Board of Directors

Pennsylvania Fire & Emergency Services Institute

Executive Board 2023

 

President – Steve Bair                                          Secretary – Dave Michaels

Vice President – Chad Deardorff                       Treasurer – Anthony Deaven

 

Mr. Steven Bair                                                          Mr. Anthony  Deaven

                                                                                          Lower Allen EMS

Phone: 814-424-4355

Email: stevebair@comcast.net                                  Phone: 717-269-5844

Email: tdeaven@latwp.org

Mr. Chad Deardorff

Director, Emergency Management                            Mr. David Michaels

Central Region &                                                            VFIS

Director, Prehospital Services                                   Phone: 717-741-7931

Office Phone: 717-812-3007                                      Cell Phone: 717-968-6511

Cell Phone: 717-891-2228                                          Email: dmichaels@vfis.com

Email: cdeardorff3@wellspan.org

 

Mr. Thomas O’Donnell                                               Mr. Ed Mann

Norristown Fire Department                                      Provident Agency

Phone: 610-476-3050                                                 Phone: 717-480-8847

Email: todonnell@norristown.org                              Email:emann@providentins.com

 

Mr. Frank Zangari                                                       Mr. Jerry Brant

Phone: 570-640-2458                                                 Phone: 814-381-8317

Email: fjm45@verizon.net                                       Email:jbrant.decoplan@verizon.net

 

Mr. Robert Brooks                                                      Mr. Jared Renshaw

Phone: 484-357-4955                                                 Phone: 610-678-1332

Email: Rbrooks@ppffa.org                                         Cell Phone: 760-590-382

Email: jared.renshaw@westernberksfire.org

 

 

Mr. William C. Rigby IV

Commissioner, City of Chester

Phone: 610-447-7765

Email: wrigby@chesterfire.net

 

 

 

Statewide Advisory Board Chairman

Mr. Frank J. Zangari
213 C Street
Girardville PA  17935
Phone: 610-562-6045

Executive Director

Jerry Ozog
Pennsylvania Fire & Emergency Services Institute
Harrisburg PA  17101
Phone: 717-497-5306
Email: jozog@pfesi.org

Administrative Assistant

Penny Biter
Pennsylvania Fire & Emergency Services Institute
P.O. Box 126436
Harrisburg PA  17112
Phone: 717-236-5995
Email: pbiter@pfesi.org

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 -2019

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

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