Over twenty years of experience in the fire service, and is an instructor for the Massachusetts State Fire Academy, National Fire Academy, Society of Fire Protection Engineers and the National Fire Sprinkler Association (NFSA); he has also been an instructor and author for the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA). He has experience performing fire code inspection and plans review as a licensed Fire Marshal for the State of Rhode Island. He serves on and chairs several NFPA Technical Committees and UL Standards Technical Panels. Brad is a Certified Fire Protection Specialist has B.S. Degrees from both Saint Michael’s College and University of Cincinnati in Business Administration and Fire Safety and Engineering Technology.
Amy has over twenty years’ experience driving performance improvement in standards development and worker health & safety; she testified before Congress twice and once before the US Chemical Safety Board (CSB) on fire protection advocacy issues. Career emphasis is serving as a chemical engineer and strategist for navigating standards development processes, fire codes, and health & safety regulations. Skills include code analysis and interpretation, developing and teaching seminars, serving as an experienced spokesperson, and authoring articles and handbook chapters. Career experience includes 17 years at the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), a non-profit fire standards developer; and an Officer in the US Public Health Service with the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), a research agency under the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Amy has a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from the University of New Hampshire, and a Masters in Engineering Management from Western New England University.
Tom has over forty years as a licensed electrician with experience in residential, commercial and industrial. He served as engineer for large industrial plant for over twenty-five years including operation and maintenance of 15,000 volt distribution system. Tom also served as an instructor at a technical high school for 10 years teaching and evaluating students in preparation for the electrical apprentice program. He was also responsible for curriculum development in OSHA safety topics, NFPA 70E and photovoltaic systems.