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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.


image of Kevin KelleyAmerican Red Cross
Kevin Kelley
Senior Director, Community Preparedness Programs
image of Karl RistowCenter for Public Safety Excellence
Karl Ristow
CFAI Program Director
image of Bill WebbCongressional Fire Service Institute
William Webb
Executive Director
image of John RukavinaInstitute of Fire Engineers – US Branch
John Rukavina
image of Tom WeberInsurance Service Office
Thomas Weber
National Director
image of Addington StewartInternational Association of Black Professional Fire Fighters
Addington Stewart
International Association of Fire Chiefs
Joe Powers
image of Jim BrinkleyInternational Association of Fire Fighters
Jim Brinkley
Assistant to the General President
image of Kathy ClayInternational Association of Wildland Fire
Kathy Clay
blank image for placeholderInternational Association of Women in Fire and Emergency Services
Laura Baker
Past President
image of Karl FlippingerInternational Code Council
Karl Fippinger
Vice President, Fire and Disaster Mitigation
image of Steven SawyerInternational Fire Marshals Association
Steven Sawyer
Executive Secretary
image of Nancy TrenchInternational Fire Service Training Association (IFSTA)
Nancy Trench
Assistant Director
image of Lori Moore-MerrellInternational Public Safety Data Institute
Lori Moore-Merrell
President and CEO
Johns Hopkins Center for Injury Research and Policy
Andrea Gielen
image of Paul MaldonadoNational Association of Hispanic Firefighters
Paul Maldonado
National Association of State Fire Marshals
Gary Farley
image of Keith BrowerNational Fallen Firefighters Foundation
Keith Brower
image of Lorraine CarliNational Fire Protection Association
Lorraine Carli
Vice President, Outreach and Advocacy
image of Tammy PeavyNational Fire Protection Association, Education Section
Tammy Peavy
blank image for placeholderNational Institute of Standards and Technology
Anthony Hamins
image of Sarah LeeNational Volunteer Fire Council
Sarah Lee
Deputy Chief Executive
image of Victoria ValentineSociety of Fire Protection Engineers
Victoria Valentine
Director of Professional Qualifications and Industry Alliances
image of Bruce JohnsonUnderwriters Laboratories
Bruce Johnson
Regulatory Services Regional Manager


image of Ozzie MirkhahAzarang (Ozzie) Mirkhah
Fire Protection Engineer
Altria Client Services
image of Wayne PowellWayne Powell
Executive Director
National Fire Heritage Center
image of Phil SchaenmanPhil Schaenman
Tri-Data Division

Technical Advisors

image of Johnny BrewingtonJohnny Brewington
International Association of Black Professional Firefighters
image of Peg CarsonPeg Carson
Carson Associates
image of Monica ColbyMonica Colby image of Bill KehoeBill Kehoe
Institution of Fire Engineers USA Branch
image of Pat MieszalaPat Mieszala
National Consultant & Educational Services
image of Don PorthDon Porth
PreventThink Life Safety Education and Consulting

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.

Stephen Hrustich
Project Manager
Jim Broman
IFE Liaison
Ed Comeau
Communications and Digital Media Manager
Meri-K Appy
Strategic Partnership Manager

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