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Randy Justus
Instructor, Fire Science Technology/Emergency Management

Teaching full time at CLC since: 2009; previously taught for 14 years as a CLC adjunct. Prior to becoming full-time at CLC, Professor Justus worked as a full-time firefighter for 32 years, in the positions of chief, training officer, inspector, paramedic in Lake County and an instructor for the University of Illinois Fire Service Institute.

Education: A.S., McHenry County College; B.S. and M.S., Southern Illinois University-Carbondale.

What inspires me about my field: While attending high school, I joined my community’s rescue squad, and I soon realized that firefighting and rescue work was my calling in life. I have enjoyed helping people who are experiencing some of the worst days of their life.