NFPA Management Team


Jim Pauley, President

Melinda Collins, Executive Assistant

Human Resources

Julie Chirillo, Head of Human Resources


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

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

Barry Chase, Standards Lead

Amy Greenfield, Administrative Assistant

Building Fire Protection & Life Safety

Tracy Vecchiarelli, Standards Lead

Linda MacKay, Administrator

Electrical & Fire Protection Systems

Chad Duffy, Standards Lead

Industrial & Chemical Engineering

Laura Moreno, Standards Lead

Technical Services

Matt Klaus, 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 &Technology

Andy Jenks, Vice President

Barbara Dunn, Administrator


Amanda Welsh, Sr. Director, Marketing/Portfolio Management

Channel Marketing

Benjamin Pugh, Sr. Channel Marketing Manager

Business Operations

Chuck Stravin, Vice President

Nancy Zagrodny, Administrator

Education and Development

Bartholomew Jae, Director

Certification and Accreditation

Leon Katcharian, Director

Fulfillment, Customer Support & Conferences

Susan Ballester, Director

Product Development

Suzanne St. Clair, Director, Product & Content Development


Jan Rimmel, Director of Licensing

Global Operations

Mike Brunzell, Vice President, Global Operations

Barbara Dunn, Administrator

International Operations

Olga Caledonia, Director

Research, Data & Analytics

Amanda Kimball, Executive Director, Research Foundation

Joseph Gochal, Director, Research/Data Analytics

Birgitte Messerschmidt, Director, Applied Research


Lanre Ajakaiye, Director, Membership


William Mello, Director