Jack Poole, Poole Fire Protection Inc., Olathe, KS
Jack Poole, PE, FSFPE, is a Principal of Poole Fire Protection, Inc. in Olathe, Kansas. Mr. Poole graduated from the University of Maryland in 1986 with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Fire Protection Engineering and is a registered Professional Engineer (PE) in Fire Protection, licensed in 49 states, plus Guam and the District of Columbia. His expertise includes building and fire-code consulting and designing fire suppression and fire alarm & detection systems. He was a volunteer firefighter and Fire Marshal, currently serves on several NFPA Technical Committees, is Chair of NFPA 72 SIG-PRO and NFPA 520, is a Fellow and Past President of SFPE, is the Chairman of the Board of Visitors for the University of Maryland Fire Protection Engineering Department, serves on the University of Maryland Fire Protection Engineering Department Curriculum Advisory Committee, serves on the University of Maryland A. James Clark School of Engineering Board of Visitors, is a Professional Engineer member of the Kansas State Board of Technical Professions, a Past Board of Director and Training Committee Chair for the American Fire Alarm Association (AFAA) and is a Past Chairman of the Oklahoma State Fire Protection and Safety Engineering Technology Industrial Advisory Board. Mr. Poole received the Glenn L. Martin Medal from the University of Maryland in 2014, was honored as a Distinguished Alumni from the Department of Fire Protection Engineering in June of 2015, received the John L. Bryan Mentoring Award from SFPE in 2016, and received the D. Peter Lund Award from SFPE in 2022.