Illinois Fire Service Institute

 

Leadership Staff

Executive Team

Brian R Brauer
Associate Director
(217) 333-9027

James P Moore
Assistant Director
(217) 300-3463

Thomas E Shubert
Assistant Director for Firefighting Programs
(309) 208-9023

Heather Moore
Director of Special Operations Training Program
(217) 244-4168

Farzaneh Masoud
Director of Research
(217) 333-3800

Jill Sauer
Director of Marketing and Public Relations
(217) 300-6036

Corporate Relations

Tim M Walsh
Director Corporate Relations, Development, and Community Engagement
(217) 300-0717

Programs

Firefighting Program

Thomas P Scheu
On-Campus Firefighting Program Assistant
(217) 424-2811

Mark A Clapp
LP/Oil/Gas Program Manager
(217) 244-7134

Gary Coney
Responder Intervention Team (RIT) Program Manager
(217) 333-3800

John A High Sr
Investigation and Prevention Program Manager
(217) 300-0560

James M Duignan
Truck Company Operations Program Manager
(217) 333-3800

Samuel J Vega
Engine Company Operations Program Manager
(708) 892-8145

Toby M Jackson
Smoke Divers Program Manager
(217) 424-2811

Michael D Mccastland
Fire Attack and Suppression Techniques (FAST) Program Manager
(630) 546-0667

Tal D Prendergast
Driver/Operator Program Director
(217) 244-0031

Jacob R Hutchcraft
Apparatus Driver Program Manager
(217) 384-2422

John Mcmann
Apparatus Operator Program Manager
(309) 275-6402

Michael E Forrest
Vehicle/Machinery Program Manager
(217) 333-3800

David D Newcomb
Agriculture Program Manager
(217) 333-3800

Thomas E Richter
Wildland Program Manager
(815) 562-1001

Benjamin P Kervin
On Campus Light and Fight
(217) 788-8430

Special Operations Training Program

Michael D Woodard
Rope Rescue Program Manager
(217) 333-3800

Christopher Downey
Hazardous Materials Program Manager
(217) 244-4451

Jonathan P Frye
Structural Collapse Program Manager
(630) 701-5290

Ryan A Reynolds
Confined Space Program Manager
(217) 300-1806

Jon M Hauge
Trench Program Manager
(217) 333-3800

Leadership Development and Command Programs

Lew L Lake
Fire Officer Program Director
Safety Officer Program Director
(217) 300-1808

Walter M Curtin
Fire Service Instructor Program Manager
(815) 469-1700

Gregory R Doty
National Incident Management System (NIMS) Program Manager
(217) 300-1804

Paul Gardner Jr
Leadership Development and Decision Making (LDDM) Program Manager
(708) 935-7954

James P Moore
First Responder Resiliency Project
(217) 300-3463

James P Moore
National Fire Academy Program
(217) 300-3463

Illini Emergency Medical Servics

Ralph T Kuchenbrod
IEMS Program Manager
(217) 778-1059

Regional Representatives

Library

Diane Richardson
Reference and Training
(217) 333-8925

David S Ehrenhart
Assistant Director for Library Operations
(217) 333-3800

Research

Farzaneh Masoud
Director of Research
(217) 333-3800

Gavin P Horn
Research Scientist
(217) 265-6563

Denise L Smith
Research Scientist
(217) 333-3800

Richard M Kesler
Research Scientist
(217) 300-6141

Information Technology

Tim E Lash
Manager of System Services
(217) 244-6910

John G Boyd
Network Administration Specialist
(217) 333-2163

Kevin Kessler
Research Programmer
(217) 265-9890

Robert Richardson Ii
Research Programmer
(217) 265-0194

Technology Based Training

Tom Cottrell
Technology Based Training (Online Learning)
(217) 300-3977

Curriculum and Testing

Christopher G Venezia
Curriculum Support Specialist
(217) 244-7497

Michael E Manint
Curriculum Support Specialist
(309) 310-5177

Katrina E Mann
Test Support Specialist
(217) 333-9505

Tracey L Johnson
Test Support Specialist
(217) 265-6451

International Programs

Lian J Ruan
International Programs Director
(217) 265-6107

Business Operations & Class Support

Business Operations

Sheryl B Ellenberger
Business and Finance Operations
(217) 300-5831

Beth A Niswonger
Accounting & Purchasing
(217) 244-6004

Keri Frederick
IFSI Human Resources
(217) 333-3800

Kathy A Mcbride
Travel and Office Supplies
(217) 333-9764

Kyle Loyd
P-Card/Foundation/HR Processing
(217) 244-6080

Class Support

Melanie G Hall
Executive Assistant/Administrative Aide
Class Support Operations
(217) 300-3641

Gregory M Brannan
Class Support Associate
(217) 300-3170

Lynette D Gilles
Class Support Specialist
(217) 300-8486

Kathy J Bott
Class Support Specialist
(217) 300-6382

 
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Phone: (217) 333-8925
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