Members of the Oversight and Protection Board


Ken Block

Fire Chief, Edmonton Fire Rescue Services, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

Metropolitan Fire Chiefs


Keith Tyson

Vice President, Education, Research and Outreach

Firefighter Cancer Support Network


Bryan Frieders

Deputy Fire Chief, Pasadena Fire Department, Pasadena, California

President, Firefighter Cancer Support Network


John Gulotta


Tucson Fire Department, Tucson, Arizona


Julius Halas

Director, Florida Fire Marshall’s Office

Florida Fire Service Representative


Rick Kane

Fire Chief, Manheim Township Fire Rescue, Manheim Township, Pennsylvania

At Large Director, International Association of Fire Chiefs Safety, Health and Survival Section


Edward McCarthy

Logistics Manager

Boston Fire Department, Boston, Massachusetts


Jeff Dulin

Assistant Director Research and Data Analysis Center

International Association of Fire Chiefs


Ken Shultz

Fire Chief

Helmet Peak Volunteer Fire Department, Arizona


Pat Morrison

Assistant to the General President For Education,Training and Human Relation

International Association of Fire Fighters


Victor Stagnaro

Director of Fire Service Programs, National Fallen Firefighters Foundation

Fire Service Occupational Cancer Alliance

Ken Brown

Fire Chief (retired)

National Volunteer Firefighters Council and Virginia State Firefighter’s Association

Jim Riley

Fire Fighter

Boston Fire Department IAFF Local 718