NFPA Management Team


Jim Pauley, President

Melinda Collins, Executive Assistant

Human Resources

Julie Chirillo, Director, Human Resources


Sally Everett, Vice President, General Counsel & Chief of Staff

Chris Davis, Associate General Counsel

Suzanne Gallagher, Associate General Counsel

Kristen Freiter, Paralegal

Government Affairs

Seth Statler, Director 

Finance and Accounting

Paul DeFronzo, Chief Financial Officer


Brian Walsh, Director

Real Estate & Building Services

Nancy Hurley, Director  

Codes & Standards

Christian Dubay, Vice President, Codes & Standards and Chief Engineer 

Codes & Standards Administration

Dawn Michele Bellis, Director and NFPA Standards Council Secretary

Emergency Response and Responder Safety

Ed Conlin, Director

Amy Greenfield, Administrative Assistant

Building Fire Protection & Fire Protection Systems

Robert E. Solomon, Director

Linda MacKay, Administrator


Chad Duffy, Standards Lead

Industrial & Chemical Engineering

Open position, Director

Technical Services

Guy Colonna, Sr. Director

Outreach & Advocacy

Lorraine Carli, Vice President, Outreach & Advocacy

Peg O’Brien, Administrator

Public Education

Andrea Vastis, Sr. Director

Wildland Fire Division

Michele Steinberg, Director

Marketing & Digital Experience

Andy Jenks, Vice President


Amanda Welsh, Sr. Director, Marketing/Portfolio Management

Channel Marketing

Benjamin Pugh, Channel Marketing Manager

Business Operations

Chuck Stravin, Vice President

Nancy M. Zagrodny, Office Administrator

Education and Development

Bartholomew Jae, Director

Certification and Accreditation

Leon Katcharian, Director

Fulfillment, Customer Support & Conferences

Susan Ballester, Director


William Mello, Director

Product Development

Suzanne St. Clair, Director, Product & Content Development

Global Operations

Mike Brunzell, Vice President, Global Operations

Barbara Dunn, Administrator

International Operations

Olga Caledonia, Director

Research, Data & Analytics

Joseph Gochal, Director, Research/Data Analytics

Casey Grant, Executive Director, Research Foundation

Birgitte Messerschmidt, Director, Applied Research

Information & Technology

Keith Quackenbush, Vice President