Board of Directors

Executive Board

Brian Connely, President
Steve Bair, Vice President
Jeff Siegrist, Secretary
Ray Lonabaugh, Treasurer

Board Members 

Mr. Jeff Siegrist
Provident Agency
PO Box 11588
Pittsburgh PA 15238
Phone: 800-447-0360
Cell Phone: 717-278-6269
Email: jsiegrist@providentbenefits.com

Mr. Brian Connely
KME/REV Group
511 Lombard Street
Tamaqua PA  18252
Phone: 570-728-4743
Email Bconnely@kmefire.com

Mr. Duane Hagelgans
261 Whittier Lane
Lancaster PA 17602
Office: 717-871-7536
Cell: 717-435-3631
Email: dhagelgans@comcast.net

Mr. Steve Bair
112 Pinewood Place
Port Matilda PA 16870
Phone: 814-933-9065
Email: sbair@centreregionfire.com

Mr. Jared Renshaw
Western Berks Fire Department
111 Stitzer Avenue
Wernersville PA 19565
Cell: 760-590-3829
Phone: 610-678-1332
Email: jared.renshaw@westernberksfire.org

Mr. Ray Lonabaugh
Fire Marshal – Tinicum Twp. DELCO
214 Riverview Avenue
Ridley Park PA 19078
Cell Phone: 484-325-0756
Email: raynfsa@comcast.net

Mr. William Gillespie II CISR. CPIA
VFIS
8775 Pathfinder Rd
Breinigsville, PA 18031
Office: 717-747-7028
Cell: 610-217-1351
Email: wdgillespie@vfis.com

Ms. Janette Swade
PEHSC
600 Wilson Lane
Mechanicsburg PA 17055
Phone: 717-795-0740
Email: jswade@pehsc.org

Mr. Chad Deardorff
Fire Chief
Dept. of Fire/Rescue Services City of York
43 South Duke Street
York PA  17401
Phone: 717-849-2310
Cell: 717-779-9585
Email: CDeardor@yorkcity.org

Mr. Jerry Brant
778 Sunset Road
Patton, PA 16668
Phone: 814-381-8317
jbrant.decoplan@verizon.net 

Mr. Ken Barton
Pennsylvania Professional Fire Fighters Association
1602 Fiddlewood Drive
Lancaster, PA 17602
Phone: 717-471-1651
kbarton@ppffa.org

Statewide Advisory Board Chairman

Mr. Frank J. Zangari
213 C Street
Girardville PA  17935
Phone: 610-562-6045
Email: Fzangari@pa.gov

Executive Director

Jerry Ozog
Pennsylvania Fire & Emergency Services Institute
223 State Street
Harrisburg PA  17101
Phone: 717-236-5995
Fax: 717-236-5996
Email: pfesi@verizon.net

Administrative Assistant

Penny Biter
Pennsylvania Fire & Emergency Services Institute
223 State Street
Harrisburg PA  17101
Phone: 717-236-5995
Fax: 717-236-5996
Email: pfesi@verizon.net

Emeritus Members

William Hamilton
William Jenaway
Lee Fulton
Chet Henry
Louis Klein
Barry Balliet
Ken Stewart
Dave Wyrwas

Statewide Advisory Board Chairmen

1991 – 1993    Tom Savage
1993 – 1994    Ernie Rojahn
1994 – 1995    Don Konkle
1995 – 1996    Ken Stewart
1996 – 1997    Walt Wise
1997 – 1998    Mike Heffron
1998 – 1999    Norm Bowser
1999 – 2000    Tom Quinn
2000 – 2002    Bob Timko
2002 – 2004    Duane Trautman
2004 – 2006    Vince Difilippo
2006 – 2008    Charles Belgie
2008 – 2010    Charles Belgie
2010 – 2012    George (Beau) Crowding
2012 – 2014    Frank Zangari
2014 – 2016    Frank Zangari
2016 – 2018    Frank Zangari
2018 – Present    Frank Zangari

Institute Past Presidents

Mr. Chet Henry
Mr. William F. Jenaway
Mr. William Hamilton
Mr. Louis Klein
Mr. Donald Konkle – 1996 – 2009
Mr. David Wyrwas – 2009 – 2012
Brian Connely – 2012 – 2016
Mike Whitzel – 2016 – 2017
Brian Connely – 2017 –

Past Executive Directors
Marko Bourne
John Brenner
Tom Savage – 2001 – 2010
Don Konkle – 2010 – 2019

Board of Directors

Executive Board

Brian Connely, President
Steve Bair, Vice President
Jeff Siegrist, Secretary
Ray Lonabaugh, Treasurer

Board Members 

Mr. Jeff Siegrist
Provident Agency
PO Box 11588
Pittsburgh PA 15238
Phone: 800-447-0360
Cell Phone: 717-278-6269
Email: jsiegrist@providentbenefits.com

Mr. Brian Connely
Spartan ERV
511 Lombard Street
Tamaqua PA  18252
Phone: 570-728-4743
Email Bconnely@kmefire.com

