During the General Session of our recent Conference & Expo in Boston, NFPA announced the re-election of officers and the election of new officers and members to its Board of Directors.
Thomas W. Jaeger of Great Falls, VA., has been re-elected as chair. Mr. Jaeger is currently the president of Jaeger & Associates, LLC, a consulting fire protection engineering firm.
Philip C. Stittleburg of La Farge, WI, has been re-elected as first vice chair. Mr. Stittleburg has served as the fire chief in La Farge, Wis. since 1977, and in 1998, he was awarded Volunteer Fire Chief of the Year by Fire Chief Magazine.
Ernest J. Grant of Chapel Hill, NC., has been re-elected as second vice chair. Mr. Grant is an outreach nurse clinician with the North Carolina Jaycee Burn Center, UNC Hospitals, a position he has held for over 22 years.
Randolph W. Tucker of The Woodlands, TX, has been re-elected as secretary. Mr. Tucker has over 30 years of fire protection consulting engineering experience, having worked on projects in over 60 countries around the world.
Wayne Boyd, the president and CEO of the U.S. Safety & Engineering Corporation in Sacramento, CA, has been re-elected as treasurer. He has served on several NFPA technical committees, including NFPA 72®, National Fire Alarm Code and NFPA 720, Installation of Carbon Monoxide (CO) Alarms in Dwelling Units.
The new members of the board are:
- Julie A. Rochman of Tampa, FL, president and CEO of the Institute for Business & Home Safety, of Tampa, FL
- Amy R. Acton of Grandville, MI, executive director of The Phoenix Society for Burn Survivors, Inc.
- Kwame Cooper of Los Angeles, CA., battalion chief of the Los Angeles City Fire Department