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SAFTEA's National Officers

bob boilardBob Boilard - Program Director / National Master Instructor

Bob Boilard is the Program Director & a National Master Instructor at the SAFTEA, an NRA Training Counselor, NRA Refuse to be A Victim Regional Counselor and the Chief Instructor at Defensive Strategies. He also currently teaches private security & corrections personnel at NH & Massachusetts Job Corps (i.e. US Dept. of Labor). Bob is a veteran of the United States Army and has been shooting since his parents bought him his first rifle at the age of 13. While in the Army he qualified as a sharpshooter and has been hooked ever since - as he says; "Once you've got the fever, there is NO CURE".

After leaving the military he had a 25 year career in military electronics with companies like Teledyne, Parlex & LaBarge Manufacturing; designing flexible printed circuits for various projects like the navigation system for the Tomahawk Cruise Missile, Patriot Missile Systems, AH-64 Apache Helicopter, Hubble telescope, the Space Shuttle and many more. His days as the Supervisor of Engineering for a 100 million dollar company was satisfying and very challenging at all times. Bob also spent 25 years on a sideline business as a mobile disc-jockey and videographer doing weddings, anniversaries and other evens like singles dances.      

Bob is married to his wife of 25 years, has 3 children, 6 grand-children and now owns 2 businesses including Defensive Strategies, LLC and a high tech company called i4Market, LLC which does website design, hosting, collocation and marketing services. Bob has been a member of the FBI InfraGard team for the last 8 years and is also a former New Hampshire Armed Private Investigator.. 

Some of Bob's experience and certifications are:

  • SAFTEA National Master Instructor

    • SAFTEA Methods of Instruction (MOI) (Student and Instructor Levels)
    • SAFTEA Defensive Handgun Master Instructor (Student and Instructor Levels)
    • SAFTEA Defensive Carbine Master Instructor (Student and Instructor Levels)
    • SAFTEA Defensive Shotgun Master Instructor (Student and Instructor Levels)
    • SAFTEA Precision Rifle Master Instructor (Student and Instructor Levels)
    • SAFTEA Range Master Development Course (Student and Instructor Levels)
    • SAFTEA Range Officer (Student and Instructor Levels)
    • SAFTEA Handcuffing Course
    • SAFTEA LE Pepper Spray
    • SAFTEA S.A.F.E. Situational Alertness for Everyone Instructor Development Course

  • NRA Training Counselor

    • NRA Advanced Pistol Instructor
    • NRA Basic Pistol (Student and Instructor Levels)
    • NRA Basic Rifle (Student and Instructor Levels)
    • NRA Basic Shotgun (Student and Instructor Levels)
    • NRA Home Firearm Safety (Student and Instructor Levels)
    • NRA Refuse to be a Victim Regional Counselor
    • NRA Refuse to be a Victim Instructor (Student and Instructor Levels)
    • NRA Personal Protection in the Home (Student and Instructor Levels)
    • NRA Personal Protection Outside of the Home (Student and Instructor Levels)
    • NRA Hunter Clinic Instructor
    • NRA Metallic Cartridge Reloading (Student and Instructor Levels)
    • NRA Shotgun Shell Reloading (Student and Instructor Levels)
    • NRA Chief Range Safety Officer (Student and Instructor Levels)
    • NRA Range Safety Officer (Student and Instructor Levels)

