealership his father had started in 1960.  Thru his years at the dealership he served on the Board of Directors for the National Recreational Vehicle Training Institute at Northhampton Community College, Bethlehem, PA. 

Currently Steve owns and operates Regins RV Service, an on your site service company and Phoenix Fire and RV Training.  He maintains his Master RV Service certification through continuous training and education, just as he has done since the first issuance in 1998 and is a member of the Society of Certified RV Professionals.     

Key qualifications:  Over 40 years fire department experience, training and management.  Extensive service knowledge of the Recreational Vehicle industry with years of field training at schools and service organizations.   

Education: (1978) Orange County Community College

Associate of Applied Science

Major: Fire Protection Technology and Retail Management

(2014&2017) National Fire Academy alumni

(1998 -Present) Master RV Service Technician Certification since first issuance with continuous recreational vehicle factory and appliance training, including RVIA, RVDA troubleshooter clinics

Work (2007- Present) Owner operator

Experience: Regins RV Service Wantage NJ

(1973-2006) Owner operator, service manager

Rayewood RV Centers Wantage, NJ

Work Related (2000-2007) Trustee Pennsylvania Recreation Vehicle and Campground Attributes: Association (PRVCA) education fund for North Hampton Community    

                                    College Bethlehem, PA

                                    (2000-2007) Board of Advisors RV training North Hampton Community 

                                    College, Bethlehem, Pa

Member of the RVIA/RVDA (industry)certification review board.

Fire Safety instructor for FMCA (Family Motor Coach Association)

                                    LP filling station certified. 

                                    Hold current New York State Department of Motor Vehicles inspectors 

                                    certification for class #1.

Member ISFSI

Steven Raye 1

Fire Field

Experience: Wantage Township Fire Department, Colesville Co 2.  40 year 

life member. Held all line officer positions including assistant

chief, engineer, trustee and treasurer.

Continuing member of new truck purchase committee.

First president of Wantage Township Relief Association, and held positions of secretary and vice president (life member of state association).

President Sussex County NJ Firemen’s Association 1989 (life member).

Board of Directors Sussex County Fire Academy.

First and current chair fire muster expo for Sussex County Fire Academy division of Sussex County Community College.

Conceived and implemented Sussex County Firemen’s Field Day, 1980-1985, involving approximately 2000 people from multiple states.

Chaired profitable wet downs (new truck celebrations), and chaired 60th anniversary parade and celebration, coordinating multiple organizations.

Member Sussex County Chiefs Association. 

New Jersey State fire instructor level 1 certificate #115319.

References:      Will be supplied upon request