Speaker Information/Bio

John Nisja has been the Fire Safety Supervisor with the MN State Fire Marshal Division since 1990.  He has been in the fire service since 1978 and served as Fire Marshal for two communities.  He is a former President of the Fire Marshals Association of Minnesota (1997-2003) and is also a past president of the International Fire Marshals Association (2006-2008).

Andy Cox is a Certified Fire Investigator with ATF.  He is also a part-time member of the National Response Team.  He serves on the NFPA 921 Committee.

Adam Fanjoy is the District Chief with the New Hampshire State Fire Marshal’s Office.

Janet Nelson is a Certified Forensic Photographer.  She began her career as a patrol officer with Lakeville PD where she spent 20 years, often assisting the fire department with fire scene photography.  She moved over to BCA where she spent the next 15 years working as a Special Agent on the crime scene team and conducting photography training for police & fire investigators around the state.

Chad Museus is currently a Patrol Officer with the Bemidji Police Department.  He has been a law enforcement officer since 1998 and has worked in both patrol and investigations.  He spent 14 years as a      Special Agent with the BCA working homicides, drugs, and predatory crimes investigations.  In addition to his work at Bemidji PD, he also teaches child abduction  response courses at Fox Valley Technical College.

Mike Keller is the Director of Engineering and Design for the Department of Energy.  He is also an adjunct instructor at Oklahoma State University.  He spent 8 years as the Senior Electrical Engineer & Electrical  Engineering Technical Lead at the ATF Fire Research Laboratory where he was an active member of the NRT, responsible for forensic examinations of electrical   equipment, provided fire scene support for investigators, & provided training at a variety of platforms.  He currently also handles a small load of consulting work and continues to provide training at numerous professional conferences and meetings.

Ryan Zornes is a ATF Certified Fire Investigator and part-time member of the National Response Team.