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, Deputy General Counsel

Kristen Freiter, Paralegal

Government Affairs

Seth Statler, Director 

Finance and Accounting

Paul DeFronzo, Chief Financial Officer 

Real Estate & Building Services

Nancy Hurley, Director  

Codes & Standards

Christian Dubay, Vice President, Engineering and Research

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

Research, Data & Analytics

Amanda Kimball, Executive Director, Research Foundation

Joseph Gochal, Director, Director, Business Intelligence

Birgitte Messerschmidt, Director, Research

Outreach & Advocacy

Lorraine Carli, Vice President, Outreach & Advocacy

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

Digital Marketing

Benjamin Pugh, Director of Content

Business Operations

Nancy Zagrodny, Administrator


Daniel Pickel, Director

Education and Development

Bartholomew Jae, 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 Business Development

Barbara Dunn, Administrator

International Operations

Olga Caledonia, Director


Susan McArdle, Director, Membership


William Mello, Director