  • Homeland Security / FEMA / FBI / NCTC

    • FBI Northeast Summit for Cyber Security, Critical Infrastructure and Counter-Terrorism
    • FBI / InfraGard Active Shooter Awareness and Preparation
    • FBI / InfraGard Critical Incident Planning
    • FBI Range Day - Fort Devens (FBI SWAT)
    • Essentials of Community Cyber Security 2 Day Conference - DHS/FEMA
    • Active Shooter Response FEMA/DHS EMI
    • Natural Disaster Awareness for Security Professionals / FEMA/DHS/NDPTC
    • Active Shooter - What can you do / FEMA/DHS EMI
    • Active Shooter Workshop / Homeland Security - NPPD Office of Infrastructure Protection
    • Workplace Violence Awareness / FEMA/DHS EMI
    • Preparing for Mass Casualty Incidents / FEMA/DHS EMI
    • Counter-Terrorism Workshop - National Counterterrorism Center (NCTC)
    • Multi-Hazard Emergency Planning for Schools / FEMA/DHS EMI
    • National Incident Management System (NIMS) / FEMA/DHS EMI
    • Mass Casualty Incidents for Schools & Higher Education / FEMA/DHS EMI
    • Retail Security Awareness / FEMA/DHS EMI

  • Additional Training

    • (IALEFI) Master Instructor Development Course
        - (International Association of Law Enforcement Firearms Instructors)
    • Massachusetts Approved LEOSA Instructor
    • Handgun Combatives w/ Dave Spaulding
    • SABRE PSA Instructor (OC)
    • Defensive Handgun with John Farnam
    • Urban Rifle with John Farnam
    • SABRE PSA Instructor (OC)
    • SABRE College Safety Program Instructor
    • Ultimate Training Munitions (UTM) Certification
    • SDTS Reality Check Combatives - SDC
    • SDTS Guardian Weapon Retention - SDC
    • Association of Defensive Shooting Instructors (ADSI)
    • Massachusetts State Police BFS Instructor
    • U.S. Concealed Carry Association Instructor
    • (S.A.F.E) Shooting And Firearms Educators Certified Instructor
    • Handgun Combatives w/ Dave Spaulding
    • Rangemaster Certified Firearms Instructor
    • Critical Defense Institute (various)
    • Emergency Care and Safety Institute (ECSI) CPR/AED & First Aid
    • American Heart Association Certified CPR/AED & Emergency First Aid
    • New England Institute of Bail Enforcement Certified Instructor
    • Certified Bail Enforcement & Fugitive Recovery Agent
    • New Hampshire Armed Private Investigator
    • Psalm 144:1 - Matthew 10:28

Bob is fully insured through the NRA, US Law Shield & Lockton insurance companies, Bob holds Concealed Carry licenses in New Hampshire, Maine, Utah, Arizona & Massachusetts and is also a proud member of the following Organizations:

  • The National Rifle Association
  • InfraGard / Federal Bureau of Investigations
  • InfraGard National Members Alliance
  • International Association of Law Enforcement Firearms Instructors (IALEFI)
  • NH Tactical Arts Group
  • Wilson Hill Pistol Club
  • Gun Owners of NH (NRA Affiliate)
  • Board of Directors at LFGC, Inc.
  • Oath Keepers
  • Second Amendment Foundation
  • Second Amendment Sisters
  • Shooting And Firearms Educators (S.A.F.E.)
  • United States Concealed Carry Association

chet2aRobert "Chet" Wilson - Director of Finance / National Master Instructor

Mr. Wilson has over three decades of firearms training and safety training coupled with real world experience in military, law enforcement and the civilian security sector. He currently is a professional firearm instructor and Owner of SHOOT NJ LLC.

SAF Training Division National Master Instructor
o  SAFTEA Methods of Instruction (MOI) (Student and Instructor Levels)
o  SAFTEA Defensive Handgun Master Instructor (Student and Instructor Levels)
o  SAFTEA Defensive Carbine Master Instructor (Student and Instructor Levels)
o  SAFTEA Defensive Shotgun Master Instructor (Student and Instructor Levels)
o  SAFTEA Precision Rifle Master Instructor (Student and Instructor Levels)
o  SAFTEA Range Master Development Course (Student and Instructor Levels)
o  SAFTEA Range Officer (Student and Instructor Levels)
o  SAFTEA S.A.F.E. Situational Alertness for Everyone Instructor Development Course (OC Spray Instructor)
o  SAFTEA Armorer Instructor

