Board of Directors
DC Fire Chief Donald Edwards

Dr. William M. Jenaway, President

    Current Occupation:  Vice President of Reliance Insurance in Philadelphia, PA.
    Fire Service Background:  Chief, King of Prussia Volunteer Fire Company No. 1

Louis J. Amabili

    Current Occupation: Retired
    Fire Service Background:  Founder and Former Director, Delaware State Fire School. Appointed by President Nixon to Fire Prevention and Control Commission that wrote America Burning.

The Honorable M. H. “Jim” Estepp

Arthur Glatfelter

    Current Occupation: Chairman, CEO, Glatfelter Insurance Group
    Fire Service Background: Founder, VFIS (Volunteer Firemen’s Insurance Services)

Chet Henry

    Current Occupation: Retired
    Fire Service Background:  Former Fire Commissioner, State of Pennsylvania

CFSI Staff

William M. Webb

    Title: Executive Director
    Background: Project Manager, Firefighter Combat Challenge (1994-95)
    Director of Events, Congressional Fire Services Institute (1993)
    Director of Advance, U.S. Dept. of Labor (1991-93)
    Special Assistant to the Secretary, U.S. Dept. of Education (1990)
    Director of Research, Republican Governors Association (1988-1989)
    Director of Research, Nat’l Republican Congressional Comm (1985-87)
    District Representative, Honorable Denny Smith (OR-05) (1983-85)
    Education: Oregon State University, BA, Business Administration (1983)

Sylndria Bynoe

    Title: Director of Legislation
    Background: Government Affairs Representative, International Association of Fire Chiefs (1990-96)
    Assistant Account Manager, International Management Group (1988-90)
    Education: Howard University, BS, Sociology (1988)

Michael B. Eversole

    Title: Director of Development
    Background: Sergeant, College Park Volunteer Fire Department (1994-Present)
    Intern, Congressional Fire Services Institute (1996-97)
    Student Employee, University of Maryland, Maryland Fire and Rescue Institute, Logistical
    Education: University of Maryland, University College, BS, Fire Science (expected May, 1998)

Edward Klima

    Title: Director of External Affairs

Steven P. Austin

    Title: Fire Service Advisor
    Background: Claim Superintendent - State Farm Fire and Casualty Company specializing in fire service governmental affairs; Second VP - Deleware Volunteer Firemen's Association; Chair - NFPA Technical Committee on Fire Investigator Professional Qualifications; External Affairs Representative - International Association of Arson Investigators; Past Chairman - CFSI National Advisory Committee; Fire Police - Aetna Hose, Hook and Ladder Company, Newark, DE
    Education: West Liberty State College, BA, 1970 - History and Political Science

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