Meet the fire experts blazing a trail in San Diego
On March 15, 2023, MOWW San Diego will be honored to hear from two fire captains dedicated to keeping San Diegans safe. These men of service have combatted municipal and wildland fires, they’ve worked alongside inmates on the fire lines and been inserted via helicopter to battle ferocious flames. Captains Pascua and Cornette will open up about their impactful work and how you can support their efforts to keep our community safe.
MOWW San Diego March Luncheon
Where: San Diego Unified School District – Revere Center
6735 Gifford Way, Room 8, San Diego, CA 92111
Keynote Speakers: Capt. Brent Pascua & Capt. Michael Cornette
When: Wednesday, March. 15, 2023
Meet and Greet at 11:00 a.m.; Program 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Attire: Business casual
Open to the Public
**RSVP required: Please contact COL Tim Swann at (858) 496-8203 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Capt. Brent Pascua
CAL FIRE/San Diego County Fire
BACKGROUND: Brent Pascua is a Fire Captain with CAL FIRE/San Diego County Fire. He started his fire career in 2002 as a seasonal firefighter in San Diego and has worked at many fire stations throughout San Diego County. One of his favorite assignments was being a member of CAL FIRE Helitack, where he and his crew would be flown to wildland fires by helicopter and dropped off to fight the fire. He is currently serving in the Information Bureau, providing life safety information to communities throughout San Diego County.
Capt. Michael Cornette
CAL FIRE/San Diego County Fire Information and Education Bureau
BACKGROUND: Michael Cornette currently serves as a Fire Captain in the CAL FIRE/San Diego County Fire Information and Education Bureau. Captain Cornette has worked in various locations throughout the State of California, including the gold country and central coast. He has also worked in a variety of programs ranging from municipal and wildland fire fighting to working with the inmate fire crews. Captain Cornette is a third-generation firefighter and started with CAL FIRE in 2006.