NRA Training Counselor
o  NRA Basic Pistol (Student and Instructor Levels)
o  NRA Basic Rifle (Student and Instructor Levels)
o  NRA Basic Shotgun (Student and Instructor Levels)
o  NRA Home Firearm Safety (Student and Instructor Levels)
o  NRA Refuse to be a Victim Regional Counselor
o  NRA Refuse to be a Victim Instructor (Student and Instructor Levels)
o  NRA Personal Protection in the Home (Student and Instructor Levels)
o  NRA Personal Protection Outside of the Home (Student and Instructor Levels)
o  NRA Metallic Cartridge Reloading (Student and Instructor Levels)
o  NRA Shotgun Shell Reloading (Student and Instructor Levels)
o  NRA Chief Range Safety Officer (Student and Instructor Levels)
o  NRA Range Safety Officer (Student and Instructor Levels)
o  NRA Rifle Coach (L1)
o  NRA Range Development & Operations Conference, Buffalo NY

Additional Training
o US Army-Military Police School Fort McCellan Al
o Police Operations methods
o Patrol, Radio Communications, Felony stops, Federal Law, UCMJ, Defensive driving,
o Prisoner escort, Vehicle and structural Searching, Baton, Cuffing etc.
o Convoy Protection & Counter Ambush
o Physical Security Operations
o Prisoner escort and retrieval
o Vehicle and structural Searches (Explosives, contraband, drugs, weapons)
o Weapons training M16, 1911A1, M203, M79, M60, M21, LAW, Hand grenade etc
o Military Police Counter Sniper Course Fort Meade MD M21 system
o NJ Title 2C and use of lethal force statutes, NJ Title 39 NJ State Police
o SRT (Special Reaction Team) Ft Dix 532 MP Co
o High Risk Warrants
o K55 Radar Operations
o Accident Investigations
o Dynamic Entry, Breaching technique
o Close Quarters Combat
o Tactical Repelling
o Basic First Aid/CPR (ARC)
o NJ Reserve Police Training (Bergen County PD Academy)
o NJ Emergency Medical Tech (EMT-BLS),
o NJ 5 Point Med Tech
o National Safety Council First Aid/CPR/AED Instructor (Former)
o Stop The Bleed, Instructor Homeland Security
o Firefighter I, II Gas and Electric Emergencies, Emergency Vehicle operator, Propane/LPG
o Incipient Fires, Confined Space Rescue, Hazmat Tech 1, Bergen County Fire Academy.
o Vehicle Extraction, Heavy Rescue, Bergen County EMS Center
o Hurst Tools, Jaws, O-cutter, Omni-tool, Rams certified
o Law Enforcement Precision Rifle NY SP
o Executive / Dignitary Protection Course (30 hours), American Institute Executive Protection
o Field Manager/Physical Security Specialist and trainer for Omega Group Services Ft Lee NJ
o Executive Protection, surveillance & undercover work.
o AR Platform Armor HCI and SAFTD
o GLOCK Armor (GLOCK)
o 1911 Platform Armor (Sig NH)
o Explosives K9 Handler GSD
o Response to Mass Casualty - TEB - ERW Port Authority
o Emergency Response to Terrorism - Bergen County EMS
o Radiological Emergency Management - Bergen County FA
o Campus Emergencies, Response & Recovery FEMA (NCBRT)
o Ultimate Training Munitions (UTM) Certification
o Response to an Active Shooter IALEFI (Texas State University)
o Civilian Marksmanship Program Master Rifle Instructor, Camp Perry OH
o IALEFI Conference Instructor, Disarm/Retention
o IALEFI Conference Instructor Patrol Rifle Armor and Tech
o Certified Weather spotter NOAA
o Helicopter pilot (1999)
o Bell Helicopter 206 School, Texas
o Assisted Bergen County Sheriffs Dept. SRT Team with Counter Terrorist Training (Hackensack NJ)
o Emmy for 9-11 (WPIX TV, N311WB)
o Nominated for 6 other Emmys
o WPIX award for Outstanding Achievement 2003
Psalm 113:9 - Hebrews 13:2

 


William (Bill) Martin  - National Master InstructorBill19

Bill is a father of three, a grandfather, and finish millwork carpenter for 20 years. Bill owned and operated Quality Custom Carpentry and MFG Corp for 15 years, Bill has been a partner owner of 2nd Amendment Holsters and Gun Leathers since 2011.  Bill has spent countless hours as a student and an instructor of firearms safety and defensive skills. Bill enjoys teaching students and instructors of all ages to use firearms safely and effectively.  Bill believes people should learn how to effectively defend themselves whether they are armed with a tool or not. Training your mind is equally as important as training your body.