Mr. Duane Hagelgans
261 Whittier Lane
Lancaster PA 17602
Office: 717-871-7536
Cell: 717-435-3631
Email: dhagelgans@comcast.net

Mr. Ray Stackhouse
427 Sixth Avenue
Parkesburg PA 19365
Phone: 484-571-9686
Email: rstackhouse@calntownship.org

 

Mr. Steve Bair
112 Pinewood Place
Port Matilda PA 16870
Phone: 814-933-9065
Email: sbair@centreregionfire.com

Mr. Jared Renshaw
Western Berks Fire Department
111 Stitzer Avenue
Wernersville PA 19565
Cell: 760-590-3829
Phone: 610-678-1332
Email: jared.renshaw@westernberksfire.org

Mr. Ray Lonabaugh
Fire Marshal – Tinicum Twp. DELCO
214 Riverview Avenue
Ridley Park PA 19078
Cell Phone: 484-325-0756
Email: raynfsa@comcast.net

Mr. William Gillespie II CISR. CPIA
VFIS
8775 Pathfinder Rd
Breinigsville, PA 18031
Office: 717-747-7028
Cell: 610-217-1351
Email: wdgillespie@vfis.com

Ms. Janette Swade
PEHSC
600 Wilson Lane
Mechanicsburg PA 17055
Phone: 717-795-0740
Email: jswade@pehsc.org

Mr. Chad Deardorff
Fire Chief
Dept. of Fire/Rescue Services City of York
43 South Duke Street
York PA  17401
Phone: 717-849-2310
Cell: 717-779-9585
Email: CDeardor@yorkcity.org

Statewide Advisory Board Chairman

Mr. Frank J. Zangari
213 C Street
Girardville PA  17935
Phone: 610-562-6045
Email: Fzangari@pa.gov

Executive Director

Jerry Ozog
Pennsylvania Fire & Emergency Services Institute
223 State Street
Harrisburg PA  17101
Phone: 717-236-5995
Fax: 717-236-5996
Email: pfesi@verizon.net

Administrative Assistant

Penny Biter
Pennsylvania Fire & Emergency Services Institute
223 State Street
Harrisburg PA  17101
Phone: 717-236-5995
Fax: 717-236-5996
Email: pfesi@verizon.net

Emeritus Members

William Hamilton
William Jenaway
Lee Fulton
Chet Henry
Louis Klein
Barry Balliet
Ken Stewart
Dave Wyrwas

Statewide Advisory Board Chairmen

1991 – 1993    Tom Savage
1993 – 1994    Ernie Rojahn
1994 – 1995    Don Konkle
1995 – 1996    Ken Stewart
1996 – 1997    Walt Wise
1997 – 1998    Mike Heffron
1998 – 1999    Norm Bowser
1999 – 2000    Tom Quinn
2000 – 2002    Bob Timko
2002 – 2004    Duane Trautman
2004 – 2006    Vince Difilippo
2006 – 2008    Charles Belgie
2008 – 2010    Charles Belgie
2010 – 2012    George (Beau) Crowding
2012 – 2014    Frank Zangari
2014 – 2016    Frank Zangari
2016 – 2018    Frank Zangari
2018 – Present    Frank Zangari

Institute Past Presidents

Mr. Chet Henry
Mr. William F. Jenaway
Mr. William Hamilton
Mr. Louis Klein
Mr. Donald Konkle – 1996 – 2009
Mr. David Wyrwas – 2009 – 2012
Brian Connely – 2012 – 2016
Mike Whitzel – 2016 – 2017
Brian Connely – 2017 –

Past Executive Directors

Marko Bourne
John Brenner
Tom Savage – 2001 – 2010
Don Konkle – 2010 – 2019

Board of Directors

Executive Board

Brian Connely, President
Steve Bair, Vice President
Jeff Siegrist, Secretary
Ray Lonabaugh, Treasurer

Board Members 

Mr. Jeff Siegrist
Provident Agency
PO Box 11588
Pittsburgh PA 15238
Phone: 800-447-0360
Cell Phone: 717-278-6269
Email: jsiegrist@providentbenefits.com

Mr. Brian Connely
Spartan ERV
511 Lombard Street
Tamaqua PA  18252
Phone: 570-728-4743
Email Bconnely@kmefire.com

Mr. Duane Hagelgans
261 Whittier Lane
Lancaster PA 17602
Office: 717-871-7536
Cell: 717-435-3631
Email: dhagelgans@comcast.net

Mr. Ray Stackhouse
427 Sixth Avenue
Parkesburg PA 19365
Phone: 484-571-9686
Email: rstackhouse@calntownship.org

 

Mr. Steve Bair
112 Pinewood Place
Port Matilda PA 16870
Phone: 814-933-9065
Email: sbair@centreregionfire.com

Mr. Jared Renshaw
Western Berks Fire Department
111 Stitzer Avenue
Wernersville PA 19565
Cell: 760-590-3829
Phone: 610-678-1332
Email: jared.renshaw@westernberksfire.org

