NFPA 1033 Pre-conference Course

On Tuesday, October 1, an eight hour NFPA 1033 Fire Investigator Course is being offered. The cost of this course is $99, but it is included in the cost of the full conference registration. The details of the course can be found below.

Topics: In depth look into NFPA 1033 Standard Subrogation - Public/Private interface - Fire Investigations

(8 hours- 1033 Fire Investigator)

Presenter: Robert Henderson (Bobby): IAAI/CFI, NAFI/CFEI, CVFI – Waynesboro, VA

Fire Operation Manager / Training Coordinator NEFCO Fire Investigations









Bobby is a Certified Fire Investigator through the International Association of Arson Investigators, the Commonwealth of Virginia Fire Marshal’s Academy and the National Fire Academy, as well as a Certified Fire and Explosion Investigator through the National Association of Fire Investigators. He is a court-qualified expert witness. 

Bobby has served more than 30 years as a professional police officer for Fairfax County Police Department and Virginia State Police Department. He was Certified as a Bomb Technician by the FBI/US ARMY Hazardous Devices School, Certified Hazard Materials Technician by the Department of Homeland Security, and a licensed private investigator in the Commonwealth of Virginia, Maryland, West Virginia and North Carolina. 

Bobby is a past member of the board of directors of the Virginia Chapter of the International Association of Arson Investigators. 

While serving with the Virginia State Police, he was promoted to the rank of Special Agent with the title of Bomb Technician/Fire Investigator. 

After retiring from Virginia State police in 2010 Bobby was hired by MPRI a government contracting company as an embedded Law Enforcement Professional (LEP).  While working with MPRI his responsibilities were to embed with a US Army forward combat unit and conduct forensic investigations on the battlefield to assist with data collection for the identify insurgents and bomb making activities in Afghanistan.  

Currently Bobby works for New England Fire Cause and Origin, known as NEFCO Fire Investigations. His current job responsibilities are fire operation managers, a senior fire analyst and the training coordinator.