The National Fire Academy (NFA) Board of Visitors (BOV) plays an important role in supporting the academic stature of the NFA. The primary purpose of the BOV is to:
Members of the BOV are selected from professionals in the fields of fire safety, fire prevention, education and training, fire control, research and development in fire protection, treatment and rehabilitation of fire victims, local government services management and from other professional organizations to ensure a balanced representation of fire and emergency services interests. Authority for the BOV comes from Public Law 93-498, the Federal Fire Prevention and Control Act of 1974.
NFA Board of Visitors From left to right, Row 1: Assistant Chief Kwame Cooper, U.S. Fire Administrator Keith Bryant, NFA Superintendent Tonya Hoover and Andrew Pantelis. Row 2: Eriks Gabliks and Chief Kevin Quinn. Row 3: Steven Westermann, George Stapleton, Dr. Patricia McIntosh, Thomas Romaine, Jr. and NFA Deputy Superintendent Kirby Kiefer.
The NFA Board of Visitors has completed its assessment of the Academy's Executive Fire Officer Program. Committee meeting minutes are posted below.
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