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Current NFPA President Jim Shannon was recognized at a recent International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC) Board meeting for his service to NFPA and to fire safety. Jim has served as NFPA president since 2002. He has been at NFPA for 23 years, having joined the organization as vice president and general counsel in 1991. He had previously served as a Member of Congress representing Massachusetts and as Massachusetts Attorney General.