Expert Trainers

Hank DuPont

FarrWest Trainer

FarrWest is proud to call Hank Dupont one of Training Specialists. Chief Dupont is recently retired as Chief of the Emergency Response Division for the Kansas Office of the State Fire Marshal.

Chief DuPont provided oversight of the nine contract hazardous materials teams and seven rescue task forces in the state of Kansas. He retired from the City of Overland Park Kansas Fire Department in 2012 where he was Special Operations Chief in-charge of HazMat, Technical Rescue, and Homeland Security.

Chief DuPont has over 38 years of fire service experience and has taught Hazardous Materials Operating Site Practices for the National Fire Academy (NFA). Chief DuPont has also been an adjunct instructor for the Johnson County Community College hazardous materials program and a field instructor for the University of Kansas Fire Rescue Training Institute and the University of Missouri.