Nathan Paulsberg

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Nate is a Co-Managing Director of Elevated Safety. He is a SPRAT Level 3 in charge of training and rope access jobs for ES. He is a LT with the Palatine Fire Department; a member of its Technical Rescue Team (TRT); head of the MABAS Division 1 TRT Training Committee; Rescue Squad Officer for IL Task Force 1 and oversees all rope operations for the Task Force. Nate is also a lead instructor at FDIC for the Tower Rescue HOT Class; Northeastern Illinois Public Safety Training Academy technical rescue programs. Nate is also a Veteran of the US Navy, serving as a LT in Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Southern Watch. When not working with rope systems, Nate is usually found out coaching at one of his three kid’s sporting events or off competing in or training for Ironman Triathlons and other endurance events. EDUCATION Bachelor of Science (BS): Business Administration from University of Iowa Associates in Applied Science (AAS): Fire Science Technology from College of DuPage Certificate: Emergency Management from College of Lake County CERTIFICATIONS SPRAT Level 3 Rope Access Supervisor Rope Rescue Operations & Technician (NFPA 1670/1006) Confined Space Operations & Technician (NFPA 1670/1006) Tower Rescue Technician (NFPA 1670/1006) Arborist Rescue Specialist Hazardous Materials Operations (NFPA 1670/1006) Swiftwater Technician (Dive Rescue International) State Certified Firefighter (Illinois) State Certified Fire Officer (Illinois) State Certified Fire Instructor (Illinois) Licensed EMT-Basic (Illinois) EXPERIENCE Lieutenant – United States Navy Lead Instructor – Northeastern Public Safety Training Association (NIPSTA) Lead Instructor – Gateway Technical College Lead Technical Instructor – START Group Head of Training Committee – MABAS Division 1 Technical Rescue Team Head of Rope Operations – Illinois Task Force 1 USAR Team Rescue Squad Officer – Illinois Task Force 1 USAR Team Career Fire Officer/EMT-Basic in NW Suburbs of Chicago, IL Lead Instructor- FDIC Tower Rescue HOT Class 2017, 2018, 2019 Lead Instructor- Rigging Lab Academy Tower Rescue Online Course

COURSES TAUGHT BY Nathan Paulsberg