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Steering Committee | Executive Committee

Steering Committee

The Vision 20/20 Steering Committee provides guidance to the operations of the project through a diversity of backgrounds, interests and views. The daily operations of Vision 20/20 are guided by members of the Executive Committee, and you can learn more about them by clicking here.


American Red Cross
Kevin Kelley
Senior Director, Community Preparedness Programs

Center for Public Safety Excellence
Karl Ristow
CFAI Program Director

Institution of Fire Engineers -USA Branch
John Rukavina

Insurance Services Office
Thomas Weber
National Director, Community Hazard Mitigation ISO

International Association of Black Professional Fire Fighters
Addington Stewart

International Association of Fire Chiefs
Stephen Hrustich

International Association of Fire Fighters
Lori Moore-Merrell
Assistant to the General President

International Association of Wildland Fire
Kathy Clay
Battalion Chief
Jackson Hole Fire/EMS, Wyoming

International Association of Women in Fire and Emergency Services (iWomen)
Laura Baker, Past President
Deputy Chief/Fire Marshal
Tucson Fire Department, Arizona

International Code Council
Robert Neale

International Fire Marshals Association
Steven Sawyer
Executive Secretary

International Fire Service Training Association
Nancy Trench
Assistant Director, Fire Protection Publications

Johns Hopkins University Center for Injury Control and Policy Prevention
Andrea Gielen

National Association of Hispanic Fire Fighters
Paul Maldonado

National Association of State Fire Marshals
Gary West

National Fallen Fire Fighters Foundation
Ronald Siarnicki
Executive Director

National Fire Protection Association
Lorraine Carli
Vice President – Outreach and Advocacy

National Fire Protection Association Education Section
Cindy Giedraitis
Chair, Education Section

National Institute of Standards and Technology
Anthony Hamins
Chief, Research DIvision

National Volunteer Fire Council
Sarah Lee
Deputy Chief Executive

Society of Fire Protection Engineers
Louis Guerrazzi
Manager of Professional Practice

Underwriters Laboratories
Bruce Johnson
Senior Regulatory Engineer


Michael Love
Montgomery County, Retired

Azarang (Ozzie) Mirkhah
Fire Protection Engineer
Altria Client Services

Wayne Powell
Executive Director
National Fire Heritage Center

Phil Schaenman
Tri-Data Division

Technical Advisors

Kathleen Almand
Vice President, Research

Johnny Brewington
International Association of Black Professional Firefighters

Peg Carson

Bill Kehoe
Institution of Fire Engineers USA Branch

Cynthia Leighton

Dan Madrzykowski
Research Engineer
Underwriters Laboratories

Ben May
Fire Service Marketing Consultant

Pat Mieszala
Burn Concerns

Don Porth
PreventThink Life Safety Education and Consulting

Pam Powell
Fire Safety Communications

Feel free to reach any of us through the Contact Us page.

Executive Committee

The daily operations of the Vision 20/20 project under the Institution of Fire Engineers, is overseen by the members of the Executive Committee, below. We are guided by a Steering Committee made of representatives from national organizations dedicated to fire safety, and you can learn more about them by clicking here.

Jim Crawford
Project Manager
Jim Broman
IFE Liaison
Ed Comeau
Communications and Digital Media Manager
Meri-K Appy
Strategic Partnership Manager
Sandy Facinoli
USFA Liaison
Maggie Wilson
FEMA Liaison

Feel free to reach any of us through the Contact Us page.