Board of Directors & Advisory Committee

The National Fallen Firefighters Foundation Board of Directors represents the private sector, the fire service, fire hero families, and government. All members have a strong interest in fire safety. Advisory Board members lend additional expertise and support to the Foundation’s programs.

The Board establishes Foundation priorities and supervises all activities. In addition, the Board oversees the administration of donations for the benefit of the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Park, the annual Memorial Weekend, and related services for the families of fallen firefighters.

Board of Directors

Troy Markel
Troy Markel
VFIS
Chairman of the Board

Bill Webb
Bill Webb
Congressional Fire Services Institute
Vice-Chairman of the Board
Bob Jacobs
Robert Jacobs
Maryland State Firemen’s Association
Treasurer of the Board
Chief Ronald Jon SiarnickiChief Ronald Jon Siarnicki
Executive Director
Interim Secretary of the Board

King Butler, CPCU®, CLU®
King Butler,
CPCU®, CLU®

State Farm Insurance Companies
Lorraine Carli
Lorraine Carli
National Fire Protection Association
Deputy Chief William Goldfeder, EFO
Dep. Chief William Goldfeder, EFO
Loveland-Symmes Fire Department
Chief Charles Hood
Chief Charles Hood
San Antonio Fire Department

Michael Leonard
Michael Leonard
Motorola Solutions, Inc.
Chief Ernest (Ernie) Mitchell, Jr.
Chief Ernest (Ernie) Mitchell, Jr.
Fire Chief/U.S. Fire Administrator (Ret.)
Kevin D. Quinn
Chief Kevin D. Quinn
National Volunteer
Fire Council
Chief Joanne Rund
Chief Joanne R. Rund
Baltimore County Fire Department

 
Harold A. Schaitberger
Harold A. Schaitberger
International Association
of Fire Fighters
Chief Tonya Hoover
Chief Tonya Hoover
Acting U.S. Fire Administrator
Ex Officio Member
 

Advisory Committee

Liza Aunkst
Liza Aunkst
Fire Hero Family Member
Barry D. Balliet
Barry D. Balliet
Provident
Chief G. Keith Bryant
Chief G. Keith Bryant
Oklahoma State Fire Marshal/U.S. Fire Administrator (Ret.)

Chief Kevin E. Cooney
Volunteer and Combination Officers Section, IAFC

Thomas Harbour
Thomas Harbour
HarbourFire, LLC
US Forest Service (Ret.)
Chief Tom JenkinsChief Thomas Jenkins
City of Rogers Fire Department
Kelly M. Kirwan
Kelly M. Kirwan
Motorola Solutions
Dave Levy
Dave Levy
Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP

Mike Robertson
Mike Robertson
DOD Fire Emergency Service/Military Firefighter Heritage Foundation
Faith Swan

Faith Swan
Fire Hero Family Member

Terry Victor
Johnson Controls/Grinell Fire Protection Solutions
 

Board Tributes

» Tribute to Former Chairman Hal Bruno
» Tribute to Former Board Member Art Glatfelter
» Tribute to Former Board Member Chief Leonard T. King, Sr.