Board of Directors

Executive Members

Bill Rigby
President

Fire Chief
Middletown Township
Delaware County

Chad Deardorff
Vice President

Fire Chief (ret), York City Department of Fire Rescue Services
Director, Emergency Management (Central Region) & Director Prehospital Services WellSpan Health

Dave Michaels
Secretary

Vice President of Education and Training, VFIS

Board Members

Jared Renshaw

Fire Chief, Western Berks Fire Department

Jerry Brant

Grant Consultant, DECOPlan Associates

Robert Brooks, President

Pennsylvania Professional Fire Fighters Association

Ed Mann

Director of Education & Training, Provident

Anthony Deaven
Treasurer

EMS Captain / Paramedic, Lower Allen Township

Thomas O’Donnell

Fire Chief, Norristown

Frank Zangari

Fire Chief Girardville, PA

Mike McLaughlin

Fire Chief
Peters Township
Washington County

Statewide Advisory Board Chairman

Frank Zangari

Fire Chief Girardville, PA

Executive Director

Jerry Ozog
MPA, EFO

Email: jozog@pfesi.org
Phone: 717-497-5306

Emeritus Members

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

Statewide Advisory Board Chairmen

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

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