Officers and Staff

Current Officers

 

President (Acting)

Karyn Huntting Peters

September 2016 - present

General Inquiries | Press

President: Fred Britton | Acting President: Karyn Huntting Peters (see notes)

Editor (Acting)

Andrew Clark

September 2016 - present

Gift of Fire Journal | Elections

Editor: Karyn Huntting Peters | Acting Editor: Andrew Clark (see notes)

Treasurer

Brian Schwartz

March 2003 - present

Dues and Fees | Budget Reports | Elections

Internet Officer

Karyn Huntting Peters

April 2001 - present

Website | Fire List | Facebook Group | Social Media | Archives

Membership Officer

Alfred Simpson

April 2001 - present

Membership Applications and Inquiries

Ombudsman

Maco Stewart

June 2014 - Present

Member Complaints | Dispute Resolution

Current Officer Notes

Fred Britton’s permanent position: President (as of March 2003; on sabbatical since September 2016)
Karyn Huntting Peters’ permanent position: Editor (as of  June 2014; Acting President while President is on sabbatical as of September 2016)
Andrew Clark’s permanent position: none (Acting Editor as October, 2016 while Editor is serving as Acting President)

Staff Appointments

DR. DAVID CROSON | Business Advisor
MACO STEWART | Chair, Membership Committee
NATHAN “Nth” BAR-FIELDS | Program Analyst
FRED BRITTON | Publisher

Past Officers

Past Presidents

RONALD K. HOEFLIN, PHD (Founder) | May 84 – Jul 84
JEFFREY WARD | Jul 84 – Aug 87
PATRICK HILL | Aug 87 – Feb 88
DAVID WYMAN | Feb 88 – Feb 90
GRADY TOWERS | Feb 90 – Apr 90
RICHARD MAY | Apr 90 – Oct 98
FRED VAUGHAN | Oct 98 – Feb 99
FREDRIK ULLEN, PHD | Feb 99 – Apr 01
STEVE SCHUESSLER | Apr 01 – Mar 03

Past Editors

RICHARD MAY | May 84 – Jul 84
GREGORY SCOTT | Jul 84 – Apr 85
ANTON ANDERSSEN, JD | Apr 85 – Apr 89
ROBERT DICK, PHD | May 89 – Jan 90
GRADY M. TOWERS | Jan 90 – Apr 91
ROBERT DICK, PHD | Apr 91 – Jun 91
MONTY C. WALKER | Jun 91 – May 93
ROBERT DICK, PHD & DAN BARKER | May 93 – Sep 94
ROBERT DICK, PHD | Sep 94 – Aug 96
FRED VAUGHAN | Aug 96 – Jun 99
JAMES C. HARBECK, PHD | Jun 99 – Apr 01
MICHAEL CORRADO | Apr 01 – Mar 02
FRED VAUGHAN | Mar 02 | Feb 05
VACANT | Feb 05 – Oct 06
STEVAN DAMJANOVIC* | Oct 06 – Sep 08
VACANT | Sep 08 – Jan 09
GREG DECUBELLIS | Jan 09 – May 11
VACANT | May 11 – Aug 12
DAN HOGAN | Aug 12 – Jun 14* Indicates a non-Member holding the position of Editor/Officer.

Past Internet Officers

FRED VAUGHAN | Nov 96 – Nov 99
FREDRIK ULLEN, PHD | Jan 99 – Mar 99
STEVE SCHUESSLER | Mar 99 – Apr 01

Past Treasurers

GREGORY SCOTT | May 84 – Aug 84
GARY R. BRYANT | Aug 84 – Jan 86
RICHARD ADAMS | Jan 86 – Nov 87
JALON LEACH | Nov 87 – Aug 96
BARRY KINGTON | Aug 96 – Oct 97
FRED BRITTON | Oct 97 – Mar 03

Past Membership Officers

ROBERT DICK, PHD | May 84 – Feb 99
GINA LOSASSO, PHD | Feb 99 – Nov 99
BILL MCGAUGH | Nov 99 – Apr 01

Past Ombudsmans

RICHARD MAY | Aug 84 – Dec 94
HAROLD NICKEL | Dec 94 – Nov 87
GUY FOGLEMAN | Nov 97 – Dec 99
VACANT | Dec 99 – Jan 00
JOHN D. MARTINEZ | Jan 00 – Jan 01
JEFF PLEW, MD | Jan 01 – Mar 03
JOHN C. FILA, PHD | Mar 03 – Jun 14