Chief Feddema began his emergency services career in 2000 as a Reserve Firefighter with the Central Yavapai Fire District. In 2002 he started his fulltime career with CYFD and has worked in multiple capacities throughout his career. He currently serves as Training Chief at the Central Yavapai Regional Training Academy. Chief Feddema is an instructor through Rescue 3 International as well as an Adjunct Instructor for the Arizona Center for Fire Service Excellence, teaching various topics associated with live fire and technical rescue. He has also earned an Associates Degree in Fire Science through Yavapai College and his Bachelors in Business Administration through Northcentral University. He currently resides in Prescott Valley with his wife Rebecca and their children Carson, Grace, Ethan, Colin, and Anna.