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Board of Directors

NFPA board members are chosen from various disciplines and backgrounds and are elected based on experience in business, finance, or administration; respect of peers; respect as a member of the safety community; commitment to the Association's goals; and appreciation for the relationship NFPA must maintain with the changing needs of society.

2016 Board of Directors 

Left side: (Clockwise from top) Ernest Grant, Peter Willse, Kwame Cooper, Julie Rochman, William Stewart, 
R. David Paulison, Hatem Kheir
Right side: (Clockwise from top) Jim Pauley, Keith Williams, Bruce Mullen, Michael Wallace, Donald Cook,
Stacy Welch, John Bonney, Randolph Tucker, Thomas Lawson, Teresa Deloach, Tonya Hoover, Eric Rosenbaum, Russell Leavitt
Missing from photo: Amy Acton, Harold Schaitberger, Dennis Berry


OFFICERS

Chair 
Randolph W. Tucker, Owner/Consultant, Tucker Consulting Associates, Houston, Texas
First Vice Chair
Keith E. Williams, President/CEO, Underwriters Laboratories, Inc., Northbrook, IL
Second Vice Chair
Amy R. Acton, Executive Director, The Phoenix Society for Burn Survivors, Inc., Grand Rapids, MI
Secretary
Donald R. Cook, Chief Electrical Inspector, Shelby County Department of Development Services, Pelham, Alabama
Treasurer
Thomas A. Lawson, President & CEO, FM Global, Johnston, RI
Assistant Treasurer
Kwame Cooper, Assistant Chief, Los Angeles Fire Department, Los Angeles, California
Immediate Past Chair
Ernest J. Grant, Ph.D., Program Manager, Outreach and Education, North Carolina Jaycee Burn Center, Chapel Hill, North Carolina
President/CEO
Jim Pauley, NFPA, Quincy, MA

 

MEMBERS

Term expires 2018
  • John Bonney, Owner/Consultant, Alendi Consulting Ltd., Ropley, United Kingdom
  • R. David Paulison, Owner/Consultant, Global Emergency Solutions, Davie, Florida
  • Harold A. Schaitberger, General President, IAFF, Washington, DC
  • William A. Stewart, Owner/Consultant, William A. Stewart Consulting Services, Toronto, ON, Canada
  • Michael Wallace, Executive Director, UTC Climate, Controls & Security, Jupiter, Florida
  • Peter J. Gore Willse, P.E., FSFPE, Vice President, Director of Research, XL Catlin, Hartford, Connecticut
Team expires 2019
  • Tonya L. Hoover, Emmitsburg, Maryland
  • Hatem Kheir, Owner/General Manager, Kheir Group, Cairo, Egypt
  • Teresa L. Deloach Reed, Oakland Fire Department (retired), Oakland, California
  • Stacy N. Welch, Sr. Director, Fire Protection & Life Safety, Marriott International, Bethesda, Maryland
Term expires 2020
  • Jeffery C. Cash, Fire Chief/Emergency Manager, City of Cherryville Fire Department, Cherryville, North Carolina
  • Russell B. Leavitt, Executive Chairman, Telgian Corporation, Tempe, AZ
  • Roger Montembeault, Owner/Consultant, The Montembeault Group, Inc., Tampa, FL
  • Eric R. Rosenbaum, Vice President, Jensen Hughes, Baltimore, MD
  • James Sullivan, President, IDG International Publishing Services, Framingham, MA

Association officers

  • Stacy N. Welch
    Senior Director, Fire Protection and Life Safety, Marriott International
  • Stacy N. Welch
    Senior Director, Fire Protection and Life Safety, Marriott International
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