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Board of Directors

The IAFC board of directors develops broad objectives and goals for the association, including policies, programs and budgets. As the elected representatives of the membership, members of the board of directors are responsible for the business and affairs of the association not otherwise provided for between annual conferences.

Click the board member's name for a biography.
Board contact information

President and Chairman of the Board Chief G. Keith Bryant
First Vice President Chief Rhoda Mae Kerr
Second Vice President Chief John D. Sinclair
President 2013-2014 Chief William R. Metcalf
Treasurer Chief Richard R. Carrizzo
Director-at-Large and Canadian Division Chief John W. deHooge
Eastern Division Chief Thaddeus T. Lowden 
Great Lakes Division Chief Nyle Zikmund
Missouri Valley Division Chief I. Jerry Rhodes
New England Division Chief Gerard A. Dio
Southeastern Division Chief Keith Brown
Southwestern Division Chief Richard P. Boudreaux
Western Division Chief Mark Wendelsdorf
EMS Section Deputy Chief Norris Croom
Fire & Life Safety Section Director Alan W. Perdue
Metro Chiefs Section Chief Luther L. Fincher, Jr.
Safety, Health and Survival Section Deputy Chief Billy Goldfeder
Volunteer and Combination Officers Section Chief Dan Eggleston
Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director  Mr. Mark W. Light

Download the historical list of IAFC presidents (pdf) 

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