  • SAFTEA National Master Instructor
    • SAFTEA Methods of Instruction (MOI) (Student and Instructor Levels
    • SAFTEA Defensive Handgun Master Instructor (Student and Instructor Levels)
    • SAFTEA Defensive Carbine Master Instructor (Student and Instructor Levels)
    • SAFTEA Defensive Shotgun Master Instructor (Student and Instructor Levels)
    • SAFTEA Precision Rifle Master Instructor (Student and Instructor Levels)
    • SAFTEA Range Master Development Course (Student and Instructor Levels)
    • SAFTEA Range Officer (Student and Instructor Levels)
    • SAFTEA S.A.F.E. Situational Alertness for Everyone (Student and Instructor Levels)

  • NRA Appointed Training Counselor:

    • NRA Basic Pistol (Student and Instructor Levels)
    • NRA Basic Rifle (Student and Instructor Levels)
    • NRA Basic Shotgun (Student and Instructor Levels)
    • NRA Home Firearm Safety (Student and Instructor Levels)
    • NRA Refuse to be a Victim Instructor
    • NRA Personal Protection in the Home (Student and Instructor Levels)
    • NRA Personal Protection Outside of the Home (Student and Instructor Levels)
    • NRA Metallic Cartridge Reloading (Student and Instructor Levels)
    • NRA Shotgun Shell Reloading (Student and Instructor Levels)
    • NRA Chief Range Safety Officer (Student and Instructor Levels)
    • NRA Range Safety Officer (Student and Instructor Levels)

  • Other Credentials & Accomplishments

    • Chief Instructor at Defensive Training Solutions
    • Hojutsu Black Belt
    • School Attacker Response Course (S.A.R.C.) Instructor
    • Rangemaster Certified Pistol Instructor
    • Sabre CSAP Instructor
    • National Safety Council Firstaid/CPR/AED Instructor
    • NRA Winchester Marksmanship Distinguished Expert Pistol
    • NRA Winchester Marksmanship Distinguished Expert Defensive Pistol 1
    • NRA Winchester Marksmanship Distinguished Expert Defensive Pistol 2
    • Completed NRA Defensive Pistol Course
    • Completed  Mad Duck  Defensive Pistol Course
    • Completed  Mad Duck  Dynamic Trauma course
    • Tactical Carbine 1 Mad Duck
    • Tactical Carbine 2 Mad Duck
    • Rangemaster Dynamic Handgun
    • Rangemaster Defensive Shotgun
    • John Farnam Defensive Handgun Course
    • Completed S.A.R.C. Course (School Attacker Response Course)
    • Force-on-Force Simunition Training, Tier 2 Training
    • The Bulletproof Mind Seminar (Dave Grossman)
    • Ohio License to Carry a Concealed Handgun
    • Defensive Solutions LLC Urban Rifle
    • Defensive solutions LLC Urban Shotgun
    • The Armed Parent/Guardian Course
    • Earned the DTI Red Pin
    • American Red Cross, First Aid/CPR/AED  certified for adult, child & infant
    • Second Amendment Foundation Member
    • Second Amendment Foundation Training Division Member
    • Member, Armed Citizens Legal Defense Network
    • Member USPSA
    • NRA Recruiter
    • Second Call Defense Recruiter
    • Owner 2nd Amendment Stuff LLC. Holsters and Firearms accessories
    • John 3:6-7
    • Joshua 24:15

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