COMMITTED TO YOUR SUCESS
FOUNDER (in memory of)
Chief Minor began his career with the Atlanta Fire Department in 1973. He rose to Fire Chief, and during his command, Chief Minor was highly regarded for his executive leadership ability in one of the nation’s busiest fire departments.
Chief Harris is a retired veteran of the United States Air Force. He served in fire protection for 32 years, including positions of Chief of Technical Services at Dobbins Air Force Reserve Base and Fire Chief at Lockheed Martin Aeronautics.
Chief Maffett joined the Columbia, South Carolina Fire Department in 1972. Over the next twenty-five years he rose to the rank of Deputy Fire Chief before finishing his career in 2011 with the Town of Stratford, Connecticut Fire Department.
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Our board of directors ensures that our operations and mission are tactically and strategically aligned to meet our performance and governance goals.
SCOTT MANSON, CPA, JD
Scott is an independent financial and legal consultant. He has a juris doctorate and is a certified public accountant.
KATE KAPALO, PhD
Kate has worked in the government and private sector as a university instructor and UX researcher, respectively. She has a PhD in modeling, virtual environments and simulation.
Wellington is a retired investment analyst. He has an MBA and MA. Wellington is Executive Director for Troops To Firefighters Inc.
Chief James is the Fire Chief of Fire & Emergency Services for McCrady Training Center at the South Carolina National Guard. He is a retired veteran of the U.S. Air Force. Andrew is Program Director for Troops To Firefighters Inc.