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.

2013 NFPA Board of Directors

  • Chair: Philip C. Stittleburg, Chief, La Farge Fire Department, La Farge, WI
  • First Vice Chair: Ernest J. Grant, Outreach Nurse Clinician, North Carolina Jaycee Burn Center, UNC Hospitals, Chapel Hill, NC
  • Secretary: Randolph W. Tucker, Consultant, The Woodlands, TX
  • Treasurer: H. Wayne Boyd, President/CEO, U.S. Safety & Engineering Corporation, Sacramento, CA
  • Assistant Treasurer: Keith E. Williams, President/CEO, Underwriters Laboratories, Inc., Northbrook, IL
  • Immediate Past Chair: Thomas W. Jaeger, PE, President, Jaeger & Associates, LLC., Great Falls, VA
  • President/CEO: James M. Shannon, NFPA, Quincy, MA


  • Amy R. Acton
    Executive Director, The Phoenix Society for Burn Survivors, Inc., Grandville, MI
  • James M. Clark
    Germantown, TN
  • Donald R. Cook
    Chief Electrical Inspector, Shelby County, AL
  • Kwame Cooper
    Battalion Chief, Los Angeles City Fire Department, Los Angeles, CA
  • Peter M. Holland
    Chief Fire Officer, Lancashire Fire & Rescue Service, Preston, Lancashire, UK
  • Tonya L. Hoover
    State Fire Marshal, Sacramento, CA
  • Brian J. Hurley
    Palm Beach, FL
  • Thomas A. Lawson
    Executive Vice President, FM Global, Johnston, RI
  • William J. McCammon
    Executive Director, East Bay Regional Communications System Authority, Dublin, CA
  • Ned Pettus, Jr.
    Fire Chief, Columbus Division of Fire, Columbus, OH
  • Julie A. Rochman
    President & CEO, Institute for Business & Home Safety, Tampa, FL
  • Harold A. Schaitberger
    General President, IAFF, Washington, DC
  • William A. Stewart
    Toronto, ON, Canada
  • Peter J.G. Willse, P.E., FSFPE
    Vice President, Director of Research, XL GAPS, Hartford, CT

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