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  • April 22, 2024

National Fire Academy Board of Visitors Meeting

  • National Emergency Training Center
  • Emmitsburg, Maryland

Authority for the Board of Visitors comes from Public Law 93-498, the Federal Fire Prevention and Control Act of 1974.

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    The Board of Visitors for the National Fire Academy (NFA) supports the academic stature of the NFA.

    Learn more about the Board of Visitors’ members and review annual reports and minutes from past meetings.

    April 22 agenda

    2:00 p.m.

    Convene BOV Meeting / Welcome

    Chief John Butler, Chairperson, Board of Visitors

    Dr. Lori Moore-Merrell, Fire Administrator, U.S. Fire Administration

    Chief Tonya L. Hoover, Deputy Fire Administrator, U.S. Fire Administration Mr. Eriks Gabliks, Superintendent, National Fire Academy

    2:45 p.m.

    National Fire and Emergency Medical Services Division

    Chief Richard Patrick, Director, National Fire and Emergency Medical Services Division

    National Fire Data and Research Center

    Chief Richard Patrick, Acting Director, National Fire Data and ResearchCenter

    Public Comments / Deliberations / Voting on Recommendations

    3:00 p.m.

    Deferred Maintenance and Capital Improvements on the National Emergency Training Center (NETC) Campus

    Mr. James Hodge, Director, Management Operations and Support Services Public Comments / Deliberations / Voting on Recommendations

    3:15 p.m.

    National Fire Academy Update on developments, deliveries, staffing and admissions

    Mr. Eriks Gabliks, Superintendent, National Fire Academy Public Comments / Deliberations / Voting on Recommendations

    3:45 p.m.

    Board of Visitors Subcommittee Activity Reports

    Professional Development Initiative Update

    National Fire Incident Report System

    4:00 p.m.

    Final Comments / Adjournment