Mr. Ray Lonabaugh
Fire Marshal – Tinicum Twp. DELCO
214 Riverview Avenue
Ridley Park PA 19078
Cell Phone: 484-325-0756
Email: raynfsa@comcast.net

Mr. William Gillespie II CISR. CPIA
VFIS
8775 Pathfinder Rd
Breinigsville, PA 18031
Office: 717-747-7028
Cell: 610-217-1351
Email: wdgillespie@vfis.com

Ms. Janette Swade
PEHSC
600 Wilson Lane
Mechanicsburg PA 17055
Phone: 717-795-0740
Email: jswade@pehsc.org

Mr. Chad Deardorff
Fire Chief
Dept. of Fire/Rescue Services City of York
43 South Duke Street
York PA  17401
Phone: 717-849-2310
Cell: 717-779-9585
Email: CDeardor@yorkcity.org

Statewide Advisory Board Chairman

Mr. Frank J. Zangari
213 C Street
Girardville PA  17935
Phone: 610-562-6045
Email: Fzangari@pa.gov

Executive Director

Jerry Ozog
Pennsylvania Fire & Emergency Services Institute
223 State Street
Harrisburg PA  17101
Phone: 717-236-5995
Fax: 717-236-5996
Email: pfesi@verizon.net

Administrative Assistant

Penny Biter
Pennsylvania Fire & Emergency Services Institute
223 State Street
Harrisburg PA  17101
Phone: 717-236-5995
Fax: 717-236-5996
Email: pfesi@verizon.net

Emeritus Members

William Hamilton
William Jenaway
Lee Fulton
Chet Henry
Louis Klein
Barry Balliet
Ken Stewart
Dave Wyrwas

Statewide Advisory Board Chairmen

1991 – 1993    Tom Savage
1993 – 1994    Ernie Rojahn
1994 – 1995    Don Konkle
1995 – 1996    Ken Stewart
1996 – 1997    Walt Wise
1997 – 1998    Mike Heffron
1998 – 1999    Norm Bowser
1999 – 2000    Tom Quinn
2000 – 2002    Bob Timko
2002 – 2004    Duane Trautman
2004 – 2006    Vince Difilippo
2006 – 2008    Charles Belgie
2008 – 2010    Charles Belgie
2010 – 2012    George (Beau) Crowding
2012 – 2014    Frank Zangari
2014 – 2016    Frank Zangari
2016 – 2018    Frank Zangari
2018 – Present    Frank Zangari

Institute Past Presidents

Mr. Chet Henry
Mr. William F. Jenaway
Mr. William Hamilton
Mr. Louis Klein
Mr. Donald Konkle – 1996 – 2009
Mr. David Wyrwas – 2009 – 2012
Brian Connely – 2012 – 2016
Mike Whitzel – 2016 – 2017
Brian Connely – 2017 –

Past Executive Directors

Marko Bourne
John Brenner
Tom Savage – 2001 – 2010
Don Konkle – 2010 – 2019

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6 days ago

PFESI

Fire Chief Survey 2019 - 558 responses or 29.0 percent - need 20 more to hit 30% in which the experts feel will be an excellent response! Survey is located here: pfesi.org/2019/10/27/2019-fire-chief-survey/ ... See MoreSee Less

Fire Chief Survey 2019 - 558 responses or 29.0 percent - need 20 more to hit 30% in which the experts feel will be an excellent response!   Survey is located here: http://pfesi.org/2019/10/27/2019-fire-chief-survey/

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Can you publish the list of departments that responded?

Thanks Jerry, PFESI.... Not many responses or reports " Above I- 80" .. Don't wanna hear - they don't care above I 80, if your not speaking out or fill out a simple questionaire.

Rick Moser

John Bacha

Jonathan Fisher did you fill one out?

Stephen Jeffery you like these things??

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6 days ago

PFESI

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Then the Assistant Fire Academy Training Services Administrator position at the State Fire Academy in Mifflin County may be for you.

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6 days ago

PFESI

PFESI is seeking a Fire & Emergency Services Chaplin to perform services at our Annual Dinner on Saturday November 23 at 6 PM. Please share and if interested please contact Jerry Ozog @ jozog@pfesi.org ... See MoreSee Less

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Joshua Wells, your dad?

Rodney Wells Gus Al-Khal

Ryan Lucas?

Jim Crotty ?

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2 weeks ago

PFESI

PFESI is in Tioga County this evening presenting in cooperation with the PA State Association of Township Supervisions! Strategic Planning for Fire Service Operations in Townships! ... See MoreSee Less

PFESI is in Tioga County this evening presenting in cooperation with the PA State Association of Township Supervisions! Strategic Planning for Fire Service Operations in Townships!Image attachmentImage attachment

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Great class and refresher to refocus

Great... Communication, and education

Good Stuff!

I knew I should have asked what fire dept you ran with i ran with new Kingstown when I lived